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Balliett, Whitney
Jelly Roll, Jabbo, and Fats : 19 portraits in jazz
New York: Oxford University Press, 1983

The above item has biographical information on:

  Bechet, Sidney (Joseph) (b. 1897 d. 1959)   clarinet, saxophone
  Benford, Tommy [Thomas P.] (b. 1905)   drummer
  Cheatham, Doc [Adolphus Anthony] (b. 1905)   trumpet, vocals
  Coleman, Ornette (b. 1930)   alto saxophone, drums
  Delauney, Charles (b. 1911 d. 1988)   critic, journalist
  Dickenson, Vic [Victor] (b. 1906 d. 1984)   trombone, vocals
  Garner, Erroll (Louis) (b. 1921 d. 1977)   musicista, piano
  Greer, Sonny [William Alexander] (b. >1895 d. 1982)   drums, jazz drummer
  Konitz, Lee (b. 1927)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Larkins, Ellis (Lane) (b. 1923)   cast, piano
  McKenna, Dave [David J.] (b. 1930)   piano, popular pianist
  Moore, Freddie (b. 1900)   drummer, singer
  Moore, Michael (Watson) (b. 1945)   double bass
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Panassie, Hugues (b. 1912 d. 1974)   writer on jazz
  Smith, Jabbo (b. 1908 d. 1991)   trumpeter, singer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Wellstood, Dick [Richard McQueen] (b. 1927 d. 1987)   piano
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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