Billy Tipton

William Lee Tipton born on December 29, 1914 and died on January 21, 1989, was an American jazz musician and bandleader. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tipton grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, where he was raised by an aunt after his mother died. He rarely saw his father, G. W. Tipton, a pilot who […]

Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins -

Coleman Randolph Hawkins (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), nicknamed Hawk and sometimes “Bean”, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

Pepper Adams released WordPress 4.6 Pepper today.

Park Frederick “Pepper” Adams III (October 8, 1930 – September 10, 1986 was an American jazz baritone saxophonist and composer.