The lead singer of the New Orleans family band turns 74 today. Hear his ethereal falsetto voice on "Tell It Like It Is" and others in this playlist.
The legendary gypsy jazz guitarist, who was born on this day in 1910, is feted by Joe Pass, Larry Coryell, Les Paul and others in this playlist.
The Sacramento band, led by singer-songwriter John McCrea, performs "Sheep Go To Heaven" and "Never There" from Prolonging the Magic.
The great vibraphonist-composer, who turns 72 today, is featured in this playlist spanning 1964 (with Stan Getz) to 1978 as a leader.
The lead singer of platinum-selling Journey turns 66 today. Hear him in one of his first appearances with the Bay Area group in 1978.
The Puerto Rican trombonist in Duke Ellington's band was born on this day in 1900. Hear versions of his most famous composition "Caravan."
Lead singer Jerry Lawson leads the premier doo-wop group from New York in a cappella performances from 1965 to 1994 in this playlist.
The psychedelic group from Louisville, Kentucky performs "Slow Slow Tune" and "You Wanna Freak Out" from Circuital in this 2011 concert.
The lead singer for New Orleans' Wild Magnolias Mardi Gras Indian tribe passed away this week at age 71. Hear them perform in this 1974 set.
The classy singer swings "I Love Being Here With You" and gets intimate on Ellington's "I've Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)" in this '84 concert.
The influential pianist-singer-songwriter performs his classics "Driftin' Blues," "I Stepped in Quicksand" and "Black Night" in this 1996 set.
The late saxophonist, who died on this day in 2009, showcases his robust tone with Herbie Mann and Ray Charles in this memorial playlist.