Meri’s Musical Musings

In Honour of Black History Month: Black Musicians and Composers

Posted on: February 6, 2012

In no particular order:

Duke Ellington (mostly known for ‘Sophisticated Lady’)

Oscar Peterson 

Joseph P. Lamb

Errol Garner (mostly known for ‘Misty’, a jazz standard)

Scott Joplin

Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller

Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton

Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong (trumpet)

Dizzy Gillesepe (trumpet)

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet)

Charlie Parker (saxophonist)

Fletcher Henderson (clarinetist)

Don Byron (clarinetist)

Omar Simeon (clarinetist)

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