Brothers and Jazz musicians Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (sax) and Nat Adderley (cornet). 1966

Brothers Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (saxophone) and Nat Adderley (cornet).

American jazz and rock drummer Cindy Blackman - Also former drummer for Lenny Kravitz, now partnered (spiritually and musically) with Carlos Santana. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Drummer Cindy Blackman - Santana --- A top drummer in her own right, long before "Wife and performer with Santana"

Saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker, born August 29, 1920, in Kansas City, Kans., tried heroin for the first time at 15. Soon, “strangers began showing up at his house, and various items of value tha…

Saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker, born August in Kansas City, Kans., tried heroin for the first time at Soon, “strangers began showing up.

Miles Davis performing with Wayne Shorter on saxophone and Herbie Hancock on piano in Berlin, Germany in 1964.

tornandfrayed: “Miles Davis performing with Wayne Shorter on saxophone and Herbie Hancock on piano in Berlin, Germany in Credit: Corbis/JazzSign.

Cannonball Adderley

Brian was a fan of alto saxophonist Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley and named two of his sons Julian.

Hank Mobley and Blue Note owner-producer Alfred Lion

Blue Note founder Alfred Lion not only sought out great improvisers but also…

Smooth Jazz Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important & influential jazz musicians

Love his sound! Sonny Rollins ~ Smooth Jazz Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Rollins is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians.

Lee Morgan

From Wikipedia: Edward Lee Morgan (July Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – February New York City) was an American hard bop trumpeter.

Trane

John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and later was at the forefront of free jazz.

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