Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.
Ella Fitzgerald: Queen of Jazz, elegant as they come.
Ella Fitzgerald, also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz and song vocalist.
Ella Fitzgerald, one of the Jazz legends born on April 25, 1918. (Photo Courtesy of Smithsonian Jazz website)
"La esclavitud no ha sido abolida de la forma de pensar de los Estados Unidos." Nina Simone