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Ladies of Jazz:  Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey

Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (April 1917 - June Billie Holiday (April 1915 - June Thelma Carpenter (January 1922 - May Lena Horne (June 1917 - May Sarah Vaughan (March 1924 - April Pearl Bailey (March 1918 - August

Bessie_Smith

~Bessie Smith I’ve been poor and I’ve been rich, and rich is better. ~Bessie Smith Press: Who are your favorite sing…

Quincy Jones - record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, television producer, and trumpeter

Quincy Delight Jones has produced and arranged for everyone from Dinah Washington to Count Basie to Sarah Vaughan to Michael Jackson. In this 1961 photo, he is in the studio looking over some sheet music.

John Coltrane backstage / Stanford University a few months before his death in 1966 (photo by Jim Marshall)

John Coltrane backstage / Stanford University a few months before his death in 1966 (photo by Jim Marshall) Best Jazz artist ever!

Words of Wisdom from Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk - American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music. Photo by Herb Snitzer

Frank Sinatra Mugshot Arrest Photo Bergen County New by GalleryLF

Frank Sinatra - In Ol’ Blue Eyes used his sapphire irises to “carry on” with a married woman in New Jersey. And yes, in you could get arrested for that. The charge was later changed to adultery but was eventually dismissed.

Hackensack NJ, September 21, 1956 | © Jazzinphoto

Hackensack NJ, September 21, 1956

John Coltrane during Paul Chambers’ Whims of Chambers session, Hackensack NJ, September 1956 Photo by Francis Wolff John Coltrane during Paul Chambers’ Whims of Chambers session, Hackensack NJ, September 1956 (photo by Francis Wolff)

The Temptations ca.1965

The Temptations- otherwise known as the My Girl, Sugarpie Honeybunch, etc. awesome singers :D

Miles

Miles Davis: The Essential Miles Davis Album Cover Parodies. A list of all the groups that have released album covers that look like the Miles Davis The Essential Miles Davis album.

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