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Most of the musician pages below are at least started but some of these links will take you to biographies and discographies of the artist on the Archive.org copy of the former Redhotjazz.com. We will be migrating this material to our website, outside of the paywall, and changing the links below accordingly. This section of the New Red Hot Jazz Archive should be complete by end of 2021.

MusicianLocation of BirthBornDied
Irving AaronsonNew York, New York2-7-18955-10-1963
Texas AlexanderJewett, Texas9-12-19004-16-1954
Henry “Red” AllenAlgiers, Louisiana1-7-19084-17-1967
Lil Hardin-ArmstrongMemphis, Tennessee2-3-18988-27-1971
Louis ArmstrongNew Orleans, Louisiana8-4-19017-6-1971
Sidney ArodinWestwego, Louisiana3-29-19012-6-1948
Lovie AustinChattanooga, Tennessee9-19-18877-10-1972
Buster BaileyMemphis, Tennessee7-19-19024-12-1967
Josephine BakerSt. Louis, Missouri6-3-19064-12-1975
Smith BallewPalestine, Texas1-21-19023-12-1984
Paul BarbarinNew Orleans, Louisiana5-5-18992-10-1969
Roy BargyNewaygo, Michigan7-31-18941-16-1974
Danny BarkerNew Orleans, Louisiana1-13-19093-13-1994
Sidney BechetNew Orleans, Louisiana5-14-18974-14-1959
Barney BigardNew Orleans, Louisiana3-3-19067-27-1980
Bix BeiderbeckeDavenport, Iowa3-10-19038-6-1931
Vic BertonChicago, Illinois5-7-189612-26-1951
Jimmy BertrandBiloxi, Mississippi2-24-19008-1960
Esther BigeouNew Orleans, Louisiana18951936
Jack BlandSedalia, Missouri5-8-189910-1968
Jimmy BlytheKeene, Kentucky5-20-19017-21-1931
Peter BocageAlgiers, Louisiana7-31-188712-3-1967
Lucille BoganAmory, Mississippi4-1-18978-10-1948
Buddy BoldenNew Orleans, Louisiana9-6-187711-4-1931
Perry BradfordMontgomery, Alabama2-14-18934-22-1970
Bessie BrownBaltimore, Maryland3-2-189011-12-1955
Tom BrownNew Orleans, Louisiana6-3-18883-25-1958
George BruniesNew Orleans, Louisiana2-6-190211-19-1974
W.E. “Buddy” BurtonLouisville, Kentucky2-18907-6-1977
Henry BusseMagdeburg, Germany5-19-18944-23-1955
Jack CareyHahnville, Louisiana18891934
Mutt CareyHahnville, Louisiana9-17-18919-3-1948
Hoagy CarmichaelBloomington, Indiana11-22-189912-27-1981
Sonny ClayChapel Hill, Texas5-15-18991972
Papa CelestinNapoleanville, Louisiana1-1-188412-15-1954
Junie CobbHot Springs, Arkansas18961970
Lee CollinsNew Orleans, Louisiana10-17-19017-3-1960
Doc CookeLouisville, Kentucky9-3-189112-25-1958
Eddie CondonGoodland Indiana11-16-19058-4-1973
Martha Copeland???
Ida CoxToccoa, Georgia2-25-188611-10-1967
Wilton CrawleySmithfield, Virginia19001948
Charlie CreathIronton, Missouri12-30-189010-23-1951
Cow Cow DavenportAnniston, Alabama4-23-189412-2-1956
Baby DoddsNew Orleans, Louisiana12-24-18982-14-1959
Johnny DoddsNew Orleans, Louisiana4-12-18928-8-1940
Natty DominiqueNew Orleans, Louisiana8-2-18968-30-1982
Jimmy DorseyShenandoah, Pennsylvania2-29-19046-12-1957
Tommy DorseyShenandoah, Pennsylvania11-19-190511-26-1956
Lawrence DuhéLa Place, Louisiana11-19-188711-26-1960
Johnny DunnMemphis, Tennessee2-19-19978-20-1937
Frankie DusenNew Orleans, Louisiana18801940
Jimmy DuranteNew York, New York2-10-18931-29-1980
Honore DutreyNew Orleans, Louisiana18947-21-1935
Cliff EdwardsHannibal, Missouri6-14-18957-17-1971
Duke EllingtonWashington, D.C.4-29-18995-24-1974
Pops FosterMcCall, Louisiana5-18-189210-30-1969
Bud FreemanChicago, Illinois4-13-19063-15-1991
Bob FullerNew York, New York1898?
