Miles Davis's Sketches Of Spain is a fusion between jazz and classical music. Interesting article!
Jazzman Ben Webster (Mar. 27, 1909 - 1973) was nicknamed “The Brute” when he was a young, ballsy stomp tenor player. Later he mellowed into the finest balladeer on his instrument ever, IMHO. Today we...
William Claxton, Laurindo Almeida, Los Angeles, 1954
Thomas Mann (1875 – 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate, known for his series of highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas, noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) - Russian-American novelist. Photo by Marc Riboud, 1959