Fruit du minutieux travail de Jacques Ribière, éminent amateur, trésorier du Hot-Club de Limoges, ces biographies résumées des principaux musiciens, un outil précieux pour améliorer notre connaissance de la culture musicale noire-américaine.
Sont disponibles, pour le moment, les bio's de 128 bassistes et tubistes, 164 batteurs, 54 clarinettistes, 134 guitaristes, 20 organistes, 208 pianistes, 77 saxophonistes altos et barytons, 102 saxophonistes ténors, 33 tap dancers, 90 trombonistes, 87 trompettistes, 15 vibraphonistes et 14 violonistes...
soit... 1126 MUSICIENS ! ... par ordre alphabétique des catégories de musiciens et du nom de famille de l'artiste. La suite arrive...
(Photos : archives du Hot-Club de France ou archives du Hot-Club de Limoges, sauf mention contraire)

128 BASSISTES / TUBISTES :

Abdul-Malik Ahmed
Allen Jap
Allen Moses
Alvis Hayes
Badie Peter
Bell Aaron
Benjamin Joe
Bernstein Artie
Betts Keter
Blanton Jimmy
Bolar Abe
Boussaguet Pierre
Braud Wellman
Briggs Pete
Brown John
Brown Ray
Bryant Tommy
Butts Jimmy
Calabrese Bucky
Calhoun Eddie
Callender Red
Casey Bob
Chambers Paul
Clayton John
Cole June
Collins Booker
Comfort Joe
Corb Morty
Crosby Israel
Crow Bill
Cullaz Alby
Duvivier George
Edwards Bass
Escudero Ralph
Fallon Patrick
Foster Pops
Fullbright Richard
Gabriel Percy
Garland Ed
Gaskin Leonard
Gaskin Victor
Gaudry Michel
Gersh Squire
Gervois Gérard
Gibbs Eddie
Goodman Harry
Hadnott Billy
Haggart Bob
Hall Al
Harris Charlie
Heath Percy
Herbert Mort
Hill Ernest « Bass »
Hinton Milt
Holley Major
Hugues Spike
Jackson Chubby
James Elmer
Johnson Bill
Johnson Reggie
Jones Buddy
Jones Eddie
Jones Sam
Keenan Norman
Kesterson Bob
Kirby John
Knowling Ransom
Lamb John
Lanigan Jim
Legendre Freddy
Lesberg Jack
Lewis Jimmy
Lindsay John
Lobligeois Roland
Lucas Al
Marshall Wendell
Martin Abraham « Chink »
McKibbon Al
Michelot Pierre
Miller Johnny
Mingus Charlie
Moncur Grachan
Morgan Al
Morrison Peck
Moten Benny
Myers Wilson
Oldham Bill
Ørsted Pedersen N.H.
Page Walter
Palmer Singleton
Parham Truck
Pavageau S.D. Alcide
Pedersen Guy
Peer Beverly
Pemberton Bill
Pettiford Oscar
Potter Tommy
Prather Harry
Pruitt Carl
Quersin Benoît
Raglin Junior
Ramey Gene
Richardson Rodney
Rousselet Bruno
Rovère Bibi
Safranski Eddie
Samson Jacky
Shapiro Artie
Shaw Arvell
Shepard Ernie
Simmons John
St. Clair Cyrus
Stewart Slam
Taylor Billy
Teague Thurman
Towles Nat
Trotman Lloyd
Turner Charlie « Fat Man »
Turner Henry
Vinnegar Leroy
Wallace Cedric
Wayland Hank
Weiss Sid
Williams Johnny
Wilson Quinn
Woode Jimmy
Ysaguirre Bob
Zardis Chester

