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.

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Chet Baker.    One of the greatest jazz musicians I've listened to.
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Thelonious Monk rehearsing in a New York loft with saxophonists Phil Woods and Charlie Rouse, 1959.

Thelonious Monk rehearsing in a New York loft with saxophonists Phil Woods and Charlie Rouse, 1959.

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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.

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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

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Cassandra Wilson is an American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi.♫♥♫♫♥♫♥♥J

Cassandra Wilson is an American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi.♫♥♫♫♥♫♥♥J

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~The Great Louis Armstrong~ I hear babies cry,  I watch them grow,  They'll learn much more,  Than I'll ever know.  And I think to myself,  What a wonderful world.   Yes, I think to myself,  What a wonderful world.   Oh yeah.

~The Great Louis Armstrong~ I hear babies cry, I watch them grow, They'll learn much more, Than I'll ever know. And I think to myself, What a wonderful world. Yes, I think to myself, What a wonderful world. Oh yeah.

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

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

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