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Lunceford, Jimmy [James Melvin]

arranger, bandleader, composer, orchestra, tenor saxophone, arranger, flute, orchestra, violin, arranger, director


born: 06 Jun 1902 Fulton, Missouri / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 13 Jul 1947 Seaside, Oregon / state, USA Source: 1  
died: 12 Jul 1947 Source: 2,3,4,5  

date of Variety obit: 16 Jul 1947  

The Music Sack has 49 items with information about Jimmy [James Melvin] Lunceford:


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 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

[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


 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

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


 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


 1993

Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


 1992 Source: 4

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)


 1991

Arnaud, Gerald
Chesnel, Jacques
Masters of Jazz
Gerald arnaud and Jacques Chesnel
Chambers, 1991, 248 p.

Number of People : 81


 1991

Billard, Francois
Jazz anthology (1918-1939)
Paris: EPM, 1991, 391 p.

Number of People : 385


 1989

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

Number of People : 268


 1989

Arnaud, Gerald
Nougaro, Claude
Chesnel, Jacques
Les grands createurs de jazz
By Gerald Arnaud et Jacques Chesnel
Preface de Claude Nougaro
Bordas, 1989, 256 p.

Number of People : 66


 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

Schuller, Gunther
The swing era. The development of jazz 1930-1945
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989

Number of People : 47


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1988 Source: 3

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

Number of People : 3,377


 1986

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: 2

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


 1985

Billard, Francois
Le jazz
Paris: MA Editions, 1985

Number of People : 47


 1981

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 Source: 1

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

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980

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

Number of People : 46


 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


 1980

Artist Index

p. 433-442 In:
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Savoy label : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1980, 442 p.

Number of People : 722


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1979

Fossati, Furio
Mannucci, Michele
I grandi della musica jazz
Milan: Longanesi & C., 1979

Number of People : 99


 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


 1976

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

Number of People : 768


 1975

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

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

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

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


 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


 1962

Williams, Martin T.
Jazz panorama : From the pages of the Jazz Review
Edited by Martin T. Williams
New York: Crowell-Collier Press, 1962, 318 p.

Number of People : 26


 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


 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 Source: 5

Necrology section

p. 440-448 In:
Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 65


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1943

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

Number of People : 573


 1941

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1939

Schulz-Kuhn, D.
Jimmie Lunceford. Jazzens mangsidigaste orkester.
Orkesterjournalen, vol. 7, no. 9, 1939, p. 4-6

Number of People : 1


 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)


 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


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