[Dixielandjazz] Re: S.F. Jazz festival 04 - Jay's age

Nancy Giffin nancyink at ulink.net
Thu Nov 4 23:31:57 PST 2004

Many sources say 1909, but I'd bet on 1916.

From: Bill Haesler <bhaesler at bigpond.net.au>

Dear Bob,
Jay McShann
Born: Muskogee, Oklahoma
12th January 1909 (Chilton; Feather; Kinkle; Swaggie CD)
12th January 1916 (Grove; Mississippi Rag June 1974)
12th January 1917 (Peter J Silvester 'A Left Hand Like God')
Take your pick, as I have been unable verify the correct date.

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