Jean GoldketteValenciennes, France3-18-18993-24-1962
Benny GoodmanChicago, Illinois5-30-19096-20-1986
W.C. HandyFlorence, Alabama11-16-18733-28-1958
Annette HanshawNew York, New York10-18-19013-13-1985
Emmett HardyGretna, Louisiana6-12-19036-16-1925
Marion HarrisIndiana or Kentucky18964-24-1944
Coleman HawkinsSt. Joesph, Missouri11-21-19015-19-1969
Lucille HegaminMacon, Georgia11-29-18943-1-1970
Edmonia Henderson?1898 or 19002-17-1947
Fletcher HendersonCuthbert, Georgia12-18-189712-28-1952
Katherine HendersonSt. Louis, Missouri6-23-1909?
Rosa HendersonHenderson, Kentucky11-24-18964-6-1968
Edna HicksNew Orleans, Louisiana10-14-18958-16-1925
Alex HillLittle Rock, Arkansas4-19062-1937
Chippie HillCharleston, South Carolina19005-7-1950
Earl HinesPittsburgh, Pennsylvania12-28-19007-6-1971
Alberta HunterMemphis, Tennessee4-1-189510-17-1984
Papa Charlie JacksonNew Orleans, Louisiana18901938
Frankie “Half Pint” JaxonMontgomery, Alabama3-3-18951944
Bill JohnsonNew Orleans, Louisiana8-10-187212-3-1972
Bunk JohnsonNew Orleans, Louisiana12-27-18897-7-1949
James P. JohnsonNew Brunswick, New Jersey2-1-189411-17-1955
Lonnie JohnsonNew Orleans, Louisiana2-8-18997-16-1970
Margaret JohnsonKentucky???
Mary JohnsonEden Station, Mississippi19001970
Maggie JonesHillsbough, Texas1900?
Richard M. JonesDonaldsville, Louisiana6-13-188912-8-1945
Dolly Kay???
Freddie KeppardNew Orleans, Louisiana2-27-189012-21-1933
Carl KressNewark, New Jersey10-20-19076-10-1965
Gene KrupaChicago, Illinois1-15-190910-16-1973
Tommy LadnierNew Orleans, Louisiana5-28-19007-4-1939
Papa Jack LaineNew Orleans, Louisiana9-21-18736-1-1966
Eddie LangPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania10-25-19023-26-1933
Nick LaRoccaNew Orleans, Louisiana4-11-18892-22-1961
George LewisNew Orleans, Louisiana7-13-190012-31-1968
Ted LewisCircleville, Ohio6-5-18908-25-1971
Virginia Liston?18906-1932
Ray LopezNew Orleans, Louisiana11-28-18894-27-1970
Nick LucasNewark, New Jersey8-22-18977-28-1982
Abe LymanChicago, Illinois8-4-189710-23-1957
Wingy ManoneNew Orleans, Louisiana2-13-19007-9-1982
Fate MarableNew Orleans, Louisiana12-2-18901-16-1947
Paul MaresNew Orleans, Louisiana6-15-19008-18-1949
Daisy Martin???
Sara MartinLouisville, Kentucky6-18-18843-24-1955
Viola McCoy19001956
Hattie McDanielWichita, Kansas6-10-189510-26-1952
Red McKenzieSt. Louis, Missouri10-14-18992-7-1948
Jimmy McPartlandChicago, Illinois3-15-19073-12-1991
Frank MelroseSumner, Illinois11-26-19079-1941
Mezz MezzrowChicago, Illinois11-9-18998-5-1972
Bubber MileyAiken, South Carolina4-3-19035-20-1932
Lizzie MilesNew Orleans, Louisiana3-31-18953-17-1963
Josie MilesSommerville, North Carolina1900?
Irving MillsNew York, New York1-16-18944-21-1985
George MitchellLouisville, Kentucky3-8-18995-27-1972
Miff MoleWelfare Island, New York3-11-18984-29-1961
Monette MooreGainesville, Texas5-19-190210-21-1962
Lee MorsePortland, Oregon11-30-189712-16-1954
Jelly Roll MortonNew Orleