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Jordan, Louis Thomas

alto saxophone, clarinet, composer, lyricist, saxophone, vocals, alto saxophone, singer, vocals, bandleader, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, vocals


born: 08 Jul 1908 Brinkley, Arkansas / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 04 Feb 1975 Los Angeles, California / state, USA Source: 1  
died: 05 Aug 1975 Source: 2  

date of Variety obit: 12 Feb 1975  

The Music Sack has 60 items with information about Louis Thomas Jordan:


 2001

Index of Artists

p. 855-906 In:
Cuscuna, Michael
Ruppli, Michel
The Blue Note label : a discography
Revised and expanded
Compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 913 p.

Number of People : 5,313


 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

[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


 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

Lathrop, Tad
Jancik, Wayne
Cult rockers
By Wayne Jancik and Tad Lathrop
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995, 345 p.

Number of People : 61


 1994

Sonnier, Austin M.
A guide to the blues : history, who's who, research sources
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1994, 287 p.

Number of People : 346


 1994

Blues-Les incontournables
Turin: Citanes Jazz Productions, 1994, 237 p.

Number of People : 99


 1994

Rubiner, Julia M.
Contemporary musicians volume 11
Edited by Julia M. Rubiner
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1994, 316 p.

Number of People : 62


 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

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)


 1992

Debord, Brigitte
Herzhaft, Gerard
Encyclopedia of the blues
Translated by Brigitte Debord
Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1992, 513 p.

Number of People : 338


 1991

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

Number of People : 385


 1991

Tosches, Nick
Unsung heroes of rock 'n' roll
The birth of rock in the wild years before Elvis
New York: Harmony Books, 1991

Number of People : 28


 1991

Artist Index

p. 705-727 In:
Ruppli, Michel
The Aladdin/Imperial labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1991., xiv, 727 p.

Number of People : 1,756


 1990

Arniac, Jean-Pierre
Encyclopedie du blues
Photographies de Jean-Pierre Arniac
Paris: Segherss, 1990

Number of People : 358


 1989

Country Blues-Biographien

p. 161 In:
Moll, Dieter
Das Buch des Blues
Konigswinter: Heel, 1989, 245 p.

Number of People : 94


 1989

Les grandes voix du jazz
Paris: Editions de l'Instant, 1989, 126 p.

Number of People : 64


 1989

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

Number of People : 4,498


 1989

Barlow, William
Looking up at down
The emergence of blues culture
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989, 404 p.

Number of People : 83


 1988 Source: 1

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

Number of People : 3,377


 1987

Ertl, Franz
Soul-Diktionar
Koln: Wilhelm Herbst Verlag, 1987, 180 p.

Number of People : 161


 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


 1986

Billard, Francois
Histoire du saxophone
Paris: Joseph Clims, 1986, 326 p.

Number of People : 134


 1985

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


 1984

Tosches, Nick
Unsung heroes of rock 'n' roll.
The birth of rock 'n' roll in the dark and wild years before Elvis.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1984

Number of People : 27


 1984

Coleback, David
Louis Jordan Discography.
Blues Unlimited [England] no. 143 (Autumn/Winter 1984):14-18.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Andero, Per
"I Made the Blues Jump" : Louis Jordan, King of the Juke Boxes.
Jefferson [Sweden], no. 62 (Fall 1983):4-8
Jefferson [Sweden], no. 63 (Winter 1983): 10-16.

Number of People : 1


 1981

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

Number of People : 1,184


 1981

And still more bands

p. 503 In:
Simon, George Thomas
The big bands
New York: Schirmer Books, 1981

Number of People : 110


 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

Performer Index : Vocalist

p. 367- In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 6,282


 1980

Niquet, Bernard
Louis Jordan : "A Jumpin' Stuff"
Jazz, Blues & Co. [France] no. 38 (March 1980):6-8.

Number of People : 1


 1979

Harris, Sheldon
Blues who's who
A biographical dictionary of blues singers
New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1979, 775 p.

Number of People : 560


 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

Herzhaft, Gerard
Encyclopedie du blues : etude bio-discographique d'une musique populaire negro-americaine
Federop, 1979

Number of People : 183


 1979 Source: 2

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

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Pebworth, James R.
A directory of 132 Arkansas composers
Fayetteville, Arkansas: University Library, University of Arkansas, 1979, 89 p.

Number of People : 116


 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


 1976

Index to music necrology : 1975 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1976, p. 736

Number of People : 165


 1975

O'Neal, Jim
Louis Jordan.
Living Blues no. 20 (March/April 1975):3, 57.

Number of People : 1


 1975

Broven, John
Louis Jordan 1908-1975.
Blues Unlimited [England] no. 113 (May/June 1975):17.

Number of People : 1


 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

Lydon, Michael
Louis Jordan : Still Feeling Good.
Ramparts 12, no. 6 (January 1974):45-48.

Number of People : 1


 1974

Limbacher, James L.
Film music : from violins to video
Compiled and edited by James L. Limbacher
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974

Number of People : 4,664


 1974

Stambler, Irwin
Encyclopedia of pop, rock and soul
By Irwin Stambler
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1974, 609 p.

Number of People : 1,359


 1974

Otis, Johnny
The Otis Tapes : 1. Louis Jordan.
Blues Unlimited [England] no. 106 (February/March 1974):12.

Number of People : 1


 1974

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

Number of People : 3,156


 1971

Bogaert, Karel
Blues Lexicon : blues, Cajun, boogie woogie, gospel
Antwerp: Standaard Uitgeverij, 1971, 480 p.

Number of People : 556


 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


 1966

Feather, Leonard
Lewis, John
The encyclopedia of jazz in the sixties
Foreword by John Lewis
New York: Horizon Press, 1966

Number of People : 1,137


 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

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 : 2,918

More Details : (1 Section)


 1945

Musicians' Bio-Discographies

p. 140 In:
Gingrich, Arnold
Miller, Paul Edward
Esquire's 1945 jazz book
Edited by Paul Edward Miller
Introduction by Arnold Gingrich
New York: Smith & Durrell, 1945, 256 p.

Number of People : 129


 1944

Musicians' Bio-Discographies

p. 131 In:
Gingrich, Arnold
Miller, Paul Edward
Esquire's 1944 jazz book
Edited by Paul Edward Miller
Introduction by Arnold Gingrich
New York: Smith & Durrell, 1944, 230 p.

Number of People : 124


 1943

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

Number of People : 573


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