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 1990

Rust, Brian
Cliffe, Peter
Fascinating rhythm
Foreword by Brian Rust
Baldock, Hertfordshire: Egon Publishers Ltd, 1990, 282 p.


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  Abraham, Paul (b. 1892 d. 1960)   composer
  Adams, A. Emmet [Archibald Emmett] (d. 1938)   arranger, songwriter
  Adamson, Harold (b. 1906 d. 1980)   lyricist, songwriter
  Ager, Milton (b. 1893 d. 1979)   composer, songwriter
  Ahola, Hooley [Sylvester] (b. 1902)   cornet, trumpeter
  Akst, Harry (b. 1894 d. 1963)   composer, lyricist
  Albani, Olga Medolago (d. 1936)   cast, soprano
  Alford, Kenneth J. (b. 1881 d. 1945)   composer, bandmaster
  Alfredo (d. 1966 a. 1920s)   bandleader
  Alter, Louis (b. 1902 d. 1980)   composer
  Ambrose (b. 1897 d. 1971)   danceband leader, violin
  Arlen, Harold (b. 1905 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Austin, Gene [Eugene Lucas] (b. 1900 d. 1972)   crooner, piano
  Ayer, Nat D. [Nathaniel Davis] (b. 1887 d. 1952)   composer
  Ballew, Smith (b. 1902 d. 1984)   banjo, guitar
  Benatzky, Ralph [Rudolf Josef Frantisek] (b. 1884 d. 1957)   author, composer
  Benson, Edgar A. (b. 1890)   bandleader, director
  Bentley, Harry (d. 1935 a. 1931)   singer
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Bertini (d. 1957 a. 1935)   bandleader, violin
  Bidgood, Albert Harry (b. 1898 d. 1955)   composer, piano
  Bissett, Billy (William) (b. 1907 a. 1937)   piano, bandleader
  Black, Stanley (b. 1913)   piano, arranger
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Bleyer, Archie (b. 1909 d. 1989)   arranger, music director
  Booth, Webster [Leslie Webster] (b. 1902 d. 1984)   cast, tenor
  Bowlly, Al [Albert Alex] (b. 1898 d. 1941)   banjo, guitar
  Box, Harold Elton (b. 1903)   songwriter
  Braham, Philip (b. 1881 d. 1934)   composer, lyricist
  Bratton, John Walter (b. 1867 d. 1947)   songwriter
  Brisson, Carl (b. 1893 d. 1958)   cast, champion boxer
  Brown, Nacio Herb (b. 1896 d. 1964)   composer, lyricist
  Browne, Sam (b. 1899 d. 1972 a. 1928)   banjo, singer
  Bucalossi, Ernest (b. 1864 d. 1933)   composer of dance music, composer
  Buckman, Sidney Alfred (b. 1904)   trumpet
  Bullock, Chick [Charles] (b. 1908 d. 1981 a. 1930-1935)   singer, vocals
  Burke, Joe (b. 1884 d. 1950)   songwriter
  Burke, Marie Rosa (b. 1894)   mezzo-soprano
  Busse, Henry (b. 1894 d. 1955)   composer, cornet
  Cardew, Philip (b. 1903)   composer, saxophone
  Carlisle, Elsie (b. 1900 d. 1978)   singer, vocals
  Carmichael, Hoagy [Hoagland Howard] (b. 1899 d. 1981)   composer, cornet
  Carr, Michael (b. 1904 d. 1968)   additional Music, composer
  Carter, Desmond (d. 1939)   composer, librettist
  Columbo, Russ (b. 1908 d. 1934)   crooner, violin
  Conrad, Con (b. 1891 d. 1938)   composer, director
  Coon, Carleton (b. 1894 d. 1932)   drummer, leader
  Coots, John Frederick (b. 1897 d. 1985)   piano, composer
  Coslow, Sam (b. 1902 d. 1982)   composer, lyricist
  Costa, Sam (b. 1910 d. 1981)   piano, vocals
  Cotton, Billy (b. 1899 d. 1969)   bandleader, vocals
  Cox, Desmond (b. 1903)   composer
  Daniels, Charles Niel (b. 1878 d. 1943)   composer, lyricist
  David, Hubert Worton   composer, lyricist
  De Groot, David (b. 1880 d. 1933)   conductor, violin
  De Leath, Vaughn (b. 1897 d. 1943)   radio crooner, vocals
  De Rance, Hero Freda Sybil (b. 1907)   piano, singer
  De Sylva, Buddy [George Card] (b. 1895 d. 1950)   lyricist, librettist
  Dell, Peggy   piano, singer
  Dietz, Howard (b. 1896 d. 1983)   director, librettist
