Dr. Johnson's Wednesday Class

Students please watch the jazz genre pages and do a post on one of the folowing musicians:

Charlie Parker

Louis Armstrong

Pharoah  Sanders

Wynton Marsalis

Miles Davis

Theloneous Monk

Oscar Peterson

Art Blakey

Ornette Coleman

Sun Ra

 

Dizzy Gillespie

Bud Powell

Max Roach

Coleman Hawkins

John Coltrane

Dexter Gordon

Sarah Vaughn

Mary Lou Williams

Cecil Taylor

Joe Jennings

 

Tony WIlliams

Tia Fuller

George Benson

Grover Washington Jr.

Marcus Miller

Esperanza Spaulding

Freddie Hubbard

Lenny White

Sonny Rollins

Lee Morgan

 

Branford Marsalis

Freddie Hubbard

Wes Montgomery

Donald Byrd

Jimmy Smith

Elvin Jones

McCoy Tyner

Ron Carter

The Jazz Messengers

Cannonball Adderly

 

Charles Mingus

Herbie Hancock

Al Jarreau

Wynton Marsalis

Miles Davis

Ella Fitzgerald

Horace Silver

Alice Coltrane

Wayne Shorter

Keith Jarrett

 

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