History of Jazz Timeline: 1905
Trombonist Tommy Dorsey born, Shenandoah, PA. Dorsey recorded with Bix
Beiderbeck in the 1920's and was in demand as a studio musician. He
became the leader of the "General Motors" of the big band era, when
his band featured arrangments by Sy Oliver, singers Frank Sinatra, Jo
Stafford and the Pied Pipers, drummer Buddy Rich and trumpeter Ziggy
Sidney Bechet becomes virtuoso clarinetist George Baquet's protege and
he sits in with trumpeter Freddie Keppard's band as a 8 year old child.
Earl "Fatha" Hines, one of the most important Jazz piano players of all times, is born in Duquesne, PA on December 28.
Twelve string guitarist and Rural Blues man Huddie "Leadbelly"
Ledbetter meets Blues man Blind Lemon Jefferson in a Dallas saloon. A
partnership is formed.
Boogie piano player Meade Lux Lewis is born in Louisville, KY.
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