List of jazz genres
This is a list of genres associated with the jazz tradition.
Whiteys Lindy Hoppers .. Hellzapoppin. - YouTube
Probably the greatest Lindy hop sequence ever filmed. Whitey's Lindy Hoppers from the 1941 film Helzapoppin. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m34eD21QzUw
Swing music - Playlist 1
http://vaimusic.com/VIDEO/DVD_4345_WoodyHerman.htm Woody Herman plays Jazz Me Blues (Delaney) From: VAI DVD 4345 Woody Herman and His Swingin' Herd Woody H...
Free jazz
1978 Germany. Ornette Coleman - sax, violin; Ben Nix - guitar; James Blood Ulmer - guitar; Fred Williams - bass; Shannon Jackson - drums; Denardo Coleman - d...
Avant-garde jazz
World-renowned improvisational jazz drummer Han Bennink leads a snare-clarinet-accordian trio at the Wind-up Space in Baltimore, Oct.15 2009. Mindblowing. Sh...
Swing music
A photo collage of some of my favorites to the song by Benny Goodman-Sing, Sing, Sing Hope you enjoy-feel free to get up & dance if you like!
Bebop - Tribute to Birdland
A photographic and musical tribute to the New York Jazz club Birdland and Charlie Yardbird Parker by Frank Rozasy.
Josette Daydé
Josette Daydé (March 28, 1923 – March 4, 1995) was a French jazz/swing singer, chansonnière and actress. Her first appearance as a singer was on the operettas "Au soleil de Marseille" by Vincent...
Art Van Damme
Art Van Damme (April 9, 1920 – February 15, 2010) was a jazz accordionist.
Born in Norway, Michigan, he began playing the accordion at age nine and started classical study when his family mo...
Swing music
Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of American music that developed in the early 1930s and became a distinctive style by 1940. Swing uses a strong rhythm section of double bass and drums as the a...
Gene Krupa
Eugene Bertram "Gene" Krupa (January 15, 1909 – October 16, 1973) was an American jazz and big band drummer, band leader, actor, and composer, known for his highly energetic and flamboyant style.
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John Pizzarelli
John Paul Pizzarelli, Jr. (born April 6, 1960) is an American jazz guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and bandleader. He has had a lengthy career as a recording artist, performing for a variety of labels...
Cab Calloway
Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was a jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular per...
Paul Whiteman
Paul Samuel Whiteman (March 28, 1890 – December 29, 1967) was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director and violinist.Leader of one of the most popular dance bands in the United States dur...
Kansas City blues
Kansas City blues is a genre of blues music. It has spawned the Kansas City Blues & Jazz festival and the Kansas City Blues Society.
Although Kansas City, Missouri is known primarily for jazz,...
Anita O'Day
Anita O'Day (October 18, 1919 – November 23, 2006) was an American jazz singer.Born Anita Belle Colton, O'Day was admired for her sense of rhythm and dynamics, and her early big band appearances...
Fred Rich
Frederic Efrem "Fred" Rich (January 31, 1898 – September 8, 1956) was a Polish-born American bandleader and composer who was active from the 1920s to the 1950s. Among the famous musicians in his...
Glenn Gray
Glen Gray (June 7, 1906 – August 23, 1963) was a jazz saxophonist and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra.
Gray was born to Lurdie P. and Agnes (Gray) Knoblauch in Roanoke, Illinois. His fathe...
Doc Cheatham
Adolphus Anthony Cheatham, better known as Doc Cheatham (June 13, 1905 – June 2, 1997), was a jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader.After having played in some of the leading jazz groups from t...
Harry Connick, Jr.
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is an American singer, musician and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. Connick is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male...
Fletcher Henderson
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...
Fats Waller
Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an influential American jazz pianist, organist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer, whose innovations to the Harlem stride sty...
Mainstream jazz
Mainstream jazz is a genre of jazz music that was first used in reference to the playing styles around the 1950s of musicians like Buck Clayton among others; performers who once heralded from the era...
Hal Kemp
James Hal Kemp (March 27, 1904 – December 21, 1940) was a jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader, composer, and arranger. He was born in Marion, Alabama, and died in Madera, California, follow...
Ethno jazz
Ethno Jazz, a form of Ethno Music, is sometimes equaled to World Music or is regarded as its successor, particularly before the 1990s. An independent meaning of "Ethno Jazz" emerged around 1990 with g...
John Serry Sr.
John Serry, Sr. (Giovanni Serrapica January 29, 1915 – September 14, 2003) was an accomplished concert accordionist virtuoso, arranger, composer, organist and educator who performed on the CBS Ra...
Big Joe Turner
Big Joe Turner (born Joseph Vernon Turner Jr., May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985) was an American blues shouter from Kansas City, Missouri, United States. According to the songwriter Doc Pomus, "...
Les Brown (bandleader)
Lester Raymond "Les" Brown, Sr. (March 14, 1912 – January 4, 2001) was an American clarinetist, saxophonist, big band leader and composer, best known for his nearly seven decades of work with the big ...