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Etta James Died | Legendary singer Etta James has died at the age of 73 at a hospital in ...

The late, great Donald Byrd #jazz #donaldbyrd #blackbyrds The trumpet have silenced but the records are alive...

The Village Vanguard Jazz Club: 178-7th Ave South, Greenwich Village, NYC. Opened on Feb 22, 1935, by Max Gordon featured many forms of music, such as Folk Music & Beat Poetry; switched to All-Jazz Format in 1957. http://www.invertedgarden.com/inverted-garden/2010/02/happy-75th-birthday-village-vanguard.html

Lena Horne as a Jazz singer during the 1940s. Her artistic career continued for decades as a musician and actress. She joined the ancestors at the age of 92 on May 10, 2010. by Pan-African News Wire File Photos, via Flickr

Sonny Stitt Saxophonist Edward "Sonny" Stitt was an American jazz saxophonist of the bebop/hard bop idiom. He was one of the best-documented saxophonists of his generation, recording over 100 albums. Wikipedia Died: July 22, 1982, Washington, D.C. Nationality: American Parents: Edward Boatner, Claudine Wickes