African American jazz musicians -- United States.
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Content Description Print collection on jazz and blues of 193 first editions or first printings from 1942-1990 with original dust jackets
Overview Theodore "Teddy" McRae (1908-1999), nicknamed Mr. Bear, was a tenor saxophone player, arranger and composer. He worked with numerous bandleaders througout his career, including Chick Webb, Charlie Johnson, Elmer Snowden, Stuff Smith, and Lil Armstrong, Benny Morton, Artie Shaw, and Louis Armstrong. In addition he composed two successful tunes, "Back Bay Shuffle" in 1938 and "Traffic Jam" in 1939. In the late1950s, McRae formed Enrica Records and the production company Rae-Cox Records with Eddie...