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Blue Mitchell MP (1930 - 1979)

Blue Mitchell Legendary Jazz Trumpeter Trumpeter Blue Mitchell was best known as a highly lyrical and hard-swinging player, with accomplished craftsmanship and a clear tone. Owner of a direct, lightl...

10/9/2015 10/9/2015

Horace Silver MP (1928 - 2014)

Horace Ward Silver When Horace Silver once wrote out his rules for musical composition (in the liner notes to the 1968 record, Serenade to a Soul Sister), he expounded on the importance of "meaningfu...

10/4/2015 10/8/2015

Lee Morgan MP (1938 - 1972)

Edward Lee Morgan A cornerstone of the Blue Note label roster prior to his tragic demise, Lee Morgan was one of hard bop's greatest trumpeters, and indeed one of the finest of the '60s. An all-around...

10/4/2015 10/8/2015

René Marie (born René Marie Stevens , November 7, 1955, Warrenton, Virginia, United States) is an American songwriter and jazz vocalist. She began her professional music career at age 42....

10/4/2015 10/8/2015

Duke Pearson MP (1932 - 1980)

Columbus Calvin "Duke" Pearson, Jr (Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1932 – Atlanta, August 4, 1980) was an American jazz pianist and composer. Allmusic notes him as being a "big part in shaping the...

10/4/2015 10/8/2015

Benny Carter MP (1907 - 2003)

Benny Carter , [birthname] Bennett Lester Carter (born August 8, 1907, New York, New York, U.S.—died July 12, 2003, Los Angeles, California), American jazz musician, an original and influential ...

10/8/2015 10/8/2015

Machado de Assis MP (1839 - 1908)

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (Rio de Janeiro, 21 de junho de 1839 — Rio de Janeiro, 29 de setembro de 1908) foi um escritor brasileiro, amplamente considerado como o maior nome da literatura n...

5/19/2012 5/19/2012

Bob Marley MP (1945 - 1981)

"Bob Marley", "Bobby Martell", "Tuff Gong"

Nesta Robert Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981), more widely and commonly known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer, songwriter and guita...

3/19/2009 2/4/2012

Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira (Salvador, Bahia, Brasil, 26 de junho de 1942) é um músico, poeta e político brasileiro, mais conhecido apenas como Gilberto Gil. Biography in English...

1/17/2012 1/17/2012

Jelly Roll Morton MP (1885 - 1941)

Ferdinand Joseph Lamothe "Jelly Roll" Morton (September 20, 1890 - July 10, 1941) Genealogy link: The self-proclaimed inventor of Jazz and Stomp music, Morton grew up in the right environment to ab...

1/15/2011 11/26/2011

Cruz e Souza, o Cisne Negro MP (1861 - 1898)

João da Cruz e Sousa (Nossa Senhora do Desterro (atual Florianópolis), Santa Catarina, 24 de novembro de 1861 — Estação do Sítio, Antonio Carlos, Minas Gerais,...

10/23/2011 11/25/2011

Manuel Tranquilino Bastos MP (1850 - 1935)

Clarinettiste Chef d'orchestre et compositeur. Fondateur de la philharmonique de Cachoeira, Bahia, Brésil encore existante. Représentant de la maison Sax au Brésil. Influencé...

11/13/2011 11/25/2011

Carlinhos Brown Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre. Carlinhos Brown, nome artístico de Antônio Carlos Santos de Freitas, (Salvador, 23 de novembro de 1962) ...

8/28/2009 11/25/2011