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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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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Gladys Bentley was a lively, piano-playing blues and jazz singer. Hailing from Trinidad, Bentley performed at speakeasies (including Clam House, the most notorious gay speakeasy) across the country, clad in her famous tuxedo and top hat, boasting her sexuality, raunchy lyrics, and play on gender identity. Bentley penned a memoir, "If This Be Sin," joining other queer black intellectuals and performers in Harlem.

Gladys Bentley was a lively, piano-playing blues and jazz singer. Hailing from Trinidad, Bentley performed at speakeasies (including Clam House, the most notorious gay speakeasy) across the country, clad in her famous tuxedo and top hat, boasting her sexuality, raunchy lyrics, and play on gender identity. Bentley penned a memoir, "If This Be Sin," joining other queer black intellectuals and performers in Harlem.

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Sir Wynton Marsalis ~ one of the most talented musicians of the 21st century
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Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.

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Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me -song lyrics, songs, music lyrics, song quotes, music quotes

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me -song lyrics, songs, music lyrics, song quotes, music quotes

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Singer Lena Horne singing into mike on stage as they bandleader conducts an orchestra behind her in nightclub, 1947.

Singer Lena Horne singing into mike on stage as they bandleader conducts an orchestra behind her in nightclub, 1947.

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Can’t afford expensive guitar lessons? Veteran teacher and bandleader Jerry Jennings, teaching from a Christian worldview, has Guitar lessons on our site. Jerry teaches new songs and chords each week.

Can’t afford expensive guitar lessons? Veteran teacher and bandleader Jerry Jennings, teaching from a Christian worldview, has Guitar lessons on our site. Jerry teaches new songs and chords each week.

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