B1504. JOHN CHILTON. Who’s Who of Jazz – Storyville to Swing Street. Philadelphia, Chilton, 1978 [Time-Life Records Special Edition]. 368pp.
“This is an Anthology of Biographies detailing the Careers of over 1000 Musicans whose Names are Part of Jazz History. All the Musicans and Vocalists given individual entries were born before 1920. Only Musicans born or raised in the USA are included in this Volume. John Chilton s WHO’S WHO OF JAZZ has established itself as a major jazz reference book on the lives of over a thousand musicians born before 1920 The informative biographies give the essential details of each musician s life and career and jazz greats jostle with unknowns for the readers attention This completely revised edition adds much new information to the musical histories of the players and the biographies of some of the major figures have been rewritten to incorporate recent research.”
- Ned Ludd