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Jazz Royalty

We can make one note swing!

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Welcome to jazz_royalty, a community for fans of the music of the big band era, and the Jazz Royalty.

Your community Moderators are airchameleon, messiah2nd, and spookidonki.

"Jazz royalty is a term that reflects the many great jazz musicians who have some sort of royal title in their names or nicknames." -Wikipedia.org

Jazz Royalty includes:

Joe "King" Oliver
1885 - 1938

Edward "Duke" Ellington
1899 - 1974
William "Count" Basie
1904 - 1984

Ella Fitzgerald
"The First Lady of Song"
1918 - 1996
Benny Goodman
"The King of Swing"
1909 - 1986

Billie Holiday
"Lady Day"
1915 - 1959
Lester Young
"The President"
1909 - 1959

Billy Strayhorn is Multi-Colored Blue.
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