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Webb, Chick [William Henry]

composer, drummer, drums, bandleader, leader


born: 02 Feb 1902 Baltimore, Maryland / state, USA Source: 1,2  

born: 10 Feb 1909 Source: 3,4,5,6  
born: 10 Feb 1902 Source: 7,8,9  
born: 10 Feb 1907 Source: 10  

died: 16 Jun 1939 Baltimore, Maryland / state, USA Source: 1,2  

date of Variety obit: 21 Jun 1939  

The Music Sack has 68 items with information about Chick [William Henry] Webb:


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1995

Tracy, Sheila
Bands, booze and broads
Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 1995, 319 p.

Number of People : 26

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1995

Handy, D. Antoinette
Black conductors
By D. Antoinette Handy
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1995, 557 p.

Number of People : 54

More Details : (1 Section)


 1994

Balen, Noel
L'odyssee du jazz
Paris: Liana Levi, 1994, 767 p.

Number of People : 93


 1992

Spagnardi, Ron
Miller, William F.
The great jazz drummers
Edited by William F. Miller
Cedar Grove, New Jersey: Modern Drummer Publications, Inc., 1992

Number of People : 62


 1992

Dorough, Prince
Popular-music culture in America
New York: Ardsley House Publishers Inc., c1992, 352 p.

Number of People : 96


 1992

Giddins, Gary
Faces in the crowd, players and writers
New York: Oxford University Press, 1992, 278 p.

Number of People : 17


 1992 Source: 2

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1990

Korall, Burt
Torme, Mel
Drummin' men : the heartbeat of jazz : the swing years
Foreword by Mel Torme
New York: Schirmer Books, 1990, 381 p.

Number of People : 13


 1989

Perlo, Don
Lyons, Len
Jazz portraits
The lives and music of the jazz masters
By Len Lyons and Don Perlo
New York: William Morrow, 1989, 610 p.

Number of People : 217


 1989

Walker, Leo
The big band almanac
New York: Da Capo Paperback, 1989

Number of People : 268


 1988 Source: 5

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1986 Source: 3

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1985 Source: 6

Chilton, John
Simmen, John
Who's who of jazz : Storyville to Swing Street
Foreword by John Simmen
London: Macmillan, 1985, 175 p.

Number of People : 1,172


 1981 Source: 4

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1981

Inside the big bands

p. 75 In:
Simon, George Thomas
The big bands
New York: Schirmer Books, 1981

Number of People : 71


 1981

Horricks, Raymond
Gammond, Peter
Big bands
Edited by Peter Gammond and Raymond Horricks
Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1981, 183 p.
      (Series: Music on record; 2)

Number of People : 106


 1980

Harris, Rex
The story of jazz
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1980

Number of People : 46


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979 Source: 8

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Giddins, Gary
Weatherbird : Chick's Web Revisited.
Village Voice, vol. 23, September 11, 1978. p. 100

Number of People : 1


 1978

Artists' Index

p. 1754-1845 In:
Rust, Brian
Jazz records 1897-1942
4th revised and enlarged edition
Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.

Number of People : 9,605


 1978

Michael's Pub, New York
Variety, vol. 292, September 6, 1978, p. 77
       Note: A performance in honor of Webb.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Reviews : the Best of Chick Webb and his Orchestra : Bronzeville Stomp.
IAJRC Journal, vol. 10, no. 2, 1977. p. 18-19

Number of People : 1


 1977

Hillary, R.
The Legendary Chick Webb : a Profile in Courage.
Modern Drum, vol. 1, no. 3, 1977. p. 22-23

Number of People : 1


 1976

Berindei, Mihai
Dictionaire de jazz
Bucuresti: Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica, 1976, 289 p.

Number of People : 768


 1976

Drum Beat.
Melody Maker, vol. 51, April 24, 1976. p. 30

Number of People : 1


 1975

Simmen, John
Crystal Clear.
Coda, no. 143, November 1975. p. 25-26

Number of People : 1


 1975 Source: 9

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974 Source: 7

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Dance, Stanley
The world of swing
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974

Number of People : 45


 1973

Humair, D.
Cressant, P.
50 Ans de Batterie.
Jazz Hot, no. 291, February 1973. p. 11

Number of People : 1


 1973

Petite Encyclopedie des Drummers.
Jazz Hot, no. 291, February 1973. p. 33

Number of People : 1


 1972

Disques du Mois : Chick Webb "a Legend"
Jazz Magazine, no. 204, October 1972. p. 48

Number of People : 1


 1972

Noonan, J.P.
The Secrets of Chick Webb's Drumming Technique.
down beat, vol. 39, July 20, 1972, p. 26
       Note: Reprinted from down beat, September 1938.

