So much talent resting along that street block.  Some still wearing their night clothes straight from the club.

So much talent resting along that street block. Some still wearing their night clothes straight from the club.

Sonny Clay’s Plantation Orchestra with singer Ivie Anderson. Melbourne, 1928

‘Flappers, wine, cocaine & revels’: Melbourne, 1928

Sonny Clay’s Plantation Orchestra with singer Ivie Anderson. Melbourne, 1928

Pearl Bailey & husband jazz drummer Louis Bellson were married 38 years. Reportedly fell in love while sharing a cab.

Pearl Bailey & husband jazz drummer Louis Bellson were married 38 years. Reportedly fell in love while sharing a cab.

U.S. Old Penn Station in NYC, 1942

Photographing the Great Recession, Looking Back to the Great Depression

Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961

Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961

Ladies of Jazz:  Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey

Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey

Harlem, New York Citiy, 1970´s (By Anthony Barboza)

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