164 BATTEURS :

Agostini Dante
Alexander Mousey
Alvin Danny
Austin Cuba
Bailey Dave
Ballard Butch
Barbarin Louis
Barbarin Paul
Barcelona Danny
Bauduc Ray
Beason Bill
Bellson Louie
Below Fred
Benford Tommy
Berton Vic
Bertrand Jimmy
Best Denzil
Bigard Alex
Bishop Wallace
Black Dave
Blakey Art
Blowers Johnny
Burroughs Alvin
Cameron Clayton
Capelle Ivan
Capp Frankie
Carr Bruno
Casey Floyd
Catlett Sidney
Clare Kenny
Clark Bill
Clarke Kenny
Cobb Jimmy
Cole Cozy
Columbus Chris
Cowens Herbert 'Kat'
Crawford James
Crothers Scat Man
Dawson Alan
Deems Barrett
Denis Michel
Dial Harry
Dodds Baby
Donaldson Bobby
Donaldson Fats
Dougherty Eddie
Douglas Bill
Dreares Al
Drootin Buzzy
Dunlop Frankie
Durham Bobby
English Bill
Fatool Nick
Feld Morey
Fields Kansas
Fields Ted
Foster George
Fournier Vernel
Francis Panama
Frazier Cié
Garros Christian
Gary Shelton
Giger Peter
Glévarec Sylvain
Godley A.G.
Greer Sonny
Gunther Paul
Hall Minor
Hall Tubby
Hamilton Chico
Hamner Curley
Hanna Jake
Harris Joe
Heard Fats
Heard J.C.
Herbert Art
Hilaire Andrew
Humair Daniel
Jackson Duffy
Jackson Oliver
Jacobs Pete
Jenkins George
Johnson Gus
Johnson Jimmie
Johnson Manzie
Johnson Osie
Johnson Walter
Jones Al
Jones Elvin
Jones Jo
Jones Philly Joe
Jones Rufus
Jones Slick
Jones Snags
Kirk Wilbert
Kohlman Freddie
Krupa Gene
Lamond Don
Landers Wes
Laudet François
Laylan Rollo
Leeman Cliff
Lewis Mel
Locke Eddie
Lovett Baby
Lucas Clyde
Mac Kac
Mackrel Dennis
Manne Shelly
Marshall Joe
Marshall Kaiser
Masse Jean-Marie
Maxey Leroy
McKinley Ray
Miles Butch
Milton Roy
Moore Freddie
Morand Morris
Mosby Curtis
Mosca Ray
Oliver Buford
Payne Sonny
Persip Charlie
Peyton Benny
Pollack Ben
Porter Yank
Powell Specs
Price Jesse
Purdie Bernard
Purnell Keg
Queen Alvin
Radcliffe Fred
Redd Alton
Rich Buddy
Roach Max
Roker Mickey
Rosengarden Bobby
Saunders Red
Shepherd Shep
Silva Michael
Singleton Zutty
Spargo Tony
Spencer O'Neill
Stafford George
Suggs Peter
Tate Grady
Taylor Jasper
Thigpen Ben
Thigpen Ed
Tough Dave
Trappier Arthur
Traylor Rudy
Washington Mack
Watkins Earl
Webb Chick
Weiss Sammy
Wells Johnny
West Doc
Wettling George
Williams Jackie
Wilson Shadow
Woodyard Sam
Young Lee
Zeno Henry

54 CLARINETTISTES :

ARODIN Sidney
Bailey Buster
Baquet George
Bechet Sidney
Bigard Barney
Bilk Acker
Blue William Thornton
Braslavsky Pierre
Burbank Albert
Cottrell Louis Jr.
Darensbourg Joe
Davern Kenny
DeFranco Buddy
Dodds Johnny
Fazola Irving
Franc Olivier
Franc René
Gomez Phil
Goodman Benny
Hall Edmond
Hall Herbert
Hamilton Jimmy
Herman Woody
Howard Darnell
Hucko Peanuts
Laferrière Marc
Levecque Gérard
Lewis George
Luter Claude
Marquet Alain
Marsala Joe
McCracken Bob
Meunier Maurice
Mezzrow Milton
Nelson « Big Eye » Louis
Nicholas Albert
Noone Jimmie Sr.
Noone Jimmy Jr.
O'Bryant Jimmy
Picou Alphonse
Powell Rudy
Procope Russell
Rand Odell
Roppolo Leon
Rostaing Hubert
Russell Pee Wee
Saury Maxim
Shaw Artie
Shields Larry
Simeon Omer
Teschemacher Frank
Tio Lorenzo Jr.
Tio Lorenzo Sr.
Wilber Bob

