November 16, 2010

Feeling Dizzy

Genius recognizes genius.

Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson, and Timmie Rosenkrantz
Downbeat, New York, N.Y.
1947, photographer William P. Gottlieb


Ms. Moon said...

Don't you wish you'd been there? I do.

downtown guy said...

Well hell yeah. Instead of Baldy McGee there.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

Yes sirree. You betcha.

May said...

Man. Not just the people playing but the nightclub itself! Why don't we have spots like this in Tallahassee? I would go. I bet Dizzy is stoned.

downtown guy said...

Oh, man, that's totally it! Look at him - he's not admiring Ella, he's high off his ass and staring at her hat.