So you like jazz, huh? That means you probably listen to a lot of Norah Jones. A little Harry Connick, Jr., perhaps? Listening to the newer generation of famous jazz musicians is all well and good. They are, after all, the ones bearing the torch these days. However, never forget the artists who blazed the trail for jazz musicians everywhere. Here are some of those famous jazz musicians you should never miss out on if you’re a true-blue jazz lover.
There is no doubt that Sting is one of the most successful music artists in history, critically and financially. With a personal fortune estimated at $300 million, Sting—born Gordon Sumner—is set for life. So why is Sting musician extraordinaire and bonafide legend and icon, singing at weddings for a paycheck?
Find out what the best male singers of all time have that others don’t. Apart from their amazing vocals, these artists have the exceptional factor that separates them from the rest. Take a look at their individual stories and be inspired to take your music to greater heights like they did.
Most famous classical musicians came from the 18th and 19th century and among them are Ludwig van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. These composers wrote notable pieces that, up until now, are still being used and adored by many. However, did you ever wonder how these people lived their lives?