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There is a lot of material on the internet on the figures we mentioned earlier this week, in the two videos “A Brief History of Jazz” and “Miles Davis/Jazz Pianists”. Here is a selection of YouTube videos to get you started.

See what you can come up with, and add your own links in the comments…

  1. King Oliver
  2. Freddie Keppard
  3. Jelly Roll Morton
  4. Louis Armstrong
  5. Bix Beiderbecke
  6. Pee Wee Russell
  7. Muggsy Spanier
  8. Eddie Condon
  9. Art Tatum
  10. Benny Goodman
  11. Coleman Hawkins
  12. Duke Ellington
  13. Count Basie
  14. Jimmy Lunceford
  15. Billie Holiday
  16. Charlie Christian
  17. Thelonious Monk
  18. Bud Powell
  19. Dizzy Gillespie
  20. Miles Davis
  21. JJ Johnson
  22. Kenny Clarke
  23. Charlie Parker
  24. Bill Evans
  25. Keith Jarrett
  26. John Taylor
  27. Michel Petrucciani
  28. McCoy Tyner
  29. Chick Corea
  30. Herbie Hancock
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