Cookin' With The Miles Davis Quintet. Prestige Records (1957). Illustration by Phil Hays
Ella Jane Fitzgerald 4/25/1917-6/15/1996 American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella. Fitzgerald started singing with Chick Webb's big band and soon became its star. She recorded "A Tisket-A Tasket" in 1938 and a 14-time Grammy Award winner.
Clifford Brown (Oct. 30, 1930 – 1956) was an influential and highly rated American jazz trumpeter - a hard bopper as well as a smooth balladeer… Clifford Brown and Gigi Gryce during rehearsal for Brown’s Sextet session, August 28, 1953 NYC
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Lester Bowie November 8,1999 Lester Bowie passed away, aged 58. He was a jazz trumpeter, composer &co-founder of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.
Rahsaan Roland Kirk Hamburg, 1972
hennyproud: “ “Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong taking a break and fooling around during a Decca recording session, c. 1949 ” ”