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 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.


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  Aaronson, Irving (b. 1895 d. 1963)   bandleader, piano
  Addison, Bernard (b. 1905)   banjo, guitar
  Adler, Larry [Lawrence] (b. 1914)   cast, harmonica
  Allen, Henry James "Red" (b. 1908 d. 1967)   trumpet, vocals
  Ambrose (b. 1897 d. 1971)   danceband leader, violin
  Apollon, Dave   leader, mandoline
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Arnheim, Gus (b. 1897 d. 1955)   bandleader, composer
  Ash, Paul (b. 1891 d. 1958 a. 1924-1933)   bandleader, violin
  Asmussen, Svend (Harald Christian) (b. 1916)   violin, singer
  Austin, Gene [Eugene Lucas] (b. 1900 d. 1972)   crooner, piano
  Bailey, Buster [William C.] (b. 1902 d. 1967)   clarinet, seas
  Bailey, Mildred (b. 1907 d. 1951)   composer, singer
  Ballew, Smith (b. 1902 d. 1984)   banjo, guitar
  Bampton, Claude   clarinet, piano
  Banks, Billy   leader, singer
  Banta, Frank P. (a. 1900-1935)   piano, composer
  Bargy, Roy Frederick (b. 1894 d. 1974)   popular composer, piano
  Barnes, Walter (b. 1905 d. 1940)   bandleader, tenor sax
  Barnet, Charlie [Charles Daly] (b. 1913 d. 1991 a. 1936-1948)   saxophone, bandleader
  Beiderbecke, Bix [Leon Bismarck] (b. 1903 d. 1931)   cornet, musicisti
  Berigan, Bunny [Roland Bernard] (b. 1908 d. 1942)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Bernie, Ben (b. 1891 d. 1943)   bandleader, cast
  Berton, Vic [Victor] (b. 1896 d. 1951)   drummer, drums
  Bertrand, Jimmy [James] (b. 1900 d. 1960)   drummer, drums
  Biese, Paul   clarinet, saxophone
  Black, Stanley (b. 1913)   piano, arranger
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Bloom, Rube (b. 1902 d. 1976)   composer, piano
  Boswell, Connee [Connie] (b. 1907 d. 1976)   singer, vocals
  Boswell, Martha (b. 1905 d. 1958)   piano, singer
  Boswell, Vet [Helvetia] (b. 1908 d. 1988 a. 1931-1938)   singer
  Bradshaw, Tiny [Myron Carlton] (b. 1905 d. 1958)   bandleader, vocals
  Bragg, W.H. (a. 1935)   bandleader
  Brown, Cleo [Cleopatra] (b. 1909)   piano, vocals
  Brown, Tom   cast, clarinet
  Bryant, Willie [William Steven] (b. 1908 d. 1964)   bandleader, cast
  Busse, Henry (b. 1894 d. 1955)   composer, cornet
  Calloway, Cab [Cabell] (b. 1907 a. 1930-1945)   bandleader, cast
  Calloway, Jean   singer
  Cannon, Gus (b. 1883 d. 1979)   banjo, vocals
  Carmichael, Hoagy [Hoagland Howard] (b. 1899 d. 1981)   composer, cornet
  Carroll, Eddie   cast, clarinet
  Carter, Benny (b. 1907)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Chittison, Herman "Ivory" (b. 1908 d. 1967)   piano, celeste
  Clark, Garnet (b. 1917 d. 1938)   piano, trumpet
  Clay, Sonny [William Rogers Campbell] (b. 1899)   drummer, piano
  Cobb, Oliver   cornet, trumpet
  Cole, James   saxophone
  Condon, Eddie [Albert Edwin] (b. 1905 d. 1973)   banjo, guitar
  Confrey, Zez (b. 1895 d. 1971)   composer, piano
  Cook, Doc (b. 1891 d. 1958)   piano, arranger
  Cornell, Jack   accordion, piano-accordeon
