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Barlow, William
Morgan, Thomas L.
From cakewalks to concert halls.
An illustrated history of African American popular music from 1895 to 1930
By Thomas L. Morgan and William Barlow
Washington, DC: Elliot & Clark, 1992, 132 p.

The above item has biographical information on:

  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Brooks, Shelton (b. 1886 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Cole, Bob [Robert Allen] (b. 1863 d. 1911)   lyricist, composer
  Cook, Will Marion (b. 1869 d. 1944)   composer, director
  Europe, James Reese (b. 1881 d. 1919)   bandmaster, composer
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Johnson, J. Rosamond [John Rosamund] (b. 1873 d. 1954)   composer, singer
  Johnson, James Weldon (b. 1871 d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Jordan, Joe (b. 1882 d. 1971)   composer, lyricist
  Mack, Cecil (b. 1883 d. 1944)   cast, choir
  Sissle, Noble (Lee) (b. 1889 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Walker, George (b. 1873 d. 1911)   cast, vaudeville entertainer
  Williams, Bert (b. 1874 d. 1922)   cast, comedian
  Williams, Clarence (b. 1898 d. 1965)   baritone saxophone, cast

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