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 1926 was a very versatile and innovative American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential American born musicians of the century.

George Benson - this man has bridged the gaps between pop and jazz perfectly whilst still maintaining the elegance and creativity of the Jazz genre

George Benson - this man bridged the gaps between pop and jazz perfectly whilst still maintaining the elegance and creativity of the Jazz genre.

Greatest jazz composer ever - Charles Mingus. #Charles_Mingus #jazz

One of my favorite music stories ever is when Migus got pissed off at an off time piano player so he walked over to the piano mid-song and tore out the piano strings with his bare hands. Big scary dude but one of the greats.

Dexter Gordon. Jazz Saxophonist.

Dexter Gordon. Jazz Saxophonist.

Esperanza Spalding by Jazz in Black 'n White (et autres choses...), via Flickr

Esperanza Spalding Jazz Sous les Pommiers 2008 - Thanks to PBS or I wouldn't have heard of her. Love her voice

Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer. Starting his career with Donald Byrd, he shortly thereafter joined the Miles Davis Quintet where Hancock helped to redefine the role of a jazz rhythm section and was one of the primary architects of the "post-bop" sound. He was one of the first jazz musicians to embrace synthesizers and funk music (characterized by syncopated drum beats).

Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer. Starting his career with Donald Byrd, he shortly thereafter joined the Miles Davis Quintet where Hancock helped to redefine the role of a

Basic Jazz Guitar Chord Chart | Musicians Resources

Jazz guitar can be referred to as a small genre of mixed music, consisting of swing and blues with improvised chord progressions. The origi.

Oscar Peterson's music is made of sweat, passion and joy. His technique is incredible and the fact that he puts all himself in every note he plays makes him my favorite pianist by far.

Oscar Peterson plays his crazy (jazz) version of the flight of the bumblebee, originaly written by Rimsky-Korsakov.

Toots Thielemans, born Jean-Baptiste Frederic Isidor Thielemans (1922) - Belgian jazz musician known for his guitar and harmonica playing as well as his whistling. Thielemans is credited as one of the greatest harmonica players of the 20th century.

Toots Thielemans, born Jean-Baptiste Frederic Isidor Thielemans - Belgian jazz musician known for his guitar and harmonica playing as well as his whistling. Thielemans is credited as one of the greatest harmonica players of the century.

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

DelightFULL's lamps are knowingly inspired by jazz musicians, and here are the most quintessential albums and how they've inspired these Mid-century lamps.

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