  Cotton, Billy (b. 1899 d. 1969)   bandleader, vocals
  Crawford, Rosetta (b. 1896)   piano, singer
  Crawley, Wilton (b. 1900 d. 1948 a. 1927)   clarinet, singer
  Creath, Charlie [Charles Cyril] (b. 1890 d. 1951)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Crosby, Bing (b. 1904 d. 1977)   singer
  Crosby, Bob [George Robert] (b. 1913 d. 1993)   composer, leader
  Cummins, Bernie [Bernard Joseph] (a. 1930-1940)   bandleader, former boxer
  Dandridge, Putney [Louis] (b. 1902 d. 1946)   piano, celeste
  Daniels, Joe (b. 1908)   drummer, drums
  Davis, Johnny "Scat" (b. 1915 d. 1983)   scat singer, trumpet
  Davis, Lew (b. 1903)   trombone, danceband leader
  Davis, Meyer (b. 1893 d. 1976)   bandleader, director
  Dawn, Dolly (b. 1919 a. 1936)   singer, vocals
  De Kers, Robert (b. 1906 d. 1987)   trumpeter, bandleader
  De Vries, Louis (b. 1905 d. 1935)   trumpet
  Delange, Eddie (a. 1936-1938)   arranger
  Dial, Harry (b. 1907 d. 1987)   drummer, drums
  Dickerson, Carroll (b. 1895 d. 1957)   director, violin
  Dixon, Vance (b. 1895 a. 1929-1930)   clarinet, saxophone
  Dodds, Johnny [John M.] (b. 1892 d. 1940)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  Donde, Eli (b. 1911 d. 1940)   violin, leader
  Dornberger, Charles   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Dorsey, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1904 d. 1957)   cast, clarinet
  Dorsey, Tommy [Thomas] (b. 1905 d. 1956)   cast, composer
  Duchin, Eddy (b. 1910 d. 1951)   cast, piano stylist
  Dumaine, Louis (a. 1927)   composer
  Eckstein, Willie [William] (b. 1888 d. 1963)   piano, composer
  Edinborough, Eddie   scat singer
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Ellis, Seger Pillot (b. 1904)   radio and recording entertainer, vocals
  Etting, Ruth (b. 1896 d. 1978)   cast, torch singer
  Featherstonhaugh, Buddy [Rupert Edward Lee] (b. 1909 d. 1976)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Fenton, Carl   arranger, bandleader
  Ferera, Frank (d. 1960s a. 1920s)   Hawaiian guitar, steel (Hawaiian) guitar
  Fillis, Len [Leonard Milford] (b. 1903 d. 1953)   banjo, guitar
  Finnell, Douglas   bandleader
  Firman, Bert (b. 1906 a. 1925)   arranger, conductor
  Forsythe, Reginald (b. 1907)   composer, piano
  Fowler, Len   piano, composer
  Fox, Roy (b. 1901 d. 1982)   bandleader, cornet
  Freeman, Bud [Lawrence] (b. 1906 d. 1991)   tenor saxophone
  Friedman, Leo "Snooks"   drummer, bandleader
  Froeba, Frank (b. 1907 d. 1981)   piano, bandleader
  Fuller, Earl (a. 1915-1917)   bandleader, piano
  Garber, Jan (b. 1897 d. 1977)   bandleader, orchestra
  Gardner, Fred  
  Gardner, Freddy (b. 1911 d. 1950)   clarinet, saxophone
  Geraldo (b. 1904 d. 1974)   bandleader
  Gerity, Julia (a. 1931)   singer, vocals
  Gershwin, George (b. 1898)   author, cast
  Gibbons, Carroll [Richard Carroll] (b. 1903 d. 1954)   composer, conductor
  Gifford, Gene [Harold Eugene] (b. 1908 d. 1970)   arranger, banjo
  Goldkette, Jean (b. 1899 d. 1962)   piano, conductor
  Gonella, Nat [Nathaniel Charles] (b. 1908)   flute, trumpet
