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The recorded legacy of the great Nat King Cole ranged from pure jazz to sublimely romantic ballads. Pop Musicians, Famous Musicians, Musician Photography, Nat King, Soul Jazz, Jazz Artists, R&b Soul, King Cole, King Of Music

Photo of Nat King Cole playing the piano at a New York City club. Photographed on assignment by William Gottlieb in June of 1947.

Young Natalie Cole sits with her father Nat King Cole. Thank you dear father and daughter ( Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole) , you gave us a wonderful legacy of music to last us forever! Music Icon, Soul Music, Music Film, Music Music, Music Notes, Santa Monica, Alabama, Natalie Cole, Natalie King

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Duke Ellington: A Sacred Memorial Concert Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concerts that were televised over WNET in NY was my baptism, if you will, of watching an extended work by Duke on screen. Jazz Artists, Jazz Musicians, Music Artists, Billy Holiday, Swing Jazz, All About Jazz, Duke Ellington, Cool Jazz, Piano Player

Swing jazz pianist Teddy Wilson was born today 11-24 in 1912. He was a featured pianist with some of the big names in music like Louis Armstrong, Leana Horn, Benny Goodman, Billy Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. He was an early musician to appear prominently with white musicians in bands when those were still largely segregated. He passed in 1986.

From the book Three Wishes: Thelonious Monk in Nica de Koenigswarter’s “Cathouse” circa early (photo by Pannonica de Koenigswarter) Trombone, Sound Of Music, Music Is Life, Thelonious Monk, Classic Jazz, Miles Davis, Jazz Musicians, Jazz Blues, Music Photo

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From the book Three Wishes: Thelonious Monk in Nica de Koenigswarter's "Cathouse" circa early 1960s (photo by Pannonica de Koenigswarter)

Sharp suits, thin ties and the coolest musicians on Earth: Jazz 625 is back! Sharp suits, thin ties and the coolest musicians on Earth: Jazz 625 is back! Jazz Artists, Jazz Musicians, Famous Artists, Music Artists, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Evans, Charlie Watts, Duke Ellington, Actor John

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Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn, Paris, France, 1960 by Herman Leonard Famous Musicians, Jazz Musicians, Jazz Artists, Soul Music, Sound Of Music, Music Den, Mahalia Jackson, Great American Songbook, Music Pics

In the Best Possible Light: Herman Leonard's Jazz

Herman Leonard's artistic talent continues to dominate the jazz photography landscape. See a wide selection of available Herman Leonard photos for sale today!

in Nat King Cole was at Capitol studios in Hollywood recording the future Oscar-winning No. 1 hit "Mona Lisa" from the Alan Ladd film Captain Carey U." Photo of Cole and his wife Maria from the L. My Black Is Beautiful, Black Love, Maria Cole, Great American Songbook, Natalie Cole, Lena Horne, Nat King, Vintage Black Glamour, Famous Black

Nat King Cole: Italy 1960

The other day I received a fabulous YouTube link from Dick LaPalm, Nat King Cole's record promoter and family friend. [Photo above: Nat King Cole with wife Maria] Before you watch the clip, here are Dick's notes ... "The song...

 - Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs), jazz pianist, composer, arranger, educator and humanitarian in her apartment in Washington Heights 1958 Dennis Stock, Lou Williams, Jazz Artists, Jazz Music, Piano Jazz, Pop Music, Women In Music, Louis Armstrong, Photographer Portfolio

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Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs), jazz pianist, composer, arranger, educator and humanitarian in her apartment in Washington Heights, NYC 1958 (photo by Dennis Stock)