Number of People : 1


 1971

Cullaz, Maurice
La Chronique des Disques : a Legend : King of the Savoy.
Jazz Hot, no. 268, January 1971. p. 38

Number of People : 1


 1971

Handful of Records : Chick Webb and his Orchestra Featuring Ella Fitzgerald.
Points du Jazz, no. 5, September 1971. p. 133-134

Number of People : 1


 1971

Allen, W.C.
Random Notes on Some Big Band Personnels.
Matrix, no. 91, February 1971. p. 5

Number of People : 1


 1971

Bohlander, Carlo
Holler, Karl Heinz
Reclams Jazzfuhrer
Von Carlo Bohlander und Karl Heinz Holler
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1971, 991 p.

Number of People : 1,780


 1970

Fernett, Gene
Swing out : great negro dance bands
Mindland, Michigan: Pendell Publishing Co., 1970

Number of People : 54


 1970

Williams, R.
It All Began with Chick Webb.
Melody Maker, vol. 45, March 14, 1970. p. 26

Number of People : 1


 1970

McRae, B.
A B basics : a column for the newcomer to jazz
Jazz Journal, vol. 23, October 1970. p. 13

Number of People : 1


 1967

Ioakimidis, D.
Chick Webb, le Coeur, l'Esprit et les Drums.
Jazz Hot, no. 230, April 1967. p. 18-21

Number of People : 1


 1967

Korall, Burt
King of the Savoy.
Saturday Review, vol. 50, December 30, 1967. p. 51

Number of People : 1


 1965

Hoefer, George
History of the Drum in Jazz.
Jazz, vol. 4, no. 10, 1965. p. 14

Number of People : 1


 1965

Schiozzi, Bruno
L'Evoluzione della Batteria.
Musica Jazz, vol. 21, July 1965. p. 12

Number of People : 1


 1964

Barazzetta, G.
La "Jungle Band", Chick Webb o Fletcher Henderson?
Musica Jazz, vol. 20, April 1964. p. 21

Number of People : 1


 1963

Dance, H.
Drum Mad and Lightening Fast.
Saturday Review, vol. 46, June 15, 1963. p. 52-53

Number of People : 1


 1961

Demicheal, Don
Evolution of the Drum Solo.
down beat, vol. 28, March 30, 1961. p. 23-24

Number of People : 1


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


 1955

Jepsen, Jorgen Grunnet
Jazzens Instrumentalister : Trummor.
Orkester Journalen, vol. 23, December 1955. p. 24

Number of People : 1


 1955

Lucas, J.
Wild Drummers I have Known.
Jazz Journal, vol. 8, March 1955. p. 4-5

Number of People : 1


 1955

Balliett, Whitney
Drums, Now and Then.
Saturday Review, vol. 38, May 28, 1955. p. 50-51

Number of People : 1


 1953

Wiedemann, Erik
Jorgensen, John
Jazzens hvem-hv ad-hvor
Redaktorer: John Jorgensen og Erik Wiedemann
Copenhagen: Politikens forlag, 1953, 391 p.

Number of People : 688


 1951

Upplagan, Tredje
Jazzens Vag : en bok om blues och stomps, deras upphovsman och utovare
Stockholm: Nordiska Musikforlaget, 1951, 347 p.

Number of People : 15


 1951

Staley, R.
Stomping at the Savoy, a Tribute to the Late Chick Webb.
Jazz Journal, vol. 4, April 1951. p. 1-2

Number of People : 1


 1950

Tanner, Peter Hyde
Oh, Didn't they Ramble!
Melody Maker, vol. 26, July 1, 1950. p. 9

Number of People : 1


 1943 Source: 10

Miller, Paul Eduard
Miller's yearbook of popular music
Chicago: Pem Publications, 1943, 195 p.

Number of People : 573


 1936

[listed as a member of a group]

The above item is part of :
Schleman, Hilton R.
Rhythm on record.
A complete survey and register of all the principal recorded dance music from 1906 to 1936, and a who's who of the artists concerned in the making
London: Melody Maker, 1936, 333 p.

Number of People : 2,656


 1936

Schleman, Hilton R.
Rhythm on record.
A complete survey and register of all the principal recorded dance music from 1906 to 1936, and a who's who of the artists concerned in the making
London: Melody Maker, 1936, 333 p.

Number of People : 389

More Details : (2 Sections)


 undated

Composers & lyricists of black core repertory tunes

p. 263 In:
Crawford, Richard
Notes on jazz standards by black authors and composers, 1899-1942.

Number of People : 53


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