University of Michigan fraternity party, 1949, a photo by Stanley Kubrick for LOOK magazine
"Gotta lose your mind before you find it"
Billie Holiday at record producer Harry Lim’s jam session, photographed by Life photographer Charles Peterson, c. 1939
Other musicians in attendance include Duke Ellington, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Johnny Hodgers, J.C. Higginbotham, Hot Lips Page and Chu Berry among others.
(Source: satindolls, via luckymaryjane)