28 relations: Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame All-Stars, Art Blakey, Art Tatum, Birmingham, Alabama, Clark Terry, Cleveland Eaton, Detroit, Dizzy Gillespie, Gospel music, Jazz, Joe Pass, Justin Time Records, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Garrett, Magic City Jazz Orchestra, Mulgrew Miller, Nancy Wilson (jazz singer), Neo-bop jazz, Oh-By the Way, Oscar Peterson, Ray (film), Ray Brown (musician), Ray Reach, Rhythm and blues, Russell Malone, The New York City Jazz Record, Vibraphone.
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.
The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame All-Stars (AJHoF All-Stars) is a working jazz ensemble, featuring some of the finest jazz musicians Alabama has to offer.
Arthur "Art" Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader.
Arthur Tatum Jr. (October 13, 1909 – November 5, 1956) was an American jazz pianist.
Birmingham is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the seat of Jefferson County.
Clark Virgil Terry Jr. (December 14, 1920 – February 21, 2015) was an American swing and bebop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, composer, educator, and NEA Jazz Masters inductee.
Cleveland Josephus "Cleve" Eaton II (born August 31, 1939) is an American jazz double bassist, producer, arranger, composer, publisher, and head of his own record company from Fairfield, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
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.
Joe Pass (born Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua; January 13, 1929 – May 23, 1994) was an American jazz guitarist of Sicilian descent.
Justin Time Records is a Canadian record company and independent record label founded in Montreal by Jim West.
Kenneth Earl Burrell (born July 31, 1931) is an American jazz guitarist known for his work on the Blue Note label.
Kenny Garrett (born October 9, 1960) is a Grammy Award-winning American post-bop jazz saxophonist and flautist who gained recognition in his youth as a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra and of Miles Davis's band.
The Magic City Jazz Orchestra (MCJO) is an American jazz ensemble which was founded in 1999 as a spin-off of the SuperJazz Big Band (formerly UAB SuperJazz) by Birmingham, Alabama jazz pianist and vocalist Ray Reach.
Mulgrew Miller (August 13, 1955 – May 29, 2013) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and educator.
Nancy Wilson (born February 20, 1937) is an American singer with more than seventy albums, and three Grammy Awards.
Neo-bop (also called neotraditionalist) refers to a style of jazz that gained popularity in the 1980s among musicians who found greater aesthetic affinity for acoustically-based, swinging, melodic forms of jazz than for free jazz and jazz fusion that had gained prominence in the 1960s and 1970s.
Oh-By the Way is an album by the drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers recorded in 1982 in the Netherlands and released on the Dutch Timeless label.
Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, (August 15, 1925 – December 23, 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.
Ray is a 2004 American musical biographical film focusing on 30 years in the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles.
Raymond Matthews Brown (October 13, 1926 – July 2, 2002) was an African American jazz double bassist known for extensive work with Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald.
Raymond Everett Reach, Jr. (born August 3, 1948) is an American pianist, vocalist, guitarist, composer, arranger, music producer and educator, named by AL.com as one of "30 Alabamians who changed jazz history." He serves as President and CEO of Ray Reach Music and Magic City Music Productions.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Russell Malone (born November 8, 1963) is an American jazz guitarist.
The New York City Jazz Record is a monthly New York City based publication which contains features, reviews and concert announcements regarding jazz music.
The vibraphone (also known as the vibraharp or simply the vibes) is a musical instrument in the struck idiophone subfamily of the percussion family.