Lee Konitz – alto saxophonist
Dizzy Gillespie’s cheeks…
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Locksley Wellington “Slide” Hampton is an American jazz trombonist, composer and arranger.
Earl Rudolph “Bud” Powell was an American jazz pianist. Though Thelonious Monk was a close friend and influence, his greatest piano influence was Art Tatum. Along with Charlie Parker, Monk, and Dizzy Gillespie, Powell was a leading figure in the development of modern jazz, or bebop.
Bradford Alexander “Brad” Mehldau is an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. Mehldau studied music at The New School, and toured and recorded while still a student.