Chet Baker

American jazz trumpeter & vocalist known for his innovations within the cool jazz subgenre.

Eartha Kitt

American singer, actor, activist, author, & songwriter known for hits incl. “Santa Baby” & “I Want to Be Evil”.

Nat Adderley

American jazz trumpeter & composer born in 1931. His composition “Work Song” is a jazz standard & pop hit.

Clifford Brown

American jazz trumpeter & composer born in 1930. Known for songs such as “Sandu” & “Joy Spring”.

Thelonious Monk

American jazz pianist & second most recorded jazz composer known for his unique improv style.

John Coltrane

American jazz saxophonist, composer, & one of the most influential jazz artists in history.

Charlie Parker

American jazz saxophonist, composer, subculture icon, & leader in the development of bebop.

Bill Evans

American jazz pianist and composer, born in 1929, who mostly worked as the leader of a trio.

Bix Beiderbecke

American jazz cornetist, pianist, & composer born in 1903. One of the most influential 1920s jazz soloists.

Jack Teagarden

American jazz singer & preeminent trombonist before the Bebop era of the 1940s, born in 1905.