Reblogged from whatwhiteswillneverknow
CultureSOUL: *Blues & Jazz men* - The Great Migration era (1930s-1940s)
- Willie Smith and Fats Waller, 1937. Photo by Charles Peterson
- Little Bill Gaither, Big Bill Broonzy and Memphis Slim, Chicago, 1940.
- Thelonious Monk, Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Teddy Hill in front of Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, N.Y, 1947.