134 GUITARISTES / BANJOÏSTES :

Addison Bernard
Alden Howard
Alemán Oscar
Ashby Irving
Bacsik Elek
Baker Mickey
Barbour Dave
Barker Danny
Barksdale Everett
Barnes George
Bassett Arthur
Bauer Billy
Benhamou Lionel
Benson George
Best Skeeter
Biondi Ray
Black lou
Blair Lee
Bland Jack
Blenkhorn David
Bonal Jean
Bryan Mike
Bunn Teddy
Burrell Kenny
Butler Billy
Byrd Charlie
Carr Mancy
Casey Al
Christian Buddy
Christian Charlie
Collins Cal
Collins John
Conaway Sterling
Condon Eddie
Crolla Henri
Cullaz Pierre
Darr Jerome
Davot Christophe
De Arango Bill
Disley Diz
Dixon Charlie
Dixon Lawrence
Dunbar Ted
Ellis Herb
Escoude Christian
Etheridge John
Farlow Tal
Faÿs Raphaël
Ferré Boulou
Ferré Elios
Ferret Baro
Ferret Challain
Ferret Matelo
Ferret Sarane
Fleagle Brick
Fosset Marc
Foster Willie
Gaillard Slim
Gaines Roy
Galbraith Barry
Gale Eric
Garrison Arv
Gibbs Eddie
Gifford Gene
Gourley Jimmy
Green Freddie
Grimes Tiny
Grosz Marty
Guesnon « Creole » George
Guy Fred
Hall René
Jefferson Maceo
Johnson Lonnie
Jordan Steve
Keppard Louis
Kessel Barney
Lagrène Bireli
Lamare Nappy
Lang Eddie
Lessey Bob
Livingston Ulysses
Lucie Lawrence
Mackel Billy
Marrero Lawrence
Martin Marie-Ange
Mastren Carmen
McDonough Dick
McKendrick « Big Mike »
McKendrick « Little Mike »
McLin Jimmy
Mitchell John
Montgomery Wes
Moore Johnny
Moore Oscar
Newborn Calvin
Norris Al
Osborne Mary
Palmieri Remo
Pass Joe
Peslier Nicolas
Pizzarelli Bucky
Quicksell Howdy
Quinn Snoozer
Reeves Talcott
Reinhardt Babik
Reinhardt Django
Reinhardt Joseph
Reinhardt Lousson
Reinhardt Mandino
Rena Mano
Reuss Allan
Robinson Ikey
Sasson Jean-Pierre
Saussois Patrick
Sayles Manny
Schmitt Dorado
Schmitt Tchavolo
Scott Bud
Shirley Jimmy
Smith Floyd
Snowden Elmer
St Cyr John
Thompson Dickie
Truehart John
Van Eps George
Vées Eugène
Walker James
Walker T-Bone
Ware Leonard
Washington Steve
Wayne Chuck
White Hy
White Morris
Wilborn Dave

20 ORGANISTES :

BAGBY Doc
BENNETT Lou
BEX Emmanuel
BUCKNER Milt
DAVIS Jackie
DAVIS « Wild Bill »
DeFRANCESCO Joey
DOGGETT Bill
GIRAUD Pat
HOLMES Richard « Groove »
LOUISS Eddy
McDUFF Jack
McGRIFF Jimmy
MORRIS Marlowe
PATTERSON Don
RIBIERE Benoît
SCOTT Rhoda
SCOTT Shirley
SMITH Jimmy
WILLETTE « Baby Face »

