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.

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.

Donald Byrd hones his skills on the subway en route to a Manhattan session #trumpet                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Donald Byrd hones his skills on the subway en route to a Manhattan session #trumpet More

Charlie Parker, aka ""Bird" & "Yardbird", jazz saxophonist & composer. He was a highly influential jazz soloist, a leading figure in the development of bebop, & an introducer of revolutionary harmonic ideas. As an icon for the hipster subculture and later the Beat Generation, 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 four words: Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker."

Charlie Parker, aka ""Bird" & "Yardbird", jazz saxophonist & composer. He was a highly influential jazz soloist, a leading figure in the development of bebop, & an introducer of revolutionary harmonic ideas. As an icon for the hipster subculture and later the Beat Generation, 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 four words: Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker."

Miles  MILES DAVIS I Fall in Love Too Easily  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK8JlTlhnjw&list=PL4773A9FABF9C0CD6&index=21

Miles MILES DAVIS I Fall in Love Too Easily https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK8JlTlhnjw&list=PL4773A9FABF9C0CD6&index=21

Quincy Jones Representation of Free and Easy at the Alhambra, 1960

Quincy Jones Representation of Free and Easy at the Alhambra, 1960

Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was an American jazz musician (trombone), arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known "Big Bands". While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's plane disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.

Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was an American jazz musician (trombone), arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known "Big Bands". While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's plane disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.

documentary about women jazz musicians... a little bit of untold history and a lot of incredible music

documentary about women jazz musicians... a little bit of untold history and a lot of incredible music

Benny Goodman - first to bring jazz to Carnegie Hall. Goodman had character drawbacks, too.

Benny Goodman - first to bring jazz to Carnegie Hall. Goodman had character drawbacks, too.

Oscar Peterson | One of the greatest Canadian jazz musicians pianist) in the world | From Montreal

Oscar Peterson | One of the greatest Canadian jazz musicians pianist) in the world | From Montreal

Melba Liston, Jazz musician (1926-1999) American jazz trombonist, musical arranger, and composer

Melba Liston, Jazz musician (1926-1999) American jazz trombonist, musical arranger, and composer

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