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Nat Adderley

† Nat Adderley (November 1931 - January American jazzcornetplayer and trumpetplayer.

Wardell Gray (and his wife, Dorothy. cira. 1949)

Wardell Gray (and his wife, Dorothy. cira. 1949)

Al Hirt

Musician/trumpeter/band leader Al Hirt was born today November He worked in many types of music genera from Dixieland to Jazz. He was a frequent guest performer on musical/variety TV in the His record "Java" became a million seller in He passed in

A pinner wrote: "Mr Clark Terry. One of the greatest trumpet player ever. Born 1924. He died 2015/2/21. God bless you. Thanks for your music and love."

mosaicrecords: “ Clark Terry on his Ellington Bandmates Clark Terry sheds some light on the nicknames and personality traits of his fellow bandsmen during his days with the Ellington ensemble.


Charlie Parker and Tommy Potter - gorgeous portrait of this pair of jazz musicians on bass and saxophone.

Charles "Charlie" Parker, Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Miles Davis once said, "You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker."

Charlie "Bird" Parker, Miles Davis once said, "You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker.

Jay Jay Johnson - trombone

Photo of Jazz trombonist, J. Between the and the of May, Jazz musician J.Johnson was a member of the Orchestra that recorded material with Bennie Carter for Jubilee. The recording was done at NBC Radio City in Hollywood, Ca - GMA



Clifford Brown and Lou Donaldson-Birdland, 1954

jowcol: “ mosaicrecords: “ Clifford Brown: One Night at Birdland Today is the birthday of Clifford Brown, born October He would have been 83 years old today. Clifford Brown’s first recording.

Slide Hampton - April 21, 1932 -Trombone

Slide Hampton, other stars, to light up anniversary Carolina Jazz Festival

Join Biography.com in a look at African-American jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown, a major figure in the hard-bop idiom, who  was noted for his lyricism.

Clifford Brown amazed his peers with his ability to blend technique with emotion to create a rich, full sound that earned him praise as the "preeminent trumpeter.

Sonny Stitt - I WANT TO BE HAPPY  piano Bud Powell

You either love Sonny Stitt or you're completely unfamiliar with the saxophonist. And if you're as crazy about Stitt, as I am, then you know it's almost impossible to collect his records.