208 PIANISTES :

Abney Don
Akiyoshi Toshiko
Alexander Charlie
Alexander Monty
Allen Sam
Ammons Albert
Amouroux Jean-Paul
Arvanitas Georges
Austin Lovie
Barrett Sweet Emma
Basie Count
Beal Charlie
Beal Eddie
Bean Floyd R.
Benskin Sammy
Bernard Eddie
Blake Eubie
Blythe Jimmy
Bolling Claude
Bowman Dave
Bradford Perry
Bridgers Aaron
Brooks Harvey
Brown Cleo
Brubeck Dave
Bryant Ray
Bushkin Joe
Butterfield Erskine
Calligaris Pierre
Carlisle Una Mae
Cary Dick
Chaix Henri
Cheatham Jeannie
Chittison Herman
Clark Garnet
Claxton Rozelle
Clay Sonny
Cohn Zinky
Cole Nat King
Compton Glover
Dameron Tadd
Dandridge Putney
Davenport Cow Cow
Davis Martha
Diéval Jack
Donegan Dorothy
Drew Kenny
Duncan Hank
Durant Ray
Ellington Duke
Evans Bill
Ewell Don
Felix Lennie
Flanagan Tommy
Flowers Pat
Fol Raymond
Folds Chuck
Froeba Frank
Frye Don
Fullford Tommy
Garland Red
Garner Erroll
Glenn Lloyd
Guarnieri Johnny
Hall Skip
Hanna Sir Roland
Hardin Armstrong Lil
Harris Ace
Hart Clyde
Hayes Edgar
Haynes Cyril
Haywood Cedric
Henderson Bobby
Henderson Fletcher
Henderson Horace
Heywood Eddie
Hines Earl
Hodes Art
Honore Gideon
Hopkins Claude
Howard Camille
Howard Earle
Hug Armand
Hunter Ivory Joe
Hyman Dick
Jackson Cliff
Jackson Tony
Jaffe Nat
Jamal Ahmad
Jarvis Jane
Jean-Marie Alain
Jenkins Lillette
Johnson Buddy
Johnson Charlie
Johnson Freddy
Johnson J.C.
Johnson James P.
Johnson Pete
Jones Clarence M.
Jones Hank
Jones Jimmy
Jones Richard M.
Joplin Scott
Kersey Kenny
Kirkpatrick Don
Kyle Billy
Lambert Don
Larkins Ellis
Lee Julia
Lejeune Philippe
Levy Lou
Lewis Charlie
Lewis John
Lewis Meade Lux
Lewis Sabby
Lewis Steve
Lipskin Mike
Littlefield Little Willie
Lofton Cripple Clarence
Loussier Jacques
Mance Junior
Marmarosa Dodo
Mazetier Louis
McCann Les
McKenna Dave
McPartland Marian
McShann Jay
Melrose Frank
Milanta Philippe
Monk Thelonious
Montgomery L. Brother
Morton Jelly Roll
Mougin Stéphane
Murphy Rose
Napoleon Teddy
Napoleon Marty
Newborn Phineas Jr.
Parham Tiny
Parker Johnny
Parrish Avery
Payne Bennie
Peiffer Bernard
Persiany André
Peterson Oscar
Phillips Lloyd
Pierce Nat
Powell Bud
Powell Mel
Powell Richie
Price Sammy
Profit Clarence
Purnell Alton
Ramirez Ram
Rena Jimmy
Renaud Henri
Reynolds Jimmy
Rhodes Todd
Rich Fred
Richards Red
Roberts Luckey
Robichaux Joseph Jr.
Rodgers Gene
Rodriguez Rod
Rowles Jimmie
Schneck Jacques
Schroeder Gene
Shearing George
Sherman Jimmy
Signorelli Frank
Silver Horace
Simpson Cassino
Smith Paul
Smith Pine Top
Smith Willie « The Lion »
Solal Martial
Stacy Jess
Steele Joe
Stewart Sammy
Strayhorn Billy
Sullivan Joe
Sutton Ralph
Tatum Art
Taylor Billy
Thompson Sir Charles
Townsend Bross
Turner Joe
Urtreger René
Varro Johnny
Waller Fats
Washington Buck
Washington Freddie
Weatherford Teddy
Wein George
Wellstood Dick
Weston Fitz
White Sonny
Wiggins Gerry
Wilcox Eddie
Williams Al
Williams Clarence
Williams Mary Lou
Wilson Buster
Wilson Garland
Wilson Teddy
Wyands Richard
Yancey Jimmy
Zurke Bob
Zwingenberger Axel