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  Gottlieb   violin
  Gould, Sam (a. 1925)   piano
  Green, Johnny [John William] (b. 1908 d. 1989)   composer, music director
  Green, Sadie (a. 1926-1927)   singer
  Gregory (a. 1930-1932)   bandleader
  Grier, Jimmie (b. 1902 d. 1959 a. 1932-1935)   bandleader
  Grofe, Ferde (b. 1892 d. 1972)   composer, musicisti
  Hall, Adelaide (Louise) (b. 1895)   cast, jazz singer
  Hall, Fred (b. 1898 d. 1964)   comedian, singer
  Hall, Henry (Robert) (b. 1898 d. 1989)   piano, trumpeter
  Hamm, Fred  
  Hamp, Johnny (a. 1920-1930)   bandleader
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Hanshaw, Annette (b. 1910 d. 1985)   bandleader, vocals
  Harris, Albert   guitar
  Haston, Gus (a. 1916)   alto saxophone, banjo
  Hatch, Ike   banjo, singer
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Hayes, Clifford (a. 1920s)   bandleader, composer
  Haymes, Joe (b. 1908 a. 1933-1935)   arranger, vocals
  Hazel, Monk [Arthur] (b. 1903 d. 1968)   cornet, drummer
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Henderson, Rosa (b. 1896 d. 1968)   piano, singer
  Herbin, Frank (a. 1926-1927)   piano
  Heywood, Eddie (b. 1915 d. 1989)   piano, composer
  Hickman, Art (b. 1888 d. 1930)   bandleader, clarinet
  Hill, Alex [William Alexander] (b. 1906 d. 1937)   composer, lyricist
  Hill, Teddy [Theodore] (b. 1909 d. 1978)   clarinet, music director
  Himber, Richard (b. 1907 d. 1966)   composer, lyricist
  Hines, Eddie   trumpet
  Hines, Fatha [Earl Kenneth] (b. 1903 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Hopkins, Claude (Driskett) (b. 1903 d. 1984)   piano, arranger
  Howard, Bob (b. 1906 d. 1986)   piano, trumpet
  Howard, Paul (b. 1908 d. 1984)   bandleader
  Hudson, Will (b. 1908 d. 1981)   arranger, composer
  Hughes, Spike (b. 1908 d. 1987)   bass, string bass
  Hutton, Ina Ray (b. 1916 d. 1984)   cast, piano
  Hyde, Pat (b. 1917)   entertainer, piano accordion
  Hylton, Jack (b. 1892 d. 1965)   bandleader, conductor
  Hylton, Jack (a. 1935)   leader, singer
  Jackson, Bud  
  Jackson, Dewey (b. 1900)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Jackson, Edgar (b. 1895)   drummer
  Jackson, Frisky-Foot (a. 1935)   bandleader
  Jackson, Jack (b. 1907 d. 1978)   bandleader, trumpeter
  Jackson, Zaidee (a. 1931)   cast, singer
  Jacobs, Howard (b. 1900 d. 1977)   alto sax, sax
  Jacobs, Jacques (b. 1878)   conductor, violin
  Jarrett, Art [Arthur] (b. 1909 a. 1941)   banjo, cast
  Jason, Sybil (a. 1932)   singer, vocals
  Jaxon, Half Pint (b. 1895)   cast, oboe
  Jentes, Harry (b. 1897 d. 1958)   ragtime piano, composer
  Johnson, Eddie [Edward (b. 1912)   tenor saxophone
  Johnson, Freddy (b. 1904 d. 1961)   piano, vocals
  Johnson, Jimmy (a. 1915)   piano, composer
  Johnson, Johnny [Malcolm] (b. 1902)   bandleader
  Johnson, Lonnie (b. 1889 d. 1970)   banjo, guitar
  Johnson, Roy  
  Jones, Clarence   piano
  Jones, Isham (b. 1894 d. 1956)   composer, lyricist
  Jones, Richard Myknee (b. 1889 d. 1945)   piano, arranger
