A Virtual Cemetery created by My Everything

Jazz Masters

56 memorials
Page 1
 Julian “Cannonball” Adderley

Julian “Cannonball” Adderley

15 Sep 1928 – 8 Aug 1975

Jazz Musician. He was a well-known and popular...

Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA

 Nathaniel “Nat” Adderley

Nathaniel “Nat” Adderley

25 Nov 1931 – 1 Jan 2000

Jazz Musician. He was the younger brother of...

Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA

 Lorez Alexandria
No grave photo

Lorez Alexandria

14 Aug 1929 – 22 May 2001
Unknown
 Lillian Hardin “Lil” Armstrong

Lillian Hardin “Lil” Armstrong

3 Feb 1898 – 27 Aug 1971

Jazz Musician. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, she was...

Blue Island, Cook County, Illinois, USA

 William James “Count” Basie

William James “Count” Basie

21 Aug 1904 – 26 Apr 1984

Jazz Musician. He was one of the greatest...

East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA

 Louis Paul “Louie” Bellson

Louis Paul “Louie” Bellson

6 Jul 1924 – 14 Feb 2009

Jazz Musician. Regarded by many as being one of...

Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA

 Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake

7 Feb 1883 – 12 Feb 1983

Jazz Musician. Born James Hubert Blake in...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

 Art Blakey
No grave photo

Art Blakey

11 Oct 1919 – 16 Oct 1990

Drummer, bandleader, a powerful influence in jazz...

Cremated
 Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck

6 Dec 1920 – 5 Dec 2012

Composer, Musician, Pianist. Brubeck had a career...

Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

 Benny Carter
No grave photo

Benny Carter

8 Aug 1907 – 12 Jul 2003
Unknown
 Betty Carter
No grave photo

Betty Carter

16 May 1930 – 26 Sep 1998

Jazz performer and singer who is long regarded by...

Cremated , Location of ashes is unknown
 Alice Coltrane

Alice Coltrane

27 Aug 1937 – 12 Jan 2007

Jazz Musician. As a performer and composer she was...

East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA

 John William Coltrane

John William Coltrane

23 Sep 1926 – 17 Jul 1967

Jazz Musician. Legendary and acclaimed jazz...

East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA

 Miles Davis

Miles Davis

26 May 1926 – 28 Sep 1991

Jazz Musician. The son of a middle-class dentist...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

29 Apr 1899 – 24 May 1974

Jazz Musician, Composer, Bandleader. One of the...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

25 Apr 1917 – 15 Jun 1996

Jazz Musician. One of the most celebrated jazz...

Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Dizzy Gillespie
No grave photo

Dizzy Gillespie

21 Oct 1917 – 6 Jan 1993

Musician. He was a trumpeter recognized as one of...

Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA

 Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton

20 Apr 1908 – 31 Aug 2002

Jazz Musician. His career as a Jazz musician...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 W. C. Handy

W. C. Handy

16 Nov 1873 – 28 Mar 1958

Musician, Composer. Born William Christopher Handy...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Eddie Harris

Eddie Harris

20 Oct 1934 – 5 Nov 1996

Jazz Musician, Composer. Harris studied music at...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

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