Jazz — Jazz is a music genre that originated amongst African Americans in New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in Blues and Ragtime. Since the s jazz age, jazz has become recognized as a form of musical expression.
In their honor, here are several pieces of music either written, performed, or sung by these birthday boys and girls though "men and women" would probably be a more appropriate phrase. Or listen to them all if you feel like it.
Lully would have been years old today if he'd defied all logic and survived that long. But he's not celebrating — because he's quite dead.
Otherwise, he'd be turning 90 years old today. Sounds pretty good to me. MacNeil would have been celebrating his 90th birthday today had he not died last year.
Today would have been Kraus' 85th birthday. But he's not around to celebrate it, either. Jeffries, who is still alive and is celebrating his 99th birthday today, was the star of several all-black Western films in the s, and was known as "The Singing Cowboy" because of this. He would have been 89 years old today.
Carter was an excellent jazz musician. Had he lived, Carter would have been 83 years old today. Willis turns 78 years old today.
If he'd lived, "Blind Lemon" would've been years old to day. Wayne's the one in the crazy animal print outfit playing the trombone here. Henderson turns 73 years old today.
Connors is celebrating his 73rd birthday today.
He was leading his own band by age 12 and recorded his first album at age Taylor turns 28 years old today. If he'd lived, Newley would be 81 years old today. Throughout his career, Oakland composed mainly for Broadway and vaudeville, though he did work on several Hollywood scores, including for the film My Little Chickadee.
If he'd lived, Oakland would be years old today. Possibly one of the most famous drum solos in the history of rock and roll was played by this guy in this song.
If he'd lived to celebrate it, today would be Taylor's 79th birthday. Linda died of breast cancer at the age of She would have been 71 years old today.
One of the better-known British pop bands in the s other than The Beatles, Gerry and The Pacemakers had a number of hits, though none was dearer to Marsden's heart than this one, about the region of England from which he hailed.Fats Navarro was born Theodore Navarro in Key West, Florida on September 24th, Little is known of his parents, though reference is made to the fact that his father was a barber and to his Cuban, African-American, and Chinese antecedents.
Nippon Columbia's wholly owned subsidiary, Savoy Jazz, handled Savoy Records distribution in the United States until , Theodore "Fats" Navarro (September 24, – July 6, ) was an American jazz trumpet player. Like his model, Theodore “Fats” Navarro, Brown joined the vanguard of the “hot” style of trumpet playing.
Lionel Hampton prepared for his European tour by outfitting his musicians in Tyrolean hats, Bermuda shorts and purple jackets, and parading them onto .
David Roy Eldridge (January 30, – February 26, ), nicknamed "Little Jazz", was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic solos exhibiting a departure from the smooth and lyrical style of earlier jazz trumpet innovator Louis Armstrong, and his strong impact on Dizzy Gillespie mark him as one of the.
The History and Development of Jazz. STUDY. PLAY. New York City became the center of the jazz recording industry in the s. In the last years of his life, Ellington concentrated on writing longer works.
Trumpeter Theodore "Fats" Navarro was a great . Theodore "Fats" Navarro (September 24, – July 6, ) was an American jazz trumpet player. He was a pioneer of the bebop style of jazz improvisation in the s.
He had a strong stylistic influence on many other players, most notably Clifford Brown.