  Donaldson, Walter (b. 1893 d. 1947)   composer, lyricist
  Dorsey, Tommy [Thomas] (b. 1905 d. 1956)   cast, composer
  Douglas, Fred (a. 1920)   singer
  Dubin, Al [Alfred] (b. 1891 d. 1945)   lyricist
  Duchin, Eddy (b. 1910 d. 1951)   cast, piano stylist
  Duke, Vernon (b. 1903 d. 1969)   composer, lyricist
  Dyrenforth, James (b. 1895)   composer, lyricist
  Effros, Bob [Robert] (b. 1900 d. 1983)   composer, trumpeter
  Elizalde, Fred [Frederico] (b. 1907 d. 1979)   bandleader, piano
  Elwin, Maurice (b. 1898 a. 1927)   lyricist, singer
  Ewing, Montague (b. 1890 d. 1957)   piano, composer
  Fain, Sammy (b. 1902 d. 1989)   author, cast
  Fielding, Edward (b. 1875)   actor
  Fields, Dorothy (b. 1905 d. 1974)   cast, composer
  Fio Rito, Ted (b. 1900 d. 1971)   composer, lyricist
  Firman, Bert (b. 1906 a. 1925)   arranger, conductor
  Firman, Sidney (d. 1932)   violin, danceband leader
  Fisher, Fred (b. 1875 d. 1942)   composer, lyricist
  Fox, Roy (b. 1901 d. 1982)   bandleader, cornet
  Freed, Arthur (b. 1894 d. 1973)   composer, lyricist
  Friend, Cliff (b. 1893 d. 1974)   composer, lyricist
  Friml, Rudolf [Charles Rudolph] (b. 1879 d. 1972)   composer, librettist
  Furber, Douglas (b. 1885 d. 1961)   author, cast
  Gaggs, J. Woof (a. 1924)   bandleader, director
  Garber, Jan (b. 1897 d. 1977)   bandleader, orchestra
  Gay, Noel (b. 1898 d. 1954)   composer, lyricist
  Gershwin, George (b. 1898)   author, cast
  Gershwin, Ira (b. 1896 d. 1983)   author, composer
  Gibbons, Carroll [Richard Carroll] (b. 1903 d. 1954)   composer, conductor
  Gideon, Melville Joseph (b. 1884 d. 1933)   composer, piano
  Gilbert, Jean (b. 1879 d. 1942)   author, composer
  Gilbert, Jos. Geo. (a. 1927)   lyricist, composer
  Goldkette, Jean (b. 1899 d. 1962)   piano, conductor
  Gorney, Jay (b. 1896 d. 1990)   composer, librettist
  Goulding, Edmund (b. 1891 d. 1959)   composer, lyricist
  Gowan, Garry (b. 1916)   singer
  Graham, Harry [Henry Joscelyn Clive] (b. 1874 d. 1936)   author, librettist
  Grantham, Cyril (b. 1910)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Gray, Barry (a. 1936)   string bass
  Grey, Clifford (b. 1887 d. 1941)   librettist, lyricist
  Grofe, Ferde (b. 1892 d. 1972)   composer, musicisti
  Haines, William George (b. 1876)   music hall artist, composer
  Hall, Henry (Robert) (b. 1898 d. 1989)   piano, trumpeter
  Hardman, R.H. (a. 1927)   songwriter
  Henderson, Chick (b. 1912 d. 1944)   singer
  Henderson, Ray (b. 1896 d. 1970)   cast, composer
  Hickman, Art (b. 1888 d. 1930)   bandleader, clarinet
  Hill, Billy [William J.] (b. 1899 d. 1940)   composer, danceband leader
  Hilliam, Bentley Collingwood (b. 1890 d. 1968)   author, baritone sax
  Hoffman, Al (b. 1902 d. 1960)   composer, lyricist
  Hudson, Harry (b. 1898 d. 1969)   music hall artist, piano
  Hughes, Spike (b. 1908 d. 1987)   bass, string bass
  Hylton, Jack (b. 1892 d. 1965)   bandleader, conductor
  Jackson, Jack (b. 1907 d. 1978)   bandleader, trumpeter
  Jenkins, Edmund Thornton (b. 1894 d. 1926)   composer, reeds
  Jerome, Billy (b. 1865 d. 1932)   actor, singer
  Jessel, Leon (b. 1871 d. 1942)   Kapellmeister, composer
  Johnson, James P. [James Price] (b. 1891 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Johnston, Arthur James (b. 1898 d. 1954)   composer
  Johnstone, Clarence Nathaniel (d. 1953 a. 1924-1935)   entertainer
  Jones, Isham (b. 1894 d. 1956)   composer, lyricist
  Joy, Leonard W. (b. 1894 d. 1961)   composer, conductor
  Joyce, Archibald (b. 1873 d. 1963)   composer, conductor
