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ella fitzgerald

Ella Jane Fitzgerald, also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves and known for her incredible scat singing.

Ray Charles, 1958

Ray Charles photographed by Lee Friedlander, he moved to New York City where he photographed jazz musicians for record covers. His early work was influenced by Eugène Atget, Robert Frank, and Walker Evans.

Louis Armstrong playing for his wife at the Giza Plateau

a 1961 new york times photo, showing louis armstrong playing trumpet for his wife, lucille, in front of the great sphinx and pyramids in giza, egypt. i wanna play for you in egypt!

Ella Fitzgerald this is not... This is Sarah Vaughn babay!!

Ella Fitzgerald famously said,".where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. Full of love and inspiration, the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation is.

Sarah Vaughan smiles on stage with her hands in her gown pockets, c. 1944.

eccentricks: “ American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan smiles on stage with her hands in her gown pockets, c.

Sarah Vaughan photographed by William Gottlieb, 1946.

Portrait of Sarah Vaughan, Café Society (Downtown), New York, N. / William P Gottlieb Library of Congress

Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock about Miles Davis::“When you’re touched by Miles Davis you’re changed for ever. But what you change to, is more of who you really are.” Miles Davis & Herbie Hancock, by Jean-Pierre Leloir.

Miles Davis - the coolest cat ever.

Miles Davis en 7 disques

John Coltrane with Miles Davis in the background

John Coltrane and Miles Davis , NYC, © Don Hunstein. Coltrane is mystic, embodies jazz like Rothko does painting.

Duke Ellington

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over compositions. Born: April Washington, D. Died: May New York

John Coltrane - #Jazz

John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.