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Composers & lyricists of black core repertory tunes

p. 263 In:
Crawford, Richard
Notes on jazz standards by black authors and composers, 1899-1942.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Alexander, Edna (a. 1926)   composer
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Austin, Lovie (b. 1897 d. 1972)   piano
  Bernie, Ben (b. 1891 d. 1943)   bandleader, cast
  Bigard, Barney (b. 1906 d. 1980)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Bowman, Euday Louis (b. 1887 d. 1949)   RAGC~
  Brooks, Harry (b. 1895 d. 1970)   composer, piano
  Brooks, Shelton (b. 1886 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Brown, Lew (b. 1893 d. 1958)   cast, composer
  Brown, Sydney (a. 1904)   songwriter
  Brymn, Tim [James Timothy] (b. 1881 d. 1946)   composer, lyricist
  Creamer, Henry (b. 1879 d. 1930)   cast, composer
  Dabney, Ford T. (b. 1883 d. 1958)   composer, lyricist
  De Lange, Eddie [Edgar] (b. 1904 d. 1949)   bandleader
  Fletcher, Lucy (a. 1919)   composer
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  Graham, Roger (b. 1885 d. 1938)   composer
  Green, Eddie (b. 1901 d. 1950)   cast, composer
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Heywood, Donald (b. 1901 d. 1967)   cast, composer
  Higgins, Billy (b. 1888 a. 1920s)   comedian, songwriter
  Hill, Alex [William Alexander] (b. 1906 d. 1937)   composer, lyricist
  Hines, Fatha [Earl Kenneth] (b. 1903 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Hopkins, Claude (Driskett) (b. 1903 d. 1984)   piano, arranger
  Johnson, James P. [James Price] (b. 1891 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  Layton, Turner (b. 1894 d. 1978)   cast, composer
  Mack, Cecil (b. 1883 d. 1944)   cast, choir
  Mares, Paul Joseph (b. 1900 d. 1949)   cornet, trumpet
  Matthews, Artie (b. 1888)   ragtime piano, composer
  Melrose, Walter (b. 1889)   composer, lyricist
  Mills, Irving (b. 1884 d. 1985)   cast, composer
  Mitchell, Sidney D. (b. 1888 d. 1942)   lyricist
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Norton, George A. (b. 1880 d. 1923)   lyricist, piano
  Oliver, King [Joseph] (b. 1885 d. 1938)   composer, cornet
  Overstreet, W. Benton (a. 1916-1923)   piano, songwriter
  Palmer, Jack (b. 1900 d. 1976)   composer, lyricist
  Pinkard, Maceo (b. 1897 d. 1962)   composer, lyricist
  Razaf, Andy (b. 1895 d. 1973)   cast, composer
  Roppolo, Leon Joseph (b. 1902 d. 1943)   clarinet, musicisti
  Sampson, Edgar (Melvin) (b. 1907 d. 1973)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Spikes, Benjamin (b. 1888)   composer, lyricist
  Spikes, John C. (b. 1882 d. 1955)   composer, lyricist
  Sumner, James S. (a. 1919)   composer
  Tyers, William H. (b. 1876 d. 1924)   composer, ragtime composer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Warfield, Charles (b. 1883)   composer, lyricist
  Webb, Chick [William Henry] (b. 1902 d. 1939)   composer, drummer
  Williams, Bob (a. 1932-1941)   composer
  Williams, Clarence (b. 1898 d. 1965)   baritone saxophone, cast
  Williams, Spencer (b. 1889 d. 1965)   composer, conductor
  Woode, William Henri (b. 1909)   arranger, composer

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