Ramsey Lewis Trio

Fifty years ago in a Washington, DC nightclub, the Ramsey Lewis Trio recorded “The In Crowd,” a rare jazz single that landed on the pop charts. Critic Kevin Whitehead says the fans were half the.

Wynton Learson Marsalis: Trumpeter, Composer, Teacher, Music Educator, & Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, United States. Promoted appreciation of classical & jazz music often to young audiences. Wikipedia

Wynton Learson Marsalis,Petruciani trouvait qu'il jouait comme un vieux

Frank Sinatra and Count Basie - better than Peanut Butter and Jam

Frank Sinatra and Count Basie - better than Peanut Butter and Jam

Elvin Jones played with Coltrane in his Quartet from 1960-6, appearing on albums such as A Love Supreme.

do-nothing: “ Music… Jazz drummer Elvin Jones, Sep. 1927 - Elvin Jones played with Coltrane in his Quartet from appearing on albums such as A Love Supreme… His polyrythmic.

Kenny Burrell, one of the most sweetly lyrical players I have ever heard.

Jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell, during his Midnight Blue session, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 1963 - photo Francis Wolff

John Coltrane, jazz visionary - died on this day in 1967, aged 40, from liver cancer…  Photo: Lee Friedlander, 1960

John Coltrane, jazz visionary - died on this day in aged from liver cancer… Photo: Lee Friedlander, 1960

"Ever since I've ever heard music, I thought it should be very clean, very precise — as clean as possible, anyway, and more or less tuned to people. Something they could understand, something that was beautiful, you know? Because definitely there are stories and stories and stories that can be told." Charlie Parker

The Story Of Charlie Parker's 'Ko Ko'

Picture of Charlie Parker — Three Deuces, New York, 1947 / Foto: William Gottlieb

Chick Corea, Art Blakey, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, and Herbie Hancock

Lunes de jazz con Chick Corea, Art Blakey, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, and Herbie Hancock

Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk at the Five Spot Cafe, NYC 1957.

Uncredited Photographer Sonny Rollins (Sax) and Thelonious Monk (Piano), the Five Spot Cafe, New York City 1957

Esperanza Spaulding

With deep roots in both pop and classical music, Esperanza bassist, bandleader,composer, vocalist is the breakout star of jazz s second century Photograph by Mark Seliger

A pinner wrote: "Mr Clark Terry. One of the greatest trumpet player ever. Born 1924. He died 2015/2/21. God bless you. Thanks for your music and love."

mosaicrecords: “ Clark Terry on his Ellington Bandmates Clark Terry sheds some light on the nicknames and personality traits of his fellow bandsmen during his days with the Ellington ensemble.

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