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King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 1920, Calendar
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African American musicians and entertainers ~

Nichelle Nichols
Jessye Norman
Odetta

“King” Oliver
Charlie Parker
Little Richard

Oscar Peterson
Leontyne Price
Pearl Primus



Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek, Photo
Nichelle Nichols,
Star Trek, Photo

Nichelle Nichols
b. 12-28-1932; Robbins, Illinois

Actress, singer and voice artist Nichelle Nichols is most remembered as communications officer Lieutenant Nyota Uhura aboard the USS Enterprise in the popular Star Trek television series. A black woman in an authorative role was unpredented in the 1960s and both astronaut Mae Jemison and actress Whoopi Goldberg have cited Nichols as inspiration and encouragement for their career paths.

Nichols also sang with Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton before turning to acting.


Opera Singer Jessye Norman, 1982, Giclee Print
Opera Singer Jessye Norman, 1982,

Giclee Print

Jessye Norman
b. 9-15-1945; Augusta, GA

Dramatic soprano Jessye Norman is a four-time Grammy Award winning opera singer.


Folk Singer Odetta at Civil Rights Rally at Statue of Liberty with Actor Sidney Poitier, Photographic Print
Folk Singer Odetta at Civil Rights Rally at Statue of Liberty with Actor Sidney Poitier,
Photographic Print

Odetta
b. 12-31-1930; Birmingham, AL
d. 12-2-2008; NYC

Singer, actress, guitarist, songwriter, and a human rights activist, Odetta, is often referred to as “The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement”. She described herself as being “one of the privates in a very big army.”

Odetta at Amazon


King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band Wall Poster
King Oliver’s
Creole Jazz Band
Wall Poster

Joe “King” Oliver
b. 12-19-1885; Louisiana
d. 4-10-1938; Savannah, GA

Joseph Nathan Oliver, jazz and Dixieland cornet player, was a talented and respected bandleader with such notable as Louis Armstrong in his band.

King Oliver CD at Amazon.com


Charlie Parker - “Yardbird”, International Jazz Festival Paris May 13, 1949 Wall Poster
Charlie Parker - International
Jazz Festival
Paris, May 13, 1949
Wall Poster

Charlie Parker - “Yardbird”
b. 8-29-1920; Kansas City, KS
d. 3-12-1955

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The Essential Charlie Parker, CD


Little Richard, Rolling Stone, no. 59, 5-29-1970, Photographic Print
Little Richard,
Rolling Stone,
no. 59, 5-29-1970, Photographic Print

“Little Richard” (Penniman)
b. 12-5-1932; Mason, GA

“Little Richard” hits include rock and roll ‘Tutti Frutti’, ‘Lucille’, ‘Long Tall Sally’, and ‘Good Golly, Miss Molly’.


Oscar Peterson, Photo
Oscar Peterson,
Photo

Oscar Peterson
b. 8-15-1925; Montreal, Canada
d. 12-23-2007; Canada

Oscar Peterson, considered one of the greatest pianists of all time, played thousands of live concerts to audiences worldwide in a career lasting more than 65 years.

Oscar Peterson at Amazon.com


Leontyne Price, American Opera Singer, 1979, Photographic Print
Leontyne Price, American Opera Singer, 1979, Photographic Print

Leontyne Price
b. 2-10-1927; Laurel, Mississippi

Soprano Leontyne Price is especially known for her role in Verdi's Aida. She also sang the part of Bess in George Gershwin's opera Porgy & Bess.


Pearl Primus Portrait Print
Pearl Primus
Portrait Print

Pearl Primus
b. 11-29-1919; Trinidad and Tobago
d. 10-29-1994

Pearl Primus, a dancer, choreographer and anthropologist, played an important role in the presentation of African dance to American audiences.

Primus, who was trained in classical and preclassical dance by the master teacher Louis Horst and studied with such great dance pioneers as Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Hanya Holm and Charles Weidman, also received a Ph.D. degree in anthropolgy from New York University.

In July 1991 she was awarded the national Medal of Arts by President Bush, the highest honor given by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Dancing in the Light: Six Dance Compositions By African American Choreographers / Asadata Dafora, Katherine Dunham, Pearl Primus, Talley Beatty, Donald McKayle, Bill T. Jones, DVD


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