Category: trumpeter

Louis Armstrong photographed by Gene Trindl circa 1956

Jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove (born Roy Anthony Hargrove in Waco, TX) October 16, 1969 – November 2, 2018, RIP

Dizzy Gillespie with his wife Lorraine Willis in April 1952

Lorraine Willis was a chorus dancer with Edgar Hayes’s orchestra when she met Gillespie in 1937. They were married in 1940 and remained together until his death in 1993, she died in 2004. They didn’t have and children together but Gillespie had a daughter,

jazz singer Jeanie Bryson, from an extramarital


Dizzy Gillespie photographed by Carl Van Vechten on December 2, 1955.

Miles Davis at the Newport Jazz Festival held in Newport, Rhode Island on July 4, 1969