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 1987

Towler, Edward
British dance bands 1920-1949 on 12-inch long-playing records
Supplement to original edition
Compiled by Edward Towler
Harrow, Middlesex: General Gramophone Publications, 1987, 91 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Ambrose (b. 1897 d. 1971)   danceband leader, violin
  Barnett, Stanley (a. 1933)   danceband leader, producer
  Bidgood, Albert Harry (b. 1898 d. 1955)   composer, piano
  Black, Stanley (b. 1913)   piano, arranger
  Buchel, Philip (a. 1930)   clarinet, saxophone
  Chisholm, George (b. 1915)   trombone, celeste
  Collins, Al (b. 1899 d. 1964 a. 1936)   danceband leader, director
  Cotton, Billy (b. 1899 d. 1969)   bandleader, vocals
  De Vries, Louis (b. 1905 d. 1935)   trumpet
  Denis, Johnny (a. 1945)   danceband leader
  Dorsey, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1904 d. 1957)   cast, clarinet
  Elizalde, Fred [Frederico] (b. 1907 d. 1979)   bandleader, piano
  Ferrie, Miff (a. 1945)   danceband leader
  Firman, Bert (b. 1906 a. 1925)   arranger, conductor
  Fox, Roy (b. 1901 d. 1982)   bandleader, cornet
  Geraldo (b. 1904 d. 1974)   bandleader
  Gibbons, Carroll [Richard Carroll] (b. 1903 d. 1954)   composer, conductor
  Gonella, Nat [Nathaniel Charles] (b. 1908)   flute, trumpet
  Grappelli, Stephane (b. 1908)   guitar, violin
  Hall, Henry (Robert) (b. 1898 d. 1989)   piano, trumpeter
  Harris, Jack (b. 1900 d. 1976 a. 1937-1938)   danceband leader
  Heath, Ted [Theodore George] (b. 1900 d. 1969)   trombone, arranger
  Hughes, Spike (b. 1908 d. 1987)   bass, string bass
  Hylton, Jack (b. 1892 d. 1965)   bandleader, conductor
  Inglez, Roberto (d. 1977 a. 1946-1947)   danceband leader, orchestra
  Jackson, Jack (b. 1907 d. 1978)   bandleader, trumpeter
  Johnson, Ken "Snake Hips" (b. 1917 d. 1941 a. 1930s)   bandleader, director
  Joyce, Teddy (b. 1907 d. 1941)   leader, violin
  King, Felix (b. 1912 d. 1982)   piano
  Kinsman, Tommy (b. 1901 d. 1984)   clarinet, danceband leader
  Kunz, Charlie (b. 1896 d. 1958)   french horn, piano
  Kyte, Sidney (b. 1896 d. 1981 a. 1914)   orchestra leader, violin
  Lawrance, Brian (b. 1908 d. 1983 a. 1930s)   violin, bandleader
  Levy, Louis (b. 1893 d. 1957)   conductor, composer of music for films
  Lewis, Philip (b. 1892 d. 1931 a. 1929)   danceband leader
  Lipton, Sidney John (b. 1906)   violin, saxophone
  Loss, Joe [Josua Alexander] (b. 1909 d. 1990)   bandleader, director
  Martin, Bram (b. 1901 d. 1984 a. 1937-1939)   cello, danceband leader
  Mayerl, Billy (b. 1902 d. 1959)   cast, composer
  Mendelssohn, Felix Bartholdy (b. 1911 d. 1952)   bandleader, singer
  Merrin, Billy (b. 1900 d. 1980 a. 1928)   composer, danceband leader
  Munro, Ronnie (b. 1897 d. 1989 a. 1939)   composer, piano
  Noble, Ray [Raymond Stanley] (b. 1903 d. 1978)   bandleader, celeste
  Payne, Jack (b. 1899 d. 1969)   bandleader, leader
  Peachey, Ronald (b. 1912 a. 1944)   danceband leader
  Phillips, Sid [Simon] (b. 1907 d. 1973)   celeste, clarinet
  Polo, Danny (b. 1901 d. 1949)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  Preager, Lou (b. 1906 d. 1978)   danceband leader, director
  Rabin, Oscar (b. 1899 d. 1958)   bass sax, danceband leader
  Ros, Edmundo (b. 1910)   director, drummer
  Roy, Harry (b. 1900 d. 1971)   bandleader, clarinet
  Roy, Syd (b. 1895 d. 1981)   danceband leader, piano
  Scott-Wood, George (b. 1903 d. 1978)   bandleader, piano
  Shearing, George (Albert) (b. 1919)   piano, piano-accordeon
  Silvester, Victor (Marlborough) (b. 1900 d. 1978)   danceband leader, director
  Snow, Valaida (d. 1956)   cast, trumpet
  Somers, Debroy (b. 1890 d. 1952)   arranger, conductor
  Starita, Ray (b. 1900 d. 1967 a. 1928)   clarinet, saxophone
  Stone, Lew [Louis] (b. 1898 d. 1969)   bandleader, arranger
  Temple, Nat (b. 1913)   bandleader, clarinet
  Ternent, Billy (b. 1899 d. 1977)   orchestra, tenor sax
  Thorburn, Billy (b. 1900 d. 1971)   piano, director
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Weir, Frank (b. 1911 d. 1981)   clarinet, danceband leader
  White, Jack [Eugene Joseph] (b. 1905 d. 1988)   danceband leader
  White, Mark (a. 1949)   danceband leader
  Wilbur, Jay (d. 1968 a. 1928)   director, drums
  Winnick, Maurice (b. 1902 d. 1962)   orchestra, violin
  Winstone, Eric (b. 1915 d. 1974)   danceband leader, piano

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