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Thelonious Monk — Foto: William Gottlieb (1947)

Thelonious Monk, Minton’s Playhouse, New York City, September Source: Library of Congress, Music Division

reminds me of an old church piano I used to play reminds me of my grandmother's piano.

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

Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (April 1917 - June Billie Holiday (April 1915 - June Thelma Carpenter (January 1922 - May Lena Horne (June 1917 - May Sarah Vaughan (March 1924 - April Pearl Bailey (March 1918 - August


Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons. You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body.

themaninthegreenshirt: “Bobby Timmons ”

Bobby Timmons, an African American jazz pianist and composer with a distinctive gospel soul-jazz style (c

Peggy Lee

In this story from June acclaimed singer Peggy Lee shares how the prayers of friends and strangers from different backgrounds strengthened her faith.