Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Milt (Milton) Jackson, and Timmie Rosenkrantz, Downbeat, New York, N.Y. Digital History ID 2621|
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Museum Number: LC-GLB23-0285 DLC
Annotation: Although America was segregated during the 1940s and 50s, jazz music brought African American voices to the forefront. Ella Fitzgerald, one of the most influential jazz vocalists, is shown in this photograph with Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Milton Jackson, and Timmie Rosenkrantz in the background.
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