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Louis “Satchmo" Armstrong blowing his trumpet while Grace Kelly looks on in a photograph from the set of the MGM motion picture “High Society." Louis Armstrong and Grace Kelly both featured along with Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Celeste Holm.

billie holiday is one best hands down Love this pic of her

Billie Holiday - Given the title “First Lady of the Blues” she was widely considered to be the greatest and most expressive jazz singer of all time. Despite her early death at her unique voice and style helped define the jazz era.

the incredible Nina Simone

Nina Simone - "Feeling Good," "I Put a Spell on You," "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"

Louis Armstrong. August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971) nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana.    Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an "inventive" cornet and trumpet player, Armstrong was a foundational influence in jazz, shifting the focus of the music from collective improvisation to solo performance.

Louis Armstrong (August 1901 – July Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter, singer, and an influential figure in jazz music.Louis Armstrong on the MGM set of 'High Society', 1956

SARAH VAUGHN | Sarah Lois Vaughan (1924 – 1990), American jazz singer, described by music critic Scott Yanow as having “one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century. Join Black History Album On Pinterest

SARAH VAUGHN (Sarah Lois Vaughan 1924 – American Jazz Singer, described by music critic Scott Yanow as having “one of the most wondrous voices of the century.

Why did dancing become so popular? In the 1920s, the introduction of electric lighting made dancing late into the night more comfortable. These places were called dance halls, which had live music playing for the dancers. It also helped that the restrictive clothing of the Victorian era was over, and that the new style was quite free and flowing.

Kaye Popp Stanley Catron demonstrating a step of The Lindy Hop. (Photo by Gjon Mili//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)