35 relations: Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, All Star Road Band Volume 2, Benny Goodman, Bud Powell, Charlie Parker, Chick Webb, Chronological Classics, Cootie Williams and His Orchestra 1941–1944, Cotton Club, Do Nothing till You Hear from Me, Duke Ellington, Echoes of Harlem, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Eddie Vinson, Fletcher Henderson, James "Bubber" Miley, James P. Johnson, Jazz, Joya Sherrill, Joya Sherrill Sings Duke, Jump blues, Lester Young, Mobile, Alabama, Mute (music), New York City, Proper Records, Raymond Scott, Rex Stewart, Rhythm and blues, Savoy Ballroom, Super Bowl IX, The Bronx, Tricky Sam Nanton, Trumpet, Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx, New York).
The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame (AJHF) 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.
All Star Road Band Volume 2 is a live album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded at the Holiday Ballroom in Chicago for radio broadcast and first released as a double LP on Bob Thiele's Doctor Jazz label in 1985.
Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing".
Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell (September 27, 1924 – July 31, 1966) was an American jazz pianist.
Charles Parker Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
William Henry "Chick" Webb (February 10, 1905 – June 16, 1939) was an American jazz and swing music drummer as well as a band leader.
The Chronological Classics CD series is a collection of 965 compact discs that were compiled by Gilles Pétard in France from 1989.
Cootie Williams and His Orchestra 1941–1944 is a compilation album of recordings from 1941, 1942 and 1944 that jazz trumpeter Cootie Williams made with his orchestra and in smaller groups, released on Classics in 1995.
The Cotton Club was a New York City nightclub located in Harlem on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue from 1923 to 1935, then briefly in the midtown Theater District from 1936 to 1940.
"Do Nothing till You Hear from Me" (also written as "Do Nothin' Til You Hear From Me") is a song with music by Duke Ellington and lyrics by Bob Russell.
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years.
Echoes of Harlem, also known as " Cootie's Concerto ", is a 1936 composition by Duke Ellington.
Edward F. Davis (March 2, 1922 – November 3, 1986), known professionally as Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (born Edward L. Vinson Jr., December 18, 1917 – July 2, 1988) was an American jump blues, jazz, bebop and R&B alto saxophonist and blues shouter.
James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson Jr. (December 18, 1897 – December 29, 1952) was an American pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and swing music.
James Wesley "Bubber" Miley (April 3, 1903 – May 20, 1932) was an American early jazz trumpet and cornet player, specializing in the use of the plunger mute.
James Price Johnson (February 1, 1894 – November 17, 1955) was an American pianist and composer.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Joya Sherrill (August 20, 1924, Bayonne, New Jersey – June 28, 2010, Great Neck, New York) was an American jazz vocalist and children's television show host.
Joya Sherrill Sings Duke is a 1965 album by Joya Sherrill recorded in tribute to the bandleader and composer Duke Ellington.
Jump blues is an up-tempo style of blues, usually played by small groups and featuring saxophone or brass instruments.
Lester Willis Young (August 27, 1909 – March 15, 1959), nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and occasional clarinetist.
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.
A mute is a device fitted to a musical instrument to alter the sound produced: by affecting the timbre (or "tone"), reducing the volume, or most commonly both.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Proper Records is an English record label founded by Malcolm Mills.
Raymond Scott (born Harry Warnow, September 10, 1908 – February 8, 1994) was an American composer, band leader, pianist, engineer, recording studio maverick, and electronic instrument inventor.
Rex William Stewart (February 22, 1907 – September 7, 1967) was an American jazz cornetist best remembered for his work with the Duke Ellington orchestra.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
The Savoy Ballroom was a large ballroom for music and public dancing located at 596 Lenox Avenue, between 140th and 141st Streets in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
Super Bowl IX was an American football game played between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Minnesota Vikings to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1974 season.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton (February 1, 1904 – July 20, 1946) was an American trombonist with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
Woodlawn Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in New York City and is a designated National Historic Landmark.