77 SAXOPHONISTES ALTOS / BARYTONS :

Attenoux Michel
Barefield Eddie
Blake Jerry
Boone Harvey
Bostic Earl
Bright Delbert
Brown Andy
Brown Boyce
Brown Pete
Brown Scoville
Buckner Ted
Caceres Ernie
Carney Harry
Carruthers Earl
Carry Scoops
Carter Benny
Carver Wayman
Clarke Pete
Cole Rupert
Cooper Al
Criss Sonny
Davis Lem
De Villers Michel
Dorsey Jimmy
Ekyan André
Eldridge Joe
Fowlkes Charlie
Frye Carl B.
Handy Captain John
Hardwick Otto
Hayman Joe
Henry Haywood
Hodges Johnny
Holmes Charlie
Huck Daniel
James George
Jefferson Hilton
Johnson Bill
Johnson Gene
Johnson George
Johnson Howard
Jordan Louis
Mondello Toots
Mulligan Gerry
Paque Glyn
Parker Charlie
Pasquall Jerome Don
Payne Cecil
Perry Ray
Pittman Booker
Plater Bobby
Poston Doc
Powell Jimmie
Powell Rudy
Procope Russell
Redd Vi
Redman Don
Richard Marc
Richardson Ben
Rollini Adrian
Royal Marshall
Sampson Edgar
Smith Ben
Smith Bobby
Smith Buster
Smith Tab
Smith Willie
Stovall Don
Temperley Joe
Tissendier Claude
Tolbert Skeets
Vinson Eddie
Walder Herman
Warren Earle
Washington Jack
Williams Paul
Williams Rudy

102 SAXOPHONISTES TENORS :

Allen Fletcher
Ammons Gene
Ashby Harold
Auld Georgie
Badini Gérard
Bascomb Paul
Berry Chu
Boyer Pierre
Bridges Henry
Brooks Bubba
Burnside Vi
Byas Don
Carroll Bob
Cauldwell Happy
Chamblee Eddie
Chéron Paul
Clarke George
Cobb Arnett
Combelle Alix
Corcoran Corky
Courance Edgar
Crowder Bob
Curtis King
Dash Julian
Davis Eddie
Davis Maxwell
Dixon Eric
Dorsey Bob
Evans Herschel
Forrest Jimmy
Foster Frank
France Percy
Freeman Bud
Garland Joe
Gonsalves Paul
Gordon Dexter
Goudie Big Boy
Hamilton Scott
Hardee John
Hawkins Coleman
Hing Kenny
Hollon Kenneth
Howard Paul
Jackson Franz
Jackson Willis
Jacquet Illinois
Johnson Budd
Johnson Candy
Johnson Lem
Johnson Plas
Keith Jimmy
Kelly George
Lafitte Guy
Madison Bingie
Margolis Sam
McRae Ted
McVea Jack
Miller Eddie
Mitchell Billy
Montier Nicolas
Musso Vido
Myers Bumps
Newman David
Nicholas Big Nick
Pastre Michel
Penot François
Phillips Flip
Porter Gene
Pratt Alfred
Quebec Ike
Robinson Prince
Rollini Arthur
Russell Johnny
Russin Babe
Sands Bobby
Scott Cecil
Scott Clifford
Sears Al
Sedric Gene
Simmons Lonnie
Simon Stafford
Sims Zoot
Singer Hal
Solomon Clifford
Tate Buddy
Taylor Sam The Man
Thomas Joe
Thomas Joe Jr.
Thomas Walter Foots
Ventura Charlie
Villéger André
Walton Greely
Washington Leon
Waters Benny
Watts Noble
Webster Ben
Wess Frank
Wilkerson Don
Williams Elmer
Williams Skippy
Wilson Dick
Young Lester

33 TAP-DANCERS :

ATKINS Cholly
BAILEY Bill
BATES Peg Leg
BERRY Brothers
BRIGGS Bunny
BROWN Buster
BROWN Ralph
BUBBLES John
CHANEY Lon
CHESTNUT Maurice
COLES Honi
COOK and BROWN
EDWARDS Omar
GLOVER Savion
GRANT Derick K.
GREEN Chuck
HINES Gregory
HINES Maurice
LAURENCE Baby
LeGON Jeni
LeTANG Henry
McFADDEN Jimmy
NICHOLAS Brothers
ROBINSON Bill
SIMS Sandman
SLYDE Jimmy
The CLARK Brothers
The Four Step Brothers
The McFADDEN Brothers
The Original Copasetics
Tip, Tap and Toe
WALKER Dianne
WILLIAMS Rubberlegs

