Famous Jazz musician John Coltrane was born in Hamlet NC (Richmond County) in 1926!

Robert Johnson

Miles Davis--probably my favourite jazz musician.

Jimi.....

Billy Joel...FIRST concert I ever went to; my college roomie and I took turns throughout and inbetween classes dialing and redialing to get through to ticketron!! I was not disappointed;gave an amazing show for the "We didn't Start the Fire" tour

Roy Hargrove

John Coltrane

Sonny Rollins and Max Roach

Dave Brubeck

John Coltrane, one of the best jazz musicians of all time, is from Philadelphia

Carlos Santana

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Missisippi John Hurt

Rare photo of John Coltrane playing drums

John Coltrane

John Contrane, jazz saxophonist and composter. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, he helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and later was at the forefront of free jazz. He is known for his work with trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk. He influenced innumerable musicians, and remains one of the most significant saxophonists in jazz history. His A Love Supreme is often listed amongst the greatest jazz albums of all time. R.I.P.

Mumford and Sons

Miles Davis in 1973 - God of trumpet) - R_07.11.2013

Miles Davis, defining cool

Thelonious Monk, New York, NY 1963

http://custard-pie.com/ john bonham (Led Zeppelin)... Was an innovator and a pioneer of modern Rock drumming just fab