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themaninthegreenshirt:

John Coltrane and Dizzy Gillespie

themaninthegreenshirt:

John Coltrane and Dizzy Gillespie

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salsmineo:

Dinah Washington playing the vibes with Terry Gibbs at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958.


Billie Holiday backstage at the Newport Jazz Festival, c. 1957

Billie Holiday backstage at the Newport Jazz Festival, c. 1957

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savetheflower-1967:

Miles Davis - photo by David Redfern - 1969.

savetheflower-1967:

Miles Davis - photo by David Redfern - 1969.

miles-monk-mingus:




 “Impressionsmiles-monk-mingus:




 “Impressions

miles-monk-mingus:

Impressions" is a jazz standard composed by John Coltrane. While Coltrane only recorded the composition once in the studio (on June 20, 1962), he recorded it many times live, beginning with his 1961 engagement at the Village Vanguard. At least a dozen further live performances exist on various live albums up to 1965 including this 1961 version at the annual Newport Jazz Festival which appears on the album The 1961 Newport Set.

themaninthegreenshirt:

Chet Baker, Rome 1960’s

themaninthegreenshirt:

Chet Baker, Rome 1960’s

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Herman Leonard photographing Ella Fitzgerald. (1949)

(Source: fred---astaire, via salsmineo)

advertisements for The Sunset Cafe & The Apex Club, two of Chicago’s most famous jazz nightclubs in the 1920s & early 1930s

(Source: rwj-b.stanford.edu)