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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Sir Wynton Marsalis ~ one of the most talented musicians of the 21st century
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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.

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.

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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

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

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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

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

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Duke Ellington (April 22, 1899 - May 24, 1974) American pianist, bandleader

Duke Ellington (April 22, 1899 - May 24, 1974) American pianist, bandleader

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Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Charles Mingus Jr. fue una gran influencia del jazz americano contrabajista, compositor y director de orquesta.

Charles Mingus Jr. fue una gran influencia del jazz americano contrabajista, compositor y director de orquesta.

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