  Jordan, Taft [James Taft] (b. 1915 d. 1981)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Joy, Jimmy (b. 1912 d. 1962)   bandleader, clarinet
  Joyce, Teddy (b. 1907 d. 1941)   leader, violin
  Kahn, Roger Wolfe (b. 1907 d. 1962)   alto saxophone, composer
  Kardos, Gene (a. 1930s)   alto sax, bandleader
  Karle, Art [Arthur D.] (b. 1905 d. 1967)   tenor saxophone, clarinet
  Kassel, Art (b. 1896 d. 1965)   bandleader, clarinet
  Kaufman, Whitey (a. 1923)   violin, banjo
  Kemp, Hal [James Harold] (b. 1905 d. 1940)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  King, Henry (d. 1974)   orchestra, piano
  King, Wayne Harold (b. 1901 d. 1985)   saxophone, bandleader
  Kirk, Andy [Andrew Dewey] (b. 1898)   bass saxophone, composer
  Kirkeby, Ed [Wallace Theodore] (b. 1891 d. 1978)   bandleader, manager
  Klein, Manny [Emmanuel] (b. 1908 d. 1986)   trumpet, orchestra
  Kok, James [Arthur James] (b. 1902 d. 1976)   bandleader
  Kress, Carl W. (b. 1907 d. 1965)   banjo, guitar
  Krueger, Benny [Benjamin] (b. 1899 d. 1967)   bandleader, clarinet
  Krupa, Gene [Eugene Bertram] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   cast, composer
  Kunz, Charlie (b. 1896 d. 1958)   french horn, piano
  Kyte, Sidney (b. 1896 d. 1981 a. 1914)   orchestra leader, violin
  La Vere, Charlie [Charles] (b. 1910 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Lally, Arthur (d. 1940 a. 1932)   clarinet, saxophone
  Landry, Art   bandleader, clarinet
  Lang, Eddie (b. 1902 d. 1933)   jazz guitar
  Lattimore, Harlan (b. 1908)   singer, vocals
  Layton, Turner (b. 1894 d. 1978)   cast, composer
  Lee, George E. [George Ewing] (b. 1896 d. 1958)   guitar, singer
  Leecan, Bobby (a. 1926)   banjo, guitar
  Lewis, Meade "Lux" (b. 1905 d. 1964)   piano, celeste
  Lewis, Philip  
  Lewis, Ted (b. 1892 d. 1971)   bandleader, cast
  Lindley, Donald (a. 1926)   lyricist, trumpet
  Lipton, Sidney John (b. 1906)   violin, saxophone
  Litter, Monia (b. 1906)   piano
  Lopez, Vincent (b. 1898 d. 1975 a. 1922-1939)   bandleader, cast
  Lorenzi, Mario (b. 1894 d. 1967)   harp
  Loss, Joe [Josua Alexander] (b. 1909 d. 1990)   bandleader, director
  Lown, Bert (b. 1903 d. 1962)   bandleader, violin
  Lucas, Nick (b. 1897 d. 1982)   banjo, cast
  Lunceford, Jimmy [James Melvin] (b. 1902 d. 1947)   arranger, bandleader
  Lyman, Abe (b. 1897 d. 1957)   bandleader, composer
  Mackey, Percival (b. 1894 d. 1950)   orchestrator, piano
  Manone, Wingy [Joseph Matthews] (b. 1900 d. 1982)   cornet, trumpet
  Mantovani (b. 1905 d. 1980)   orchestra leader, violin
  Martin, Freddie (b. 1908)   clarinet, saxophone
  Marvin, Johnny (b. 1897 d. 1944)   band singer, cast
  Mason, Billy (a. 1930s)   piano, danceband leader
  Massey, Pete  
  Mayerl, Billy (b. 1902 d. 1959)   cast, composer
  McClennon, George (a. 1940)   tuba
  McCoy, Clyde (b. 1903 d. 1990 a. 1931-1941)   flute, trumpet
  McDonough, Dick [Richard] (b. 1904 d. 1938)   banjo, guitar
  McKenzie, Red [William] (b. 1899 d. 1948)   singer, entertainer
  McKinney, Bill [William] (b. 1895 d. 1969)   bandleader, drummer