  Kahn, Gus (b. 1886 d. 1941)   composer, lyricist
  Kalmar, Bert (b. 1884 d. 1947)   author, cast
  Kantrovitch, Julius (a. 1930)   bandleader
  Kennedy, Jimmy (b. 1902 d. 1984)   songwriter
  Kennedy, Joseph Hamilton (b. 1908)   composer
  Kern, Jerome (David) (b. 1885 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Kerr, Harry D. (b. 1880 d. 1957)   lyricist
  King, Charles E. (b. 1874 d. 1950)   composer, lyricist
  King, Robert Adolph (b. 1862 d. 1932)   composer, lyricist
  Koehler, Ted (b. 1894 d. 1973)   composer, lyricist
  Kunz, Charlie (b. 1896 d. 1958)   french horn, piano
  Kyte, Sidney (b. 1896 d. 1981 a. 1914)   orchestra leader, violin
  Lawrance, Brian (b. 1908 d. 1983 a. 1930s)   violin, bandleader
  Layton, Turner (b. 1894 d. 1978)   cast, composer
  Le Clerq, Arthur (b. 1893)   composer
  Leigh, Rowland (b. 1902)   author, director
  Lenner, Ida (a. 1937)   singer
  Lenner, Judy Shirley (b. 1907 a. 1937)   singer
  Lenner, Maidie (a. 1937)   singer
  Lenner, Rosa (a. 1937)   singer
  Lenner, Shirley (a. 1937)   singer, vocals
  Leonard, Harold (a. 1924-1930)   bandleader
  Leslie, Edgar (b. 1885 d. 1976)   composer, lyricist
  Lewis, Ted (b. 1892 d. 1971)   bandleader, cast
  Lillie, Beatrice Gladys (b. 1894 d. 1989)   actress, cast
  Lipton, Sidney John (b. 1906)   violin, saxophone
  Lister, Pauline (a. 1931)   singer, vocals
  Liter, Monia (b. 1905 d. 1989 a. 1936)   piano, composer
  Lockhart, Eugene (b. 1891 d. 1957)   entertainer, actor
  Lombardo, Guy [Gaetano Alberto] (b. 1902 d. 1977)   bandleader, director
  Loss, Joe [Josua Alexander] (b. 1909 d. 1990)   bandleader, director
  Lynn, Vera (b. 1918)   singer, vocals
  Mackey, Percival (b. 1894 d. 1950)   orchestrator, piano
  Mantovani (b. 1905 d. 1980)   orchestra leader, violin
  Martin, Freddy (b. 1906 d. 1983)   alto sax, bandleader
  Maschwitz, Eric (b. 1901 d. 1969)   composer, librettist
  Mayerl, Billy (b. 1902 d. 1959)   cast, composer
  McEachern, Malcolm [Walter Malcolm Neil] (b. 1883 d. 1945)   bass
  McHugh, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1894 d. 1969)   cast, composer
  Merrin, Billy (b. 1900 d. 1980 a. 1928)   composer, danceband leader
  Meyer, George W. (b. 1884 d. 1959)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Monaco, James V. (b. 1885 d. 1945)   composer, lyricist
  Morgan, Reginald Dudley (b. 1900)   composer
  Nichols, Red [Ernest Loring] (b. 1905 d. 1965)   cornet, trumpet
  Noble, Ray [Raymond Stanley] (b. 1903 d. 1978)   bandleader, celeste
  O'Connor, Cavan (b. 1899)   popular singer, vocals
  O'Malley, Christopher Thomas Birrell   flute, piccolo
  Olsen, George (b. 1893 d. 1971)   bandleader
  Padilla, Jose (b. 1889 d. 1960)   composer
  Payne, Jack (b. 1899 d. 1969)   bandleader, leader
  Peel, Robert (b. 1898 d. 1934)   bandleader
  Petrie, Cecile (b. 1910 a. 1931)   singer
  Phillips, Van (b. 1905)   clarinet, conductor
  Piantadosi, Al (b. 1884 d. 1955)   composer, lyricist
  Pogson, Edward (d. 1980)   saxophone, clarinet
  Porter, Cole (Albert) (b. 1891 d. 1964)   cast, composer
  Pursglove, Reginald William (b. 1902)   violin, danceband leader
  Rabin, Oscar (b. 1899 d. 1958)   bass sax, danceband leader
  Rainger, Ralph (b. 1901 d. 1942)   cast, composer
  Ralton, Bert (b. 1900 d. 1927)   clarinet, saxophone
  Ramsay, Harold (b. 1889)   singer
  Rapee, Erno (b. 1891 d. 1945)   conductor, music director
  Reisman, Leo Frank (b. 1897 d. 1961 a. 1921-1941)   violin, bandleader
  Revel, Harry (b. 1905 d. 1958)   composer, lyricist
