Charlie Creath - Richard M. Jones - Willie The Lion Smith - Ignace Colas - Jack
- Hello all,
The website has been updated with 6 items of great historical
interest to devotees of Charlie Creath, Richard M. Jones, Willie "The
Lion" Smith and Jelly Roll Morton.
Brian Goggin sends a superb in-depth essay on Charlie Creath. This
accompanies Creath's WWI draft registration card.
Anton Crouch sends an excellent essay on the New Orleans pianist and
composer Richard M. Jones. This accompanies Jones's WWI draft
Peter Hanley sends a superb essay on Willie "The Lion" Smith. This
accompanies Smith's WWI draft registration card and contains
previously unknown material.
A very rare photograph of Jack Ford from the collection of Colleen
Ford. Jack Ford was the common-law husband of Anita Gonzales.
Courtesy of William Boyle.
Peter Hanley sends an superb essay on Ignace Colas. This accompanies
Colas's WWI draft registration card. Ignace Colas was the brother-in-
law of Jelly Roll Morton.
Peter Hanley sends an excellent essay on Jack (John Francis) Ford.
This accompanies Ford's WWI draft registration card.
The above items can be accessed from the grey UPDATED BOX at:
Hope you enjoy the above contributions from my team of top-class jazz
Future articles and WWI draft registration cards will include :
Antoine Charles Elgar, Jimmy Yancey, Frank Duson Jr., Tommy Ladnier,
Warren "Baby" Dodds, George W. Thomas, J. Russel Robinson, Paul
Whiteman and Fletcher Hamilton Henderson Jr.