  McKinney, Nina Mae (b. 1912 d. 1967)   cast, entertainer
  Merrin, Billy (b. 1900 d. 1980 a. 1928)   composer, danceband leader
  Mezzrow, Milton (b. 1899 d. 1972)   clarinet, saxophone
  Miles, Lizzy (b. 1895 d. 1963)   singer, vocals
  Miley, Bubber [James Wesley] (b. 1903 d. 1932)   cast, composer
  Miller, Emmett   singer, vocals
  Miller, Glen [Alton Glen] (b. 1904 d. 1944)   accordion, bandleader
  Miller, Ray (a. 1920-1930)   bandleader
  Mills, Harry (b. 1913 d. 1982)   baritone vocalist, cast
  Mills, Herbert (b. 1912 d. 1989)   tenor
  Mills, Irving (b. 1884 d. 1985)   cast, composer
  Mills, John (b. 1911 d. 1936)   singer
  Minevitch, Borrah (b. 1904 d. 1955)   cast, harmonica
  Miranda, Jack (b. 1908 d. 1959)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  Mole, Miff [Milford Irving] (b. 1898 d. 1961)   trombone
  Montgomery, J. Neal (a. 1929)   bandleader, piano
  Moore, Gerry [Gerald Asher] (b. 1903)   piano
  Morgan, Russ (b. 1904 d. 1969)   composer, trombone
  Morgan, Sam (a. 1925 active: 1929)   leader, singer
  Morse, Lee (b. 1900 d. 1954)   singer, vocals
  Morton, Benny [Henry Sterling] (b. 1907 d. 1985)   trombone
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Mosby, Curtis (b. 1895 d. 1960)   drummer, vocals
  Moten, Bennie [Benjamin] (b. 1894 d. 1935)   piano, trombone
  Munro, Ronnie (b. 1897 d. 1989 a. 1939)   composer, piano
  Napoleon, Phil (b. 1901 d. 1990)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Naylor, Oliver   bandleader, piano
  Nelson, Ozzie [Oswald George] (b. 1906 d. 1975)   bandleader, s [=?]
  Newman, Roy (a. 1935)   bandleader
  Nichols, Red [Ernest Loring] (b. 1905 d. 1965)   cornet, trumpet
  Noble, Ray [Raymond Stanley] (b. 1903 d. 1978)   bandleader, celeste
  Noone, Jimmie (b. 1895 d. 1944)   clarinet, bandleader
  Norvo, Red (b. 1908)   cast, piano
  O'Bryant, Jimmy (d. 1928)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  O'Neill, Walker (a. 1924)   piano, composer
  Oliver, King [Joseph] (b. 1885 d. 1938)   composer, cornet
  Olsen, George (b. 1893 d. 1971)   bandleader
  Osborne, Will (b. 1906 d. 1981)   singer, vocals
  Paradise, Joe (a. 1935)   bandleader
  Parham, Tiny [Hartzell Strathdene Parham] (b. 1900 d. 1943)   piano, bandleader
  Patti (a. 1932)   banjo
  Payne, Jack (b. 1899 d. 1969)   bandleader, leader
  Peabody, Eddie [Edwin Ellsworth] (b. 1902 d. 1970)   banjo, violin
  Perkins, Red (a. 1920)   bandleader, trumpet
  Perritt, Harry (a. 1934)   bandleader, director
  Petrie, Cecile (b. 1910 a. 1931)   singer
  Pettis, Jack (b. 1902)   clarinet, saxophone
  Phillips, Syd (b. 1907)   baritone sax, arranger
  Pickens, Helen (a. 1934)   singer
  Pickens, Jane (b. ERR4>)   cast, soprano
  Pickens, Patti (a. 1934)   singer
  Pilcer, Murray (a. 1918)   bandleader, drums
  Plonkit, Billy (a. 1935)   bandleader, tenor sax
  Pollack, Ben (b. 1903 d. 1971)   drummer, drums
  Preager, Lou (b. 1906 d. 1978)   danceband leader, director
  Prima, Louis (b. 1911 d. 1978)   composer, singer
