in Oxford Music Online
January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 355 words.
[James Robert ]
(b nr Kosse, TX, March 6, 1905; d Fort Worth, May 13, 1975). American fiddler, singer, and bandleader. In 1931 he became one of the founding members of the...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Applied Music; Blues; Jazz. 1448 words.
Jacobs, Little Walter (01 May 1930–15 February 1968), blues singer and instrumentalist, was born Marion Walter Jacobs in Marksville, Louisiana, the son of Adam Jacobs and Beatrice Leviege,...