1. themaninthegreenshirt:

    Charlie Parker

  3. zumic:

    The iconic Louis Armstrong was born today in 1901. Happy birthday, Satchmo. 

    (via jazzrelatedstuff)

  4. Idris Muhammad

    11/13/39 - 7/30/14

  5. suedetaxi:

    Music is the tonal reflection of beauty.” 
    ― Duke Ellington

    (via thejazzmessage)

  6. electric-street:

    Charles Mingus 1954 - the greatest

    (Source: mar9761, via jazzicated)

  7. themaninthegreenshirt:

    Louis Armstrong, Earl Hines and Billy Eckstine backstage, April 1950

    (via buriedbones1963)

  8. jazzatlincolncenter:

    On July 21, 1930 Louis Armstrong recorded “Im Confessin’.”

  9. jazzrelatedstuff:


    Thelonious Monk


  10. apallafidunn:

    cannonball adderley: somethin’ else (blue note, 1958)

    (via jazzatlincolncenter)

  11. jazzrelatedstuff:

    Album cover of the day: “Take Twelve”, Lee Morgan Quintet.

    (Source: dixiefunk, via blewnotes)

  12. dixiefunk:

    Wes Montgomery - “Airegin”

    (via jazzrelatedstuff)

  13. minusbaby:

    Reflected image of jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams's hands on the keyboard during jam session in studio of LIFE photographer Gjon Mili [1943]

    (Source: gstatic.com, via blewnotes)

  15. themaninthegreenshirt:

    Dizzy Gillespie writes a phrase of “Be-Bop” in New York, May 1, 1947

    (via thejazzmessage)