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Fernett, Gene
Swing out : great negro dance bands
Mindland, Michigan: Pendell Publishing Co., 1970


The above item has biographical information on:

  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Bryant, Willie [William Steven] (b. 1908 d. 1964)   bandleader, cast
  Calloway, Cab [Cabell] (b. 1907 a. 1930-1945)   bandleader, cast
  Carter, Benny (b. 1907)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Columbus, Chris (b. 1903)   drummer, bandleader
  Cook, Doc (b. 1891 d. 1958)   piano, arranger
  Creath, Charlie [Charles Cyril] (b. 1890 d. 1951)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Eckstine, Billy (b. 1914 d. 1993)   singer, vocals
  Eldridge, Roy [David Roy] (b. 1911 d. 1989)   tromba, trumpet
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Europe, James Reese (b. 1881 d. 1919)   bandmaster, composer
  Fitzgerald, Ella (b. 1920 a. 1936)   composer, interprete
  Garland, Joe [Joseph Copeland] (b. 1903 d. 1977)   arranger, composer
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Hampton, Lionel (b. 1913)   drums, musicista
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Hawkins, Erskine (Ramsay) (b. 1914)   cast, trumpet
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Henderson, Horace W. (b. 1904 d. 1988)   arranger, piano
  Hill, Teddy [Theodore] (b. 1909 d. 1978)   clarinet, music director
  Hines, Fatha [Earl Kenneth] (b. 1903 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Hite, Les (b. 1903 d. 1962)   alto sax, bandleader
  Hopkins, Claude (Driskett) (b. 1903 d. 1984)   piano, arranger
  Jackson, Dewey (b. 1900)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Jeter, James (b. 1904 d. 1980)   danceband leader
  Johnson, Buddy (b. 1915 d. 1977)   composer, drums
  Johnson, Charlie [Charles Wright] (b. 1891 d. 1959)   piano, bandleader
  Jordan, Louis Thomas (b. 1908 d. 1975)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Kirk, Andy [Andrew Dewey] (b. 1898)   bass saxophone, composer
  Leonard, Mike (b. 1905 d. 1983)   saxophone, bandleader
  Lunceford, Jimmy [James Melvin] (b. 1902 d. 1947)   arranger, bandleader
  Marable, Fate (b. 1890 d. 1947)   piano, bandleader
  McKinney, Bill [William] (b. 1895 d. 1969)   bandleader, drummer
  McShann, Hootie [Jay] (b. 1909 a. 1941-1943)   piano, singer
  Millinder, Lucky [Lucius Venable] (b. 1900 d. 1966)   bandleader, orchestra
  Morrison, George Sumner (b. 1891 d. 1974)   bandleader
  Moten, Bennie [Benjamin] (b. 1894 d. 1935)   piano, trombone
  Oliver, King [Joseph] (b. 1885 d. 1938)   composer, cornet
  Redman, Don [Donald Mathew] (b. 1900 d. 1964)   alto saxophone, arranger
  Roberts, Luckey (b. 1887 d. 1968)   piano, composer
  Russell, Luis (Carl) (b. 1902 d. 1963)   piano
  Sissle, Noble (Lee) (b. 1889 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Sweatman, Wilbur (b. 1882 d. 1961)   clarinet, bandleader
  Tate, Erskine (b. 1895 d. 1978)   bandleader, banjo
  Trent, Alphonso (b. 1905 d. 1959)   bandleader, piano
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Webb, Chick [William Henry] (b. 1902 d. 1939)   composer, drummer
  Webb, Speed [Lawrence Arthur] (b. 1906)   drums, leader
  Williams, Cootie [Charles Melvin] (b. 1910 d. 1985)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Williams, Fess [Stanley] (b. 1894 d. 1975)   bandleader, clarinet
  Wilson, Teddy [Theodore Shore] (b. 1912 d. 1986)   cast, piano

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