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And still more bands

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


The above item has biographical information on:

  Aaronson, Irving (b. 1895 d. 1963)   bandleader, piano
  Ambrose (b. 1897 d. 1971)   danceband leader, violin
  Ash, Paul (b. 1891 d. 1958 a. 1924-1933)   bandleader, violin
  Baker, Kenny (b. 1912 a. 1938-1947)   singer
  Ballew, Smith (b. 1902 d. 1984)   banjo, guitar
  Bartha, Alex   bandleader
  Belasco, Leon   bandleader
  Biagini, Henry (d. 1944)   bandleader, director
  Blaine, Jerry   bandleader, leader
  Block, Bert (a. 1937)   bandleader
  Boulanger, Charlie   bandleader
  Breese, Lou (b. 1903)   bandleader, banjo
  Britton, Frank (b. 1908)   bandleader, vocals
  Britton, Milt   bandleader
  Bryant, Willie [William Steven] (b. 1908 d. 1964)   bandleader, cast
  Campo, Pupi   bandleader
  Childs, Reggie (a. 1930-1950)   bandleader, violin
  Claridge, Gay   bandleader
  Clark, Buddy (b. 1912 d. 1949)   bass (instrument), bass
  Coburn, Jolly (a. 1930s)   bandleader
  Coleman, Emil (b. 1894 a. 1923-1934)   bandleader
  Columbo, Russ (b. 1908 d. 1934)   crooner, violin
  Craig, Francis (b. 1900 d. 1966)   bandleader, orchestra
  Cummins, Bernie [Bernard Joseph] (a. 1930-1940)   bandleader, former boxer
  Cutler, Ben   bandleader, cast
  Dailey, Frank (b. 1901 d. 1956)   bandleader, violin
  Daly   bandleader
  Davis, Johnny "Scat" (b. 1915 d. 1983)   scat singer, trumpet
  Davis, Meyer (b. 1893 d. 1976)   bandleader, director
  Day, Bobby (b. 1932 d. 1990)   singer, songwriter
  Dean, Peter (b. 1911)   composer, lyricist
  Denny, Jack (b. 1894 d. 1950)   bandleader, piano
  Dukoff, Bob [Robert] (b. 1918)   tenor saxophone
  Eberle, Ray (b. 1919 d. 1979)   alto sax, big band singer
  Farley, Eddie [Edward J.] (b. 1905)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Farmer, Willie   bandleader
  Felton, Happy   bandleader, vocals
  Funk, Larry   bandleader
  Gasparre, Dick   bandleader
  Gerun, Tom   danceband leader, vocals
  Hackett, Bobby [Robert Leo] (b. 1915 d. 1976)   cornet, trumpet
  Hamp, Johnny (a. 1920-1930)   bandleader
  Hayes, Edgar (Junius) (b. 1904 d. 1979)   piano, tenor saxophone
  Heath, Ted [Theodore George] (b. 1900 d. 1969)   trombone, arranger
  Hefti, Neal Paul (b. 1922)   arranger, composer
  Herbeck, Ray (b. 1915 a. 1940)   bandleader
  Hickman, Art (b. 1888 d. 1930)   bandleader, clarinet
  Hill, Tiny (b. 1906 d. 1972)   bandleader, vocals
  Himber, Richard (b. 1907 d. 1966)   composer, lyricist
  Hudson, Dean (b. 1906)   danceband leader, vocals
  Hylton, Jack (b. 1892 d. 1965)   bandleader, conductor
  Jones, Spike (b. 1911 d. 1965)   bandleader, drums
  Jordan, Louis Thomas (b. 1908 d. 1975)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Joy, Jimmy (b. 1912 d. 1962)   bandleader, clarinet
  Kahn, Roger Wolfe (b. 1907 d. 1962)   alto saxophone, composer
  Kardos, Gene (a. 1930s)   alto sax, bandleader
  Katz, Al (a. 1920)   bandleader
  Kavelin, Al (a. 1930s-1940s)   bandleader
  Kay, Herbie (b. 1904 d. 1944)   bandleader
  Kirby, John (b. 1908 d. 1952)   bass (instrument), bass guitar
  Lane, Eddie (b. 1904)   violin, vocals
  Lanin, Lester (b. 1911)   bandleader, orchestra
  Lown, Bert (b. 1903 d. 1962)   bandleader, violin
  Lucas, Clyde (b. 1901)   IGOv ~, trombone
  Malneck, Matty [Matt] (b. 1903 d. 1981)   composer, violin
  Maltby, Richard E. (b. 1914 d. 1991)   additional Lyrics, arranger
  Marterie, Ralph (b. 1914 d. 1978)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Maxted, Billy [William George] (b. 1917)   piano, arranger
  McIntyre, Lani   bandleader
  Meroff, Benny (b. 1901 d. 1973)   alto sax, bandleader
  Millinder, Lucky [Lucius Venable] (b. 1900 d. 1966)   bandleader, orchestra
  Mooney, Art (b. 1914 d. 1973 a. 1930s)   bandleader, orchestra
  Murphy, Spud [Lyle] (b. 1908)   arranger, clarinet
  Newman, Ruby (b. 1902 a. 1930-1949)   violin, bandleader
  Owens, Harry (d. 1986)   bandleader, orchestra
  Panico, Louis   bandleader
  Pearl, Ray (a. 1940s)   bandleader
  Pendarvis, Paul (b. 1907 a. 1934)   violin, bandleader
  Prado, Perez (b. 1918 d. 1983)   piano, composer
  Rapp, Barney (d. 1970)   bandleader, drums
  Ricardel, Joe   bandleader
  Riley, Mike (b. 1904 d. 1984)   trombone, mellophone
  Rio, Rita   bandleader
  Rogers, Buddy [Charles] (b. 1904)   bandleader, cast
  Rogers, Dick (b. 1912 d. 1970)   composer, bandleader
  Romanelli, Luigi (b. 1885 d. 1942)   orchestra leader, violin
  Salvador, Sal (b. 1925)   guitar
  Shand, Terry (b. 1904)   piano, arranger
  Shaw, Milt   bandleader
  Smith, Beasley (b. 1901 d. 1968)   bandleader
  Specht, Paul (b. 1895 d. 1954)   bandleader, violin
  Spitalny, Phil (b. 1889 d. 1970)   bandleader, violin
  Stern, Harold (a. 1932)   bandleader
  Stone, Eddy (a. 1929-1942)   singer, bandleader
  Stone, Justin Federman (b. 1916)   composer, bandleader
  Stone, Lew [Louis] (b. 1898 d. 1969)   bandleader, arranger
  Strong, Bob   clarinet, conductor
  Strong, Robert (b. 1905)   conductor, arranger
  Tremaine, Paul (a. 1920s)   bandleader, narrator
  Trumbauer, Frank [Tram] (b. 1901 d. 1956)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  West, Alvy (b. 1915)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Wilde, Ran   bandleader
  Williams, Gene (a. 1950s)   bandleader
  Williams, Griff (a. 1933)   bandleader
  Wills, Bob [James Robert] (b. 1905 d. 1975)   composer, violin
  Wilson, Gerald (Stanley) (b. 1918)   composer, lyricist
  Wood, Barry (b. 1909 d. 1970)   baritone, clarinet
  Wylie, Austin (b. 1893)   bandleader, piano
  Zuckermann, Wolfgang Joachim (a. 1971)   harpsichord maker

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