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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 Davis was, with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.

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Nina Simone (1933-2003) was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist and jazz musician

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Thelonious Monk rehearsing in a New York loft with saxophonists Phil Woods and Charlie Rouse, 1959.

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Charlie Parker, aka Bird & Yardbird, jazz saxophonist & composer. He was a highly influential jazz soloist, leading figure in the development of bebop & introducer of revolutionary harmonic ideas. As an icon for the hipster subculture & later the Beat Gen, he personified the jazz musician as an uncompromising artist & intellectual, rather than an entertainer. Miles Davis once said, "You can tell the history of jazz in 4 words: Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker." both brokethrough in their…

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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

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Herbie Hancock-was one of the first jazz musicians to embrace music synthesizers and funk music

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the way you look tonight • sonny rollins + thelonious monk #john_abbottt

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Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was an American jazz musician.

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Chet Baker. One of the greatest jazz musicians I've listened to.

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Thelonious Monk (1963 NY, NY). As of 2010, One of Five Jazz Musicians featured on Cover of Time Magazine, after Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, & Duke Ellington, & before Wynton Marsalis. https://www.morrisonhotelgallery.com/photographer/default.aspx?photographerID=10=1631

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