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Lyttelton, Humphrey
The best of jazz; Basin Street to Harlem; jazz masters and masterpieces, 1917-1930
New York: Taplinger Publishing Co., 1979

The above item has biographical information on:

  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Bechet, Sidney (Joseph) (b. 1897 d. 1959)   clarinet, saxophone
  Beiderbecke, Bix [Leon Bismarck] (b. 1903 d. 1931)   cornet, musicisti
  Dodds, Johnny [John M.] (b. 1892 d. 1940)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Hines, Fatha [Earl Kenneth] (b. 1903 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Johnson, James P. [James Price] (b. 1891 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Noone, Jimmie (b. 1895 d. 1944)   clarinet, bandleader
  Oliver, King [Joseph] (b. 1885 d. 1938)   composer, cornet
  Russell, Luis (Carl) (b. 1902 d. 1963)   piano
  Smith, Bessie (b. 1894 d. 1937)   blues singer

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