From the Jazz Age guitar-voilin duo that beat Stéphane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt to the punch,to the "Incredible" Jimmy Smith, Philaldelphia has given us some of the best innovators in all of jazz. Read more »

Chet Baker's James Dean-like good looks and emotional trumpet playing represented everything that was cool about Cool jazz. But his tumultuous and tragic life was the opposite of that in almost every way. Read more »



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