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Joe "King" Oliver

Bandleader/trumpeter; Teacher of Louis Armstrong

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Bix Beiderbecke

Trumpeter/cornet player; often collaborated with Frankie Trumbauer

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Sidney Bechet

Clarinetist/soprano sax; warm toned soloist

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Jelly Roll Morton

Pianist during Origins of Jazz

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Earl Hines

pianist; recorded with Louis Armstrong

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Johnny Dodds

clarintetist; recorded with Louis Armstrong

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Bessie Smith

Empress of the Blues; influential jazz singer

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Duke Ellington

Pianist, composer, bandleader, arranger, worked with Billy Strayhorn

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Gene Krupa

drummer; played with Benny Goodman's band; time period of swing

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Frankie Trumbauer

early jazz saxophonist who frequently collaborated with Bix Beiderbecke

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Billy Strayhorn

pianist-composer-arranger who worked closely with Duke Ellington

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Woody Herman

clarinetist/saxophonist/singer/big band leader

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Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton

growling saxophonist who played with Ellington

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Count Basie

very popular bandleader in swing who introduced the first rhythm section in jazz

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Cootie Williams

growling trumpeter who played with Ellington

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Barney Bigard

Ellington's clarinetist

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Jimmy Hamilton

Bigard's successor as Ellington's saxophonist

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Charlie Christian

guitarist in Benny Goodman's sextet

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Nat King Cole

pianist and bandleader in swing

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Yardbird

nickname for Charlie Parker

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King of Swing

nickname for Benny Goodman; clarinetist and bandleader

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Jimmy Blanton

bassist with Ellington

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Coleman Hawkins

tenor saxophonist who played with Monk and Davis

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Johnny Hodges

alto saxophonist with Duke Ellington

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Lester Young

tenor saxophonist and clarinetist in Count Basie's band

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Bubber Miley

trumpet and cornet player with, you guessed it, Duke Ellington

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Billie Holiday

jazz singer nicknamed Lady Day who often performed with Lester Young

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Ella Fitzgerald

talented jazz vocalist who sung in the origins of jazz and swing

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Harry Carney

baritone saxophonist for Duke Ellington

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Ray Nance

trumpeter/violinist/singer for Duke Ellington