  Prince, Charles Adams (b. 1869 d. 1937)   composer, director
  Purvis, Jack (b. 1906 d. 1962)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Ralton, Bert (b. 1900 d. 1927)   clarinet, saxophone
  Raymond, Joe   violin, leader
  Read, Bert [Albert] (b. 1908 a. 1927)   piano
  Redman, Don [Donald Mathew] (b. 1900 d. 1964)   alto saxophone, arranger
  Reeves, Ruben (a. 1934)   trumpet
  Reilly, Mike   trombone
  Reinhardt, Django (b. 1910 d. 1953)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Reisman, Leo Frank (b. 1897 d. 1961 a. 1921-1941)   violin, bandleader
  Remue, Chas [Charles] (b. 1903 d. 1971)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Rich, Fred [Freddie] (b. 1898 d. 1956)   piano, bandleader
  Rignold, Hugo (Henry) (b. 1905 d. 1976)   conductor, violin
  Rines, Joe [Joseph] (b. 1902)   composer, producer
  Roane, Frank   cast, leader
  Robertson, Dick (b. 1903)   piano, vocals
  Robichaux, Joseph (b. 1900 d. 1965)   piano, orchestra leader
  Robison, Carson Jay (b. 1890 d. 1957)   country and western singer, guitar
  Robison, Willard (b. 1894 d. 1968)   composer, lyricist
  Rodemich, Gene   piano, bandleader
  Rogers, Buddy [Charles] (b. 1904)   bandleader, cast
  Rollini, Adrian (b. 1904 d. 1956)   baritone sax, bass sax
  Roy, Harry (b. 1900 d. 1971)   bandleader, clarinet
  Russell, Luis (Carl) (b. 1902 d. 1963)   piano
  Sannella, Andy [Andrew] (b. 1900 d. 1961)   bandleader, clarinet
  Schutt, Arthur (b. 1902 d. 1965)   orchestrator, piano
  Selvin, Ben (b. 1898 d. 1980)   bandleader, conductor
  Senter, Boyd Langdon (b. 1890 d. 1977)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  Shilkret, Nathaniel (b. 1895 d. 1982)   composer, conductor
  Silverman, David H. (a. 1927)   piano, composer
  Sims, Arthur (a. 1927)   bandleader
  Sims, Lee (b. 1898 d. 1966)   piano, composer
  Singleton, Zutty [Arthur James] (b. 1898 d. 1975)   drummer, drums
  Sissle, Noble (Lee) (b. 1889 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Smeck, Roy [Leroy] (b. 1900)   banjo, guitar
  Smith, Bessie (b. 1894 d. 1937)   blues singer
  Smith, Clara (b. 1895 d. 1935)   singer
  Smith, Jabbo (b. 1908 d. 1991)   trumpeter, singer
  Smith, Joseph C. (a. 1917-1922 active: 1923-1925)   bandleader, violin
  Smith, Mamie (b. 1883 d. 1946)   singer, entertainer
  Smith, Stuff (b. 1909 d. 1967)   violin, vocals
  Smith, Willie "the Lion" (b. 1897 d. 1973)   jazz piano, piano
  Snow, Valaida (d. 1956)   cast, trumpet
  Somers, Debroy (b. 1890 d. 1952)   arranger, conductor
  South, Eddie (b. 1904 d. 1962)   violin, bandleader
  Specht, Paul (b. 1895 d. 1954)   bandleader, violin
  Spitalny, Phil (b. 1889 d. 1970)   bandleader, violin
  Spivey, Queen [Victoria Regina] (b. 1906 d. 1976)   blues singer, vocals
  Stacy, Jesse [Alexandria] (b. 1904)   piano
  Starita, Ray (b. 1900 d. 1967 a. 1928)   clarinet, saxophone
  Starita, Rudy (b. 1898 d. 1978)   baritone sax, drummer
  Steele, Joe [Joseph A.] (b. 1900 d. 1964)   piano, bandleader
  Stewart, Rex (William jr.) (b. 1907 d. 1967)   cornet, trumpeter
  Stone, Jesse (b. 1901)   piano, arranger
