14 relations: Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Bill Goodwin (jazz drummer), Chuck Redd, Dizzy Gillespie, Florence, Johnny O'Neal, Ken Watters, Lloyd Wells, Mundell Lowe, Ray Reach, University of North Alabama, W. C. Handy, W. C. Handy Jazz All-Stars, Willie Ruff.
The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame (AJHoF) was founded in 1978, and opened a museum on September 18, 1993, with a mission "to foster, encourage, educate, and cultivate a general appreciation of the medium of jazz music as a legitimate, original and distinctive art form indigenous to America.
Chuck Redd (born September 10, 1958) is an American jazz drummer and vibraphonist.
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.
Florence (Firenze, alternative obsolete form: Fiorenza; Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the province of Florence.
Johnny O'Neal (born October 10, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American neo-bop jazz pianist and vocalist.
Ken Watters is an American jazz trumpeter residing in Huntsville, Alabama.
CDs: "This One's For Charlie" w/Mundell Lowe Azica Records.
Mundell Lowe (born April 21, 1922) is an American jazz guitarist, composer, and conductor who has performed with many notable jazz and popular musicians.
Raymond Everett Reach, Jr. (born August 3, 1948) is an American pianist, vocalist and educator residing in Birmingham, Alabama, now serving as Director of Student Jazz Programs for the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, director of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame All-Stars and President and CEO of Ray Reach Music and Magic City Music Productions.
The University of North Alabama (UNA) is a coeducational university located in Florence, Alabama, and the state's oldest four-year public university.
William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958) was an American blues composer and musician.
The W. C. Handy Jazz All-Stars (also known as the W. C. Handy Festival All-Stars) is a group of jazz musicians who play annually at the W. C. Handy Music Festival in Florence, Alabama.
Willie Ruff (born September 1, 1931) is an American jazz musician, specializing in the French horn and double bass.