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Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole (1917–1965) was a superstar in the popular world of singing, and will never be forgotten for hisvocal accomplishment, but as a paradox this overshadowed the fact that he was one of the greatest jazz pianists ever. Download The PIANO of Nat King Cole (PDF-file) … Read entire article »

Claude Jones

Claude Jones

Claude Jones (1901–1962) was one of the finest trombone artists of the thirties, playing in famous bands like MKCP, Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway and Chick Webb… … Read entire article »

Charlie Parker (part 2)

Charlie Parker (part 2)

Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker (1920 – 1955) was the creator of modern jazz, an incredible performer on his altosax, a living legend, the Icaros whose wings burned when he flew too high. … Read entire article »

Teddy Wilson

Teddy Wilson

Teddy Wilson (1912 – 1986) was a magnificent piano artist, the doorkeeper to the swing era, one of the most important jazz musicians in the thirties and forties, participating in a vast number of recordings, including the early Billie Holiday sessions, brilliant to a large extent because of his solid piano presence… Download The PIANO of Teddy Wilson (PDF-file) … Read entire article »

Benny Carter (altosax)

Benny Carter (altosax)

Benny Carter (1907 – 2003) was one of the greatest altosax players in jazz history, active from 1924 until the turn of the century. His recordings in Europe in the middle 1930s are some of the most valuable jazz treasures… … Read entire article »

Jonah Jones

Jonah Jones

Jonah Jones (1909 – 2000) was a great swing trumpeter who came up with Stuff Smith (1936) and Cab Calloway (1941) and had later great success with his quartet… … Read entire article »