Gjon Mili, Red Callender, Lester Young

Photographer Gjon Mili (L) w. bassist Red Callender & saxophonist Lester Young on set of the film Jammin’ the Blues, directed by Mili

Coleman Hawkins - Legendary American jazz saxophonist. Hawkins was one of the first prominent jazz musicians on the tenor saxophone.

Hawkins was one of the first prominent jazz musicians on the tenor saxophone. - I remember Dad mentioning seeing Coleman Hawkins walking down the sidewalk in front of our apartment building.

Lester Young and Miles Davis

Lester Young and Miles Davis

Lester Young & Billie Holiday - Prez & Lady Day

Lester Young and Billie Holiday. Lester called her 'Lady Day', thus spawning the nickname.

Dave Brubeck

David Warren "Dave" Brubeck (December 1920 – December was an American jazz pianist and composer.

Lester Young by Eliot Elisofon, 1954 - American jazz tenor saxophonist and sometime clarinetist

Lester Young by Eliot Elisofon, 1954 - American jazz tenor saxophonist and sometime clarinetist

Esperanza Spalding (b. Oct 18, 1984) American Jazz Bassist, Cellist & Singer, draws upon many genres in her own compositions. Has won three Grammy Awards, including for Best New Artist at 53rd Grammy Awards, making her the 1st – & only – jazz artist to win the award. Wikipedia

Esperanza Spalding (b. Oct American Jazz Bassist, Cellist Singer, draws upon many genres in her own compositions. Has won three Grammy Awards, including for Best New Artist at Grammy Awards, making her the – only – jazz artist to win the award.

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