Chet Baker Jazz Trumpeter was born on December 23, 1929 in Yale Oklahoma, USA.
Chesney Henry Baker, Jr. of his real name is an American jazz trumpeter, buglist, pianist and singer-crooner and one of the founders of cool jazz and West Coast jazz.
Chet Baker died on May 13, 1988 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, at the age of 58, after falling from the window of his second-floor room at the Prins Hendrik Hotel.
His fall occurred after taking large amounts of cocaine and heroin. A commemorative plaque pays homage to him on the facade.
John Coltrane is an African-American conductor, composer, and jazz saxophonist born in Hamlet, North Carolina on September 23, 1926.
Coltrane has always tried to outdo himself on every level: technically, exploring new ways of expressing himself, looking for new sounds, new timbres, and new ways to enhance the range and dynamics of the saxophone.
John Coltrane moved to Huntington, New York on July 17, 1967. He ended up at Pinelon Memorial Park in East Farmingdale, Suffolk, next to the Alice Coltrane show.
Miles Davis began playing the trumpet at the age of thirteen. He was at the forefront of many developments in jazz and was particularly distinguished by his ability to discover and surround himself with new talent.
Miles Davis' different formations are like laboratories in which the talents of new generations and the new horizons of modern music have been revealed.
Miles Davis is one of the few jazzmen and one of the first black musicians to be known and accepted by middle America, even winning the monthly GQ's "Best Dressed Man of the Year" trophy during the 1960s. .
His last album, Doo-bop, published in 1992 after his death, bursts with rap influences.
harlie Mingus was born on April 22, 1922 in Nogales, Arizona, and died on January 5, 1979 in Cuernavaca, Mexico, is a multi-instrumentalist (mainly double bass player, but also pianist, trombonist and cellist) and composer of American jazz.
He made a major contribution to jazz, both as a composer and conductor, but also as an instrumentalist.