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Herman Leonard, Charlie Parker with the Metronome All Stars, NYC, 1949

Miles Davis.....my moms best friend used to date him

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 1926 was a very versatile and innovative American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential American born musicians of the century.

Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr Kelly's in 1958

Photo by Yale Joel for Life Magazine, 1958 Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr. Kelly’s nightclub

Cab Calloway (1907–94) was an American jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, the nation’s premier jazz venue at the time, where he was a regular performer. He was a master of energetic scat singing, which he learned from Louis Armstrong, and led one of most popular African American big bands from the start of the 1930s through the late 1940s.

Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 1907 – November was an American jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer

The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Idlewild Airport, New York 1958. | Bazooka Joe

The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Idlewild Airport, New York 1958.

The Dave Brubeck Quartet, photo by Dennis Stock, Idlewild Airport, New York 1958

Diz

Young Dizzy Gillespie ~ Jazz favorites of Tommy and Beth ~ The Final Piece by Maggi Myers

Stan Getz

Stan Getz with Tommy Potter and Al Haig, Birdland, NYC, Photographic portraiture as high art.

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Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Downbeat, New York, by William P.

James Moody

Available for sale from Robert Mann Gallery, Herman Leonard, James Moody, NYC Silver print, 20 × 16 in

Mary Lou Williams (who arranged for Ellington's band) jams in Gjon Mili's studio, New York, 1943.

Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Count Basie, and other jazz greats at Gjon Mili’s Studio in New York in Pictured: The great pianist Mary Lou Williams appears satisfied with the way the night is proceeding, (Gjon Mili—Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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