Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music.
Peggy "Lady Bo" Jones, one of the 1st female lead guitarists in Rock n' Roll. She is most notable for her work in Bo Diddley's backing band, for which she earned the affectionate - and appropriate - nickname Lady Bo. However, her musical resume is much longer, boasting stints as a doo wop singer and an R+B/soul bandleader. She began her career as a professional dancer.
Charles Mingus Jr. (22 Apr, 1922 – 5 Jan, 1979) Influential Jazz Double Bassist, Composer & Bandleader. Mingus's compositions retained hot soulful feel of Hard Bop, drew heavily from Black Gospel, elements of Third Stream, Free Jazz, & Classical music. Mingus avoided categorization, own brand of music / Tradition w/ Unique, Unexplored Realms of Jazz. Cited Duke Ellington & church as his main influences.
The legendary Cab Calloway, one of the all-time greats American jazz singers and bandleaders, most famous for his hit 'Minnie The Moocher' - which you've probably seen him perform in The Blues Brothers.♫♥♫♫♥♫♥♥J
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century