Thelonious Sphere Monk (1917-1982 from Rocky Mount, NC). Created original music with his own rules, logic, & surprises. Jazz pianist & composer, considered a giant of American music. This 1959 photo in NY with guitarists, drummer, & other musicians including saxophonists Phil Woods & Charlie Rouse. See Jazz: A History of America's Music; by Geoffrey C Ward & Ken Burns - RESEARCH -DdO:) - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/instruments-for-joy -- Pin via Muziq Pro.
Otis Redding (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American soul singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the major figures in soul music and rhythm and blues (R), and one of the greatest singers in popular music.