Ella Fitzgerald: Putting all her Easter eggs in one basket. Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich/Photos: William Gottlieb/Library of Congress via Flickr, iStock. hide caption

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Stan Getz Quintets: The Clef & Norgran Studio Albums Hip-O Select hide caption

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Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux's Jazz is a new guide for both novice listeners and longtime fans. Herman Leonard hide caption

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A classic West Coast jazz quartet: saxophonist Paul Desmond, drummer Joe Dodge, pianist Dave Brubeck, bassist Bob Bates. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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