Ella Jane Fitzgerald, also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves and known for her incredible scat singing.
Miles Davis: Recent influence of mine. Being a music major with a concentration in jazz studies, I was bound to discover one of the kings of jazz. This man accomplished so much and somehow lived a long life (even with immense substance abuse).
Eartha Kitt -Eartha Mae Kitt was an American singer, actress, dancer and cabaret star. She was perhaps best known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 hit recordings of “C'est Si Bon”.