[Dixielandjazz] Re: Jews and jazz

David Richoux tubaman at tubatoast.com
Tue Oct 4 20:07:05 PDT 2005

Al Jolson "The Jazz Singer!" (real name Asa Yoelson) not exactly jazz 
but a major figure in OKOM.

also you could search this site: http://www.irregardless.net/realname/  
lots of interesting things turn up!

Dave Richoux
On Oct 4, 2005, at 6:44 PM, Richard Broadie wrote:

> Add Abe and Sam Most and Shelly Manne to the list.  Dick B
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Haesler" 
> <bhaesler at bigpond.net.au>
> To: "Luis Daniel Flores" <luda at arnet.com.ar>; "dixieland jazz mail 
> list" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 4:09 PM
> Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Re: Jews and jazz
>> Dear Luis,
>> In addition to your list of Milt Gabler, Art Hodes, Artie Shaw, the
>> Gershwins, Milton Mezzrow and Benny Goodman and those added by Don 
>> Ingle
>> Harry  Goldie and son Don Goldie, Manny Klein, Jack Lesberg, Irving 
>> 'Itzy'
>> Riskin, Ziggy Elman and Buddy Rich a quick Google search also turned 
>> up
>> Johnny Mince (Muenzenberger), Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Paul Desmond, Red 
>> Rodney,
>> Shorty Rogers, Ruby Braff, Terry Gibbs, Morey Samuel and Moe Zudecoff 
>> (Buddy
>> Murrow).
>> To which can be added Harry Goodman, John Birks 'Dizzy' Gillespie and 
>> Woody
>> Allen.
>> There is also a long line of pre-war British Jewish jazz musicians.
>> Plus jazz writers Leonard Feather and Nat Hentoff, and record 
>> producers
>> (Blue Note) Alfred Lion and Frank Wolff.
>> There has to be more.
>> Kind regards,
>> Bill.

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