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 1994

Monceaux, Morgan
Marsalis, Wynton
Jazz : my music, my people
By Morgan Monceaux
Foreword by Wynton Marsalis
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994, 64 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Anderson, Ivie (Marie) [Ivy] (b. 1905 d. 1949)   cast, singer
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Bailey, Pearl (Mae) (b. 1918 d. 1990)   cast, singer
  Baker, Josephine (b. 1906 d. 1975)   cast, singer
  Barbarin, Louis (b. 1902)   drummer, drums
  Barker, Danny [Daniel Moses] (b. 1909)   banjo, guitar
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Bechet, Sidney (Joseph) (b. 1897 d. 1959)   clarinet, saxophone
  Bolden, Buddy [Charles King] (b. 1877 d. 1931)   cornet, bandleader
  Calloway, Cab [Cabell] (b. 1907 a. 1930-1945)   bandleader, cast
  Charlot, Olivia (b. 1913)   jazz piano
  Cole, Nat King (b. 1917 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Coltrane, John (William) (b. 1926 d. 1967)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Dandridge, Dorothy (b. >1923 d. 1965)   cast, singer
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Fitzgerald, Ella (b. 1920 a. 1936)   composer, interprete
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Holiday, Billie (b. 1915 d. 1959)   musicisti, singer
  Horne, Lena (b. 1917 a. 1943)   cast, singer
  Johnetta (b. 1927 d. 1983)   jazz singer
  Ledbetter, Huddie (b. 1885 d. 1949)   songster, vocals
  McKinney, Nina Mae (b. 1912 d. 1967)   cast, entertainer
  Mingus, Charles (b. 1922 d. 1979)   bass (instrument), bass
  Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) (b. 1917 d. 1982)   piano, pianoforte
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher] (b. 1920 d. 1955)   alto saxophone
  Rainey, Ma (b. 1886 d. 1939)   blues singer, composer
  Rushing, Jimmy [James Andrew] (b. 1903 d. 1972)   blues singer, vocals
  Simone, Nina (b. 1933)   piano, singer
  Smith, Bessie (b. 1894 d. 1937)   blues singer
  Smith, Mamie (b. 1883 d. 1946)   singer, entertainer
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Tharpe, Rosetta (b. 1915 d. 1973)   cast, gospel singer
  Waters, Ethel (b. 1900 d. 1977)   actress, cast
  Williams, Mary Lou (b. 1910 d. 1981)   arranger, cast
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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