First Captiol recording session of the Stan Kenton band in the New Eastern Studios captured by William P. Gottlieb.
Mildred Rinker Bailey (1907-1951) was an American Jazz singer known as Mrs. Swing for her influential way to sing.
She began performing at early age, playing piano and singing in movie theaters during the 1920s. She had a sweet and soft voice. With her husband Red Norvo, they were named “Mr. and Mrs. Swing”.
Nina Leen (1909 – 1995) was a Russian photographer. She grow up in Germany, Switzerland and Italy and she is considered a pioneering jazz and fashion photographer.
Original vintage advertisement with caricature and autograph of Maurice Chevalier.
Maurice Auguste Chevalier (1888-1972) was a French actor and singer. He became a star of musical comedy between 20’s and 30’s.