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Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan (1924 – 1990) was one of the greatest vocalists jazz has ever seen, a perfect artist, starting her career with the rise of modern jazz, recording with Bird and Dizzy, and although she often later did popular and commercial ballads, her stardom was never challenged… … Read entire article »

Slam Stewart

Slam Stewart

Slam Stewart (1914 – 1987) was a unique bass player, first known through his cooperation with Slim Gaillard, later as a prominent swinger through the 1940s and later, famous for singing and bowing simultaneously… Download The BASS of Slam Stewart (PDF-file) … Read entire article »

Flip Phillips

Flip Phillips

Flip Phillips (1915 – 2001) was one of the greatest white mainstream tenorsax players, mostly known for his work with Woody Herman 1944-46, later with Jazz At The Philharmonic, but active and swinging even into the 1990s… … Read entire article »

Phil Sunkel

Phil Sunkel

Phil Sunkel (1925 – ) was a very good white trumpeter, mostly known for his work with Claude Thornhill, Stan Getz and Gerry Mulligan in the late 1950s but much too underrecorded… … Read entire article »

Valaida Snow

Valaida Snow

Valaida Snow (1904 – 1956) was a virtuoso vocalist and trumpet artist, touring the world in the 1920s and 30s and made several excellent recording sessions in Europe, but got stuck and imprisoned in Denmark during the World War II and barely survived… … Read entire article »

John Gilmore

John Gilmore

John Gilmore (1931 – 1995) was a prominent tenorsax player and one of the earliest on the avant-garde style, also known for his lifelong residence in the Sun Ra Arkestra. … Read entire article »