Do you know black, female, guitarist Peggy "Lady Bo" Jones? One of the first female lead guitarists in rock & roll, Peggy Jones is most notable for her work in Bo Diddley's backing band, for which she earned the affectionate -- and appropriate -- nickname Lady Bo. However, her musical resume is much longer, boasting stints as a doo wop singer and an R/soul bandleader. Born in New York, Jones began her career as a professional dancer.
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music.
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Cabell "Cab" Calloway was a jazz singer and bandleader from 1930 until his death in 1994. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City. (please follow minkshmink on pinterest)
RARE This is Elvis at the Hudson Theater in New York City, NY on Friday, June 29, 1956. The man in the dark suit is Skitch Henderson who was NBC-TV's musical conductor from 1951 to 1966, as well as The Steve Allen Show's bandleader during its run on Sunday nights in 1956-60. Elvis was in town to rehearse for his Sunday night appearance on the Allen show on July 1st, and get fitted for a tuxedo. See another photo with Skitch Henderson: https://www.pinterest.de/pin/380906080959540812/
Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer. Starting his career with Donald Byrd, he shortly thereafter joined the Miles Davis Quintet where Hancock helped to redefine the role of a jazz rhythm section and was one of the primary architects of the "post-bop" sound. He was one of the first jazz musicians to embrace synthesizers and funk music (characterized by syncopated drum beats).