90 TROMBONISTES :

Arbello Fernando
Archey Jimmy
Atkins Ed
Bacqueville Patrick
Beckett Fred
Bernhardt Clyde
Bess Druie
Boone Richard
Bowles Russell
Bradley Will
Brady Floyd
Britton Joe
Brown Lawrence
Brunis George
Burke Ed
Burns Billy
Camicas Michel
Chambers Henderson
Coker Henry
Conners Gene
Connors Chuck
Cooper Buster
Crumbley Elmer
Cuffee Ed
Cutshall Cutty
De Paris Wilbur
Dickenson Vic
Donnelly Ted
Dorsey Tommy
Durham Eddie
Dutrey Honore
Ewing John
Fields Geechie
Flemming Herb
Fonsèque Raymond
Gee Matthew
Glenn Tyree
Gousset Claude
Green Charlie
Grey Al
Harris Dicky
Harrison Jimmy
Hayse Al
Hicks Henry
Higginbotham Jay. C.
Horton Robert
Hunt George
Irvis Charlie
Jackson Preston
Jackson Quentin
Johnson Keg
Jones Claude
Liston Melba
Matthews George
Miller Glenn
Minor Dan
Mitchell Grover
Mole Miff
Moore Big Chief
Moore Slim
Morgan Russ
Morton Benny
Mosley Snub
Nanton Tricky Sam
Nelson Louis (tb)
Norman Fred
Ory Kid
Palmer Roy
Powell Benny
Robertson Zue
Robinson Eli
Robinson Fred
Robinson Jim
Stevenson George
Story Nat
Teagarden Jack
Thomas John
Tizol Juan
Vasseur Benny
Vauchant Léon
Washington George
Wells Dicky
Wells Henry
Wheeler De Priest
White Harry
Williams Sandy
Wood Booty
Woodman Britt
Wynn Albert
Young Trummy

87 TROMPETTISTES :

AARON Al
ADDERLEY Nat
AIKEN Gus
ALCORN Alvin
ALLEN Ed
ALLEN Red
ANDERSON Cat
ANDERSON Ed
ANDERSON John
Armstrong Louis
Autrey Herman
Bacon Louis
Baker Harold
Bascomb Dud
Bauza Mario
Berigan Bunny
Berry Emmett
Bocage Peter
Bolden Buddy
Bonano Sharkey
Boone Chester
Bose Sterling
Bouchet Alain
Braff Ruby
Brereton Clarence
Briggs Arthur
Brun Philippe
Buckner Teddy
Burnet Bob
Butler Jack
Butterfield Billy
Campbell Paul
Carey Mutt
Carpenter Wingie
Castle Lee
Celestin Papa
Chambers Elmer
Cheatham Doc
Clark June
Clay Shirley
Clayton Buck
Clinton Larry
Coleman Bill
Collins Lee
Collins Shad
Cooper Harry
Creath Charlie
Culley Wendell
Davenport Wallace
De Paris Sidney
Dominique Natty
Edison Harry
Eldridge Roy
Gillespie Dizzy
Hamilton Bugs
Holland Peanuts
James Harry
Jenkins Freddie
Jones Jonah
Jones Reunald
Jordan Taft
Ladnier Tommy
Letman Johnny
Lyttelton Humphrey
Metcalf Louis
Miley Bubber
Miller Punch
Mitchell George
Nance Ray
Newman Joe
Newton Frankie
Oliver King
Oliver Sy
Page Hot Lips
Shavers Charlie
Shoffner Bob
Smith Jabbo
Smith Joe
Stark Bobby
Stevenson Tommy
Stewart Rex
Stokes Irvin
Thomas Joe
Thompkins Eddie
Webster Freddie
Webster Paul
Whetsol Art
Williams Cootie
Wilson Gerry
Wright Lammar Sr.
Young Snooky

15 VIBRAPHONISTES :

BOMPOINT Jean-Louis
BONFILS Kjeld
BURTON Gary
CHARLES Teddy
DALY Geo
DORIZ Dany
ECKINGER Isla
GIBBS Terry
GUILHOT Claude
HAMPTON Lionel
HAUSSER Michel
HYAMS Margie
JACKSON Milt
NORVO Red
SADI Fats

14 VIOLONISTES :

ASMUSSEN Svend
BROWN Clarence « Gatemouth »
CACERES Emilio
CARTER Regina
GRAPPELLI Stephane
KENNEDY Joe
LOCKWOOD Didier
PONTY Jean-Luc
SMITH Stuff
SOUTH Eddie
VENUTI Joe
WARLOP Michel
WILLIAMS Claude
WILSON Juice