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    • Famous Jazz Musicians Who Were they? What did they contributed to our music culture? How did they change the music we listen to? How did popular music sound when they were performing?
      • What do we see here?
      • The names of famous musicians
      • were displayed on the marquees.
    • DON’T KNOW WHO
      • The many popular bands
      • would feature a singer.
      • The
      • famous
      • Ella
      • Fitzgerald
      • first appeared
      • here
      • at the
      • Apollo
      • Theatre .
      • Everybody loved Ella Fitzgerald.
      • Her voice
      • captivated
      • the hearts
      • of her
      • audience.
      • Her
      • scatting
      • abilities
      • inspired
      • many
      • musicians.
    • Duke Ellington was another famous jazz musician.
    • Duke Ellenton’s Band performed often at Howard University
    • He and his band were very popular.
      • Audiences flocked to hear his band and to dance to their music.
    • And swing dancing was the dance to do!!!
      • This band is
      • playing on a
      • boat.
      People would go anywhere to hear and dance to the music they loved .
      • It was
      • “ Jazz on the River.”
      • Benny Goodman was a famous
      • band leader ,
      • clarinetist
      • and composer .
      • Here are
      • Some More
      • Very popular
      • Jazz
      • performers:
    • Billie Holiday
    • LOUIS ARMSTRONG
      • Cab Calloway
    • Count Bassie
      • And his Orchestra
      Guy Lombardo
    • Nat King Cole
        • started out as a pianist,
    • then became a famous singer.
    • Dizzy Gillespie
    • Charlie Parker
      • There are still many original recordings of these famous musicians available.
      • We will listen to some of their singing and we will dance to some of their band music .
    • Credits
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (1938-1948).  Portrait of Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard , Ben Webster, Otto Toby Hardwick(e ), Junior Raglin , and Fred Guy(?), Howard Theater(?), Washington, D.C., between 1938 and 1948].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (1938-1948).  [Portrait of Duke Ellington, Junior Raglin , Juan Tizol , Barney Bigard , Ben Webster, Harry Carney, Rex William Stewart, and Sonny Greer, Howard Theater(?), Washington, D.C., between 1938 and 1948].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (1946).  [Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (1947).  [Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Milt (Milton) Jackson, and Timmie Rosenkrantz , Downbeat, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (ca. 1946).  [Portrait of Dizzy Gillespie, Famous Door, New York, N.Y., ca. June 1946].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (ca. 1946).  [Portrait of Duke Ellington, Cat Anderson, and Sidney De Paris(?), Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
    • Credits
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (ca. 1946).  [Portrait of Nat King Cole, Paramount Theater, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (ca. 1946).  [Portrait of Wesley Prince, Oscar Moore, and Nat King Cole, Zanzibar, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1946].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (ca. 1947).  [Portrait of Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y., ca. Oct. 1947].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (ca. 1947).  [Portrait of Dizzy Gillespie, Downbeat, New York, N.Y., ca. Aug. 1947].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (ca. 1948).  [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. 1948].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.
      • Gottlieb, W. P. (ca.1947).  [Portrait of Guy Lombardo, Starlight Roof, Waldorf-Astoria, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1947].  Library of Congress: American Memory, William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz.