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On Jubilee 1946-1947

On Jubilee 1946-1947


Duke Ellington

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over compositions. Born: April Washington, D. Died: May New York

Stanley Clarke, American jazz musician & composer. He is known for his innovative & influential work on double bass & electric bass & for his film & TV scores. He has worked as a composer, orchestrator, conductor & performer of scores for Boyz n the Hood, What's Love Got.., Passenger 57, Higher Learning, Poetic Justice, Panther, The 5 Heartbeats, Transporter, MJ's Remember the Time video & Soul Food (TV). He is also known for his work with the fusion band Return to Forever, & as a…

Stanley Clarke is an American jazz musician and composer known for his innovative and influential work on double bass and electric bass as well as for his numerous film and television scores. He was also with the jazz group Return to Forever.

John Coltrane with Miles Davis in the background

John Coltrane and Miles Davis , NYC, © Don Hunstein. Coltrane is mystic, embodies jazz like Rothko does painting.

themaninthegreenshirt: John William Coltrane - 23 de septiembre 1926 - 17 de julio 1967

John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop…

Miles Davis - the coolest cat ever.

Miles Davis en 7 disques

John Coltrane via Lee Friedlander

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

Dizzy Gillespie, photo uncredited

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. Allmusic's Scott Yanow wrote, "Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz were huge.