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Louis Armstrong and Grace Kelly on the set of High Society (1956)

 

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James Stewart with Jazz Greats from “The Glenn Miller Story” (1953)

James Stewart poses with the jazz greats who appear with him in “The Glenn Miller Story” (1953). Top Ben Pollack, Gene Krupa, Louis Armstrong, Stewart, Murray McEachern and Babe Russin. Botttom Trummy Young, Cozy Cole, Barney Bigard and Arvell Shaw. … Continue reading

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Billie Holiday: American Jazz Singer and Songwriter

  Billie Holiday, born Eleanora Fagan, (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed “Lady Day” by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop … Continue reading

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