John Coltrane with Alice Coltrane, Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1966 Photo Chuk Stewart
Today is Ron Carter's birthday. Here he's shown with Miles Davis while part of the second great quintet during the Ron has performed in over recording sessions
John Coltrane during Paul Chambers’ Whims of Chambers session, Hackensack NJ, September 21 1956 (photo by Francis Wolff).
Sonny Stitt, 1953 - No one had a harder time dealing with Charlie Parker's legacy than this superb musician, whose sound and ideas on alto sax sounded so much like Bird's that he switched to tenor in order to be seen and heard as his own man.
Miles Davis - Michel Comte, 1989 b
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