Dixieland
Dixieland music or New Orleans Jazz, sometimes referred to as Hot jazz or Early Jazz, is a style of jazz music which developed in New Orleans at the start of the 20th century, and was spread to Chicag...
Oregon Jazz Band
The Oregon Jazz Band is a dixieland jazz band based in Coos Bay, Oregon. They are America's longest established dixieland jazz band, founded by Dr. Bill Borcher in Coos Bay in 1947. Borcher went on to...
Ted Lewis (musician)
Theodore Leopold Friedman, known as Ted Lewis (June 6, 1890 – August 25, 1971), was an American entertainer, bandleader, singer, and musician. He led a band presenting a combination of jazz, hok...
Carroll Dickerson
Carroll Dickerson (November 1, 1895 – October 9, 1957) was a Chicago and New York-based dixieland jazz violinist and bandleader, probably better known for his extensive work with Louis Armstrong...
Jelly Roll Morton
Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe (October 20, 1890 – July 10, 1941), known professionally as Jelly Roll Morton, was an American ragtime and early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer who started his car...
Robert Nunez
Robert Nunez is a United States musician who has performed as Principal Tuba of both the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and the New Orleans Opera since 1992. He has taught as Adjunct Professor of T...
Jean Goldkette
John Jean Goldkette (18 March 1893–March 24, 1962) was a jazz pianist and bandleader born in France. Goldkette spent his childhood in Greece and Russia, and emigrated to the United States in 191...
Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey
"(Won't You Come Home) Bill Bailey", originally titled "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?" is a popular song published in 1902. It is commonly referred to as simply "Bill Bailey".Its words and ...
William Manuel Johnson
William Manuel "Bill" Johnson (August 10, 1872 December 3, 1972), was an American jazz musician, considered the father of the "slap" style of Double bass playing.Johnson claimed to have started "sl...
James "Bubber" Miley
James Wesley "Bubber" Miley (April 3, 1903 – May 20, 1932) was an American early jazz trumpet and cornet player, specializing in the use of the plunger mute.
Miley was born in Aiken, South C...
Bobby Hackett
Robert Leo "Bobby" Hackett (January 31, 1915 – June 7, 1976) was an American jazz musician who played trumpet, cornet and guitar with the bands of Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman in the late thirties a...
Tin Roof Blues
"Tin Roof Blues" is a jazz composition first recorded by the New Orleans Rhythm Kings in 1923. It was written by band members Paul Mares, Ben Pollack, Mel Stitzel, George Brunies and Leon Roppolo. The...
Chris Barber
Donald Christopher 'Chris' Barber (born 17 April 1930) is a British jazz musician, best known as a bandleader and trombonist. As well as scoring a UK top twenty trad jazz hit, he helped the careers of...
Thamon Hayes
Thamon Hayes (October 11, 1899 - August 1, 1978) was a Dixieland jazz trombonist and composer of the early Kansas City jazz scene, who along with Benny Moten composed several of the hits of the Benny ...
Joe "King" Oliver
Joseph Nathan Oliver (December 19, 1881 – April 10, 1938) better known as King Oliver or Joe Oliver, was an American jazz cornet player and bandleader. He was particularly recognized for his pl...
Honoré Dutrey
Honoré Dutrey (c. 1894 – 21 July 1935) was a dixieland jazz trombonist born in New Orleans, Louisiana, probably best known for his work in King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band.His playing has been con...
Jack Lesberg
Jack Lesberg (February 14, 1920 – September 17, 2005) was a jazz double-bassist. He performed with many famous jazz musicians, including Louis Armstrong, Earl Hines, Jack Teagarden, Sarah Vaughan and...
Snake Rag
Snake Rag is a 1923 jazz standard composed by Joseph Oliver of King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band. It features Oliver and Louis Armstrong on cornet, Honoré Dutrey on trombone, Johnny Dodds on clarinet, Li...
J. Russel Robinson
Joseph Russel(l) Robinson (July 8, 1892 – September 30, 1963) was a United States ragtime and dixieland jazz pianist and a composer of jazz, blues, and popular tunes.Robinson, whose name appeared as "...
Muggsy Spanier
Francis Joseph Julian "Muggsy" Spanier (November 9, 1901 – February 12, 1967) was a prominent cornet player based in Chicago. He was renowned as the best trumpet/cornet in Chicago until Bix Beiderbeck...
Clarinet Marmalade
Clarinet Marmalade, later Clarinet Marmalade Blues, is a 1918 dixieland jazz standard composed by Larry Shields of the Original Dixieland Jass Band. It is played in the key of F major. It was later p...
James P. Johnson
James P. Johnson (born James Price Johnson, also known as Jimmy Johnson; February 1, 1894 – November 17, 1955) was an American pianist and composer. A pioneer of the stride style of jazz piano, he was...
Harry Gold (musician)
Harry Gold (26 February 1907 – 13 November 2005), born Harry Goldberg, was a British dixieland jazz saxophonist and bandleader.
The eldest of six children, born to a Romanian mother, Hetty Schulma...
High Society (composition)
"High Society" is a multi-strain melody, originally a march copyrighted in April 1901 by Porter Steele, which has become a traditional jazz standard. The piccolo obligato is not found in Steele's firs...
Jimmy McPartland
James Dugald McPartland (March 15, 1907 – March 13, 1991) was an American cornetist and one of the originators of Chicago Jazz. He worked with Eddie Condon, Art Hodes, Gene Krupa, Benny Goodman, Jack ...