  Stone, Lew [Louis] (b. 1898 d. 1969)   bandleader, arranger
  Straight, Charles T. (b. 1891 d. 1940)   jazz piano, piano
  Sullivan, Joe [Joseph Michael] (b. 1906 d. 1971)   clarinet, jazz piano
  Sweatman, Wilbur (b. 1882 d. 1961)   clarinet, bandleader
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Taylor, Eva (b. 1895 d. 1977)   cast, vaudeville singer
  Taylor, Freddy (b. 1914)   banjo, trumpet
  Teagarden, Jack [Weldon Leo] (b. 1905)   cast, trombone
  Thomas, Hersal   piano
  Thompson, Kay (b. 1913)   composer, author
  Thorne, Donald James Dean (b. 1902)   organ, piano
  Torch, Sydney (b. 1908 d. 1990)   orchestra, pipe organ
  Tremaine, Paul (a. 1920s)   bandleader, narrator
  Trent, Alphonso (b. 1905 d. 1959)   bandleader, piano
  Trumbauer, Frank [Tram] (b. 1901 d. 1956)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Tucker, Sophie (b. 1884 d. 1966)   actress, cast
  Tuxen, Erik (Oluf) (b. 1902 d. 1957)   bandleader, conductor
  Vallee, Rudy (b. 1901 d. 1986)   bandleader, cast
  Van Eps, Fred (b. 1878 d. 1960)   banjo
  Ventre, John   trumpet
  Ventura, Ray [Raymond] (b. 1908 d. 1979)   bandleader, orchestra
  Venuti, Joe [Giuseppe] (b. 1903 d. 1978)   violin, orchestra
  Voorhees, Don (b. 1903 d. 1989)   danceband leader, director
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Waring, Tom (b. 1902 d. 1960)   composer, lyricist
  Warlop, Michel (b. 1911 d. 1947)   violin, bandleader
  Washington, Ford Lee "Buck" (b. 1903 d. 1955)   piano, singer
  Waters, Ethel (b. 1900 d. 1977)   actress, cast
  Weaver, Sylvester (a. 1924)   banjo, guitar
  Webb, Chick [William Henry] (b. 1902 d. 1939)   composer, drummer
  Weeks, Anson (b. 1896 d. 1969)   bandleader, electric bass
  Weems, Ted (b. 1901 d. 1963)   bandleader, orchestra
  Weersma, Melle (b. 1908 d. 1988)   arranger, bandleader
  Wehner, Heinz (b. 1910 d. 1944)   Kapellmeister, violin
  Wells, Dickie [William] (b. 1907 d. 1985)   cast, trombone
  White, Georgia (b. 1903 d. 1980)   cast, piano
  Whiteman, Paul (b. 1890 d. 1967)   bandleader, cast
  Whyte, Duncan (a. 1935-1937)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Wiedoeft, Rudy (b. 1893 d. 1940)   alto saxophone, composer
  Wiedoft, Herb (d. 1947)   bandleader, flute
  Wilbur, Jay (d. 1968 a. 1928)   director, drums
  Wiley, Lee (b. 1915 d. 1975)   composer, vocals
  Williams, Clarence (b. 1898 d. 1965)   baritone saxophone, cast
  Williams, Douglas   clarinet
  Williams, Fess [Stanley] (b. 1894 d. 1975)   bandleader, clarinet
  Williams, Harry   leader
  Williams, Mary Lou (b. 1910 d. 1981)   arranger, cast
  Wilson, Edith (b. 1896 d. 1981)   cast, jazz singer
  Wilson, Garland (Lorenzo) (b. 1909 d. 1954)   piano, celeste
  Wilson, Teddy [Theodore Shore] (b. 1912 d. 1986)   cast, piano
  Winnick, Maurice (b. 1902 d. 1962)   orchestra, violin
  Wylie, Allister   piano, leader
  Wynn, Al [Albert] (b. 1907 d. 1973)   trombone
  Young, Arthur   piano
  Young, Victor (b. 1900 d. 1956)   composer, violin

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