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Alexander, Charlie

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 215 words.

[Charles Wesley]

(bCincinnati, May 29, 1890; dLos Angeles, Feb 4, 1970). Americanpianist. The year of his birth had been estimated as 1904, but the combination of a birthplace of...

Allen, Henry, Sr.

Marcel Joly.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 66 words.

(bNew Orleans, 1877; dNew Orleans, Jan 11, 1952). Americancornetist, father of Henry “Red” Allen. For more than 40 years he was the leader of the Allen Brass Band in New Orleans.

R. Goffin: null...

Andreozzi, Eduardo

Rainer E. Lotz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 152 words.

(b São Paulo, 1892; d Rio de Janeiro, 1979). Brazilian bandleader, violinist, and saxophonist. He studied music in Rio de Janeiro (1917–19) and directed his own dance orchestra,...

Austin, Lovie (jazz)

Bob Zieff.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 409 words.

[née Calhoun, Cora ]

(b Chattanooga, TN, Sept 19, 1887; d Chicago, July 10, 1972). American pianist. After studying music at Roger Williams and Knoxville colleges she toured...

Baquet, Achille

Alan Barrell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 146 words.

(Joseph) [Joe]

(b New Orleans, Nov 15, 1885; d Hollywood, CA, Nov 20, 1956). American clarinetist and saxophonist, brother of George Baquet. He worked in New Orleans with...

Baquet [Bakay], George (F.)

Alan Barrell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 376 words.

(b New Orleans, 1883; d New Orleans, Jan 14, 1949). Clarinetist, brother of Achille Baquet. At the age of 14 he played E♭ clarinet in the Lyre Club Symphony Orchestra, an amateur...

Barnes, Emile

Marcel Joly.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 233 words.

[Milé ]

(b New Orleans, Feb 18, 1892; d New Orleans, March 2, 1970). American clarinetist, brother of Polo Barnes. He was taught by Lorenzo Tio, Jr., Alphonse Picou, George...

Barton, Billy (jazz)

Rainer E. Lotz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 150 words.

[William ]

(b USA, c1890; d ? USA, after 1933). American alto and tenor saxophonist, clarinetist, and singer. His first known engagements were in China (1920) and Australia....

Bocage, Peter

Mike Hazeldine.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 704 words.

(Edwin )

(b New Orleans, July 31, 1887; d New Orleans, Dec 3, 1967). American cornetist and violinist. In about 1900 he began to study guitar and violin, and he first played...

Borchard, Eric(h)

Rainer E. Lotz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 147 words.

(b Berlin, Feb 7, 1886; d Amsterdam, July 30, 1934). German bandleader, alto saxophonist, and clarinetist. He played first clarinet with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra before...

Braud [Breaux], Wellman (jazz)

Bill Russell.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 963 words.

(b St. James Parish, LA, Jan 25, 1891; d Los Angeles, Oct 27, 1966). Double bass player. He learned violin at the age of seven, began performing on various string instruments in New...

Brown, Steve

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 281 words.

[Theodore ]

(b New Orleans, Jan 13, 1890; d Detroit, Sept 15, 1965). American double bass player, brother of Tom Brown. He played tuba, then double bass, in his brother’s...

Brown, Tom

Karl Koenig.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 258 words.

[ Thomas Philip; Red]

(b New Orleans, June 3, 1888; d New Orleans, March 25, 1958). American trombonist, brother of Steve Brown. He first played violin, then took up...

Carey, (Papa) Mutt

Bob Zieff.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 656 words.

[Thomas ]

(b Hahnville, LA, 1891; d Elsinore, CA, Sept 3, 1948). Trumpeter. He first played drums, then guitar and alto horn, and changed to cornet about 1912. His early work...

Celestin, Papa (jazz)

John Chilton.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 444 words.

[Oscar Phillip ]

(b Napoleonville, LA, Jan 1, 1884; d New Orleans, Dec 15, 1954). American trumpeter and bandleader . In 1906 he moved to New Orleans, where he played in...

Cottrell, Louis, Sr.

Mike Hazeldine.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 144 words.

(b New Orleans, Dec 25, 1878; d New Orleans, Oct 17, 1927). American drummer, father of Louis Cottrell, Jr. He played with John Robichaux’s orchestra (until 1909) and the Olympia...

Creath, Charlie

Lawrence Koch.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 266 words.

[Charles Cyril ]

(b Ironton, MO, Dec 30, 1890; d Chicago, Oct 23, 1951). American trumpeter, bandleader, saxophonist, and accordionist. He spent his teens playing trumpet in...

Desvigne, Sidney

Alden Ashforth.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 284 words.

(L., Sr. )

(b New Orleans, Sept 11, 1893, d Pacoima, CA, Dec 2, 1959). American trumpeter and bandleader. He had cornet lessons with Manuel Perez for seven years from 1907 and...

Douglas, Louis

Rainer E. Lotz.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 338 words.

(Winston )

(b Philadelphia, May 14, 1889; d New York, May 19, 1939). American dancer, choreographer, and impresario. He went to Ireland in 1903 as a member of a juvenile...

Duhé, Lawrence

Michael Tovey and Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 335 words.

(b Laplace, LA, April 30, 1887; d Lafayette, LA, 1960). American clarinetist and bandleader. His father was a violinist and bandleader, and he first played guitar and clarinet in a...