  Rey, Monte (b. 1900 d. 1982)   singer, vocals
  Rich, Fred [Freddie] (b. 1898 d. 1956)   piano, bandleader
  Richman, Harry (b. 1895 d. 1972)   cast, composer
  Roberts, Luckey (b. 1887 d. 1968)   piano, composer
  Robertson, Stuart (b. 1901)   baritone, bass guitar
  Rodgers, Richard (Charles) (b. 1902 d. 1979)   cast, composer
  Romberg, Sigmund (b. 1887 d. 1951)   cast, composer
  Rose, Billy (b. 1899 d. 1966)   composer, director
  Roy, Harry (b. 1900 d. 1971)   bandleader, clarinet
  Ruby, Harry (b. 1895 d. 1974)   author, cast
  Sanders, Joe [Joseph L.] (b. 1896 d. 1965)   piano, singer
  Sandler, Albert (b. 1906 d. 1948)   violin, broadcaster
  Sarony, Leslie (b. 1897 d. 1985)   composer, vocals
  Schertzinger, Victor (b. 1890 d. 1941)   composer, music director
  Schwartz, Arthur (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Scott-Coomber, Billy (b. 1905)   guitar, singer
  Scott-Wood, George (b. 1903 d. 1978)   bandleader, piano
  Sears, Zelda (b. 1873 d. 1935)   actress, author
  Selvin, Ben (b. 1898 d. 1980)   bandleader, conductor
  Shalson, Henry Edward (b. 1898)   composer, singer
  Shilkret, Nathaniel (b. 1895 d. 1982)   composer, conductor
  Sissle, Noble (Lee) (b. 1889 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Smith, Whispering Jack (b. 1899 d. 1951 a. 1926-1928)   singer
  Snyder, Ted (b. 1881 d. 1965)   cast, composer
  Specht, Paul (b. 1895 d. 1954)   bandleader, violin
  Star, Charles "Nat" (b. 1883 d. 1950)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  Starita, Al (a. 1927)   clarinet, leader
  Stept, Sam H. (b. 1897 d. 1964)   composer
  Stewart, Ian Edward (b. 1908 d. 1989)   bandleader, piano
  Stolz, Robert (Elisabeth) (b. 1880 d. 1975)   author, composer
  Stone, Lew [Louis] (b. 1898 d. 1969)   bandleader, arranger
  Strachey, Jack [John Francis] (b. 1894)   composer, lyricist
  Taylor, Lilian (b. 1910)   singer
  Tierney, Harry (Austin) (b. 1890 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Troise, Pasquale (b. 1895 d. 1957)   banjo, guitar
  Tucker, Sophie (b. 1884 d. 1966)   actress, cast
  Vallee, Rudy (b. 1901 d. 1986)   bandleader, cast
  Van Alstyne, Egbert Anson (b. 1882 d. 1951)   songwriter, composer
  Van Heusen, Jimmy (b. 1913 d. 1990)   composer, lyricist
  Velez, Lupe (b. 1909 d. 1944)   movie actress
  Venuti, Joe [Giuseppe] (b. 1903 d. 1978)   violin, orchestra
  Von Tilzer, Albert (b. 1878 d. 1956)   composer, songwriter
  Von Tilzer, Harry (b. 1872 d. 1946)   cast, composer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Waring, Fred [Frederic Malcolm] (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Warren, Harry (b. 1893 d. 1981)   songwriter
  Wayne, Mabel (b. 1900 d. 1978)   vaudeville entertainer, composer
  Wenrich, Percy (b. 1887 d. 1952)   cast, composer
  Whiteman, Paul (b. 1890 d. 1967)   bandleader, cast
  Whiting, Richard A. (b. 1891 d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Wilbur, Jay (d. 1968 a. 1928)   director, drums
  Winn, Anona (b. 1907 d. 1994)   singer, lyricist
  Winnick, Maurice (b. 1902 d. 1962)   orchestra, violin
  Winter, Marius Bernard (b. 1898 a. 1923)   director, drummer
  Winters, Tiny (b. 1909)   bass (instrument), string bass
  Woods, Harry MacGregor (b. 1896 d. 1970)   composer
  Wright, Lawrence (b. 1888 d. 1964)   composer, director
  Wrubel, Allie (b. 1905 d. 1973)   composer
  Yarlett, Bert (a. 1935)   singer, vocals
  Yellen, Jack (b. 1892 d. 1991)   composer, librettist
  Yorke, Peter (b. 1902 d. 1966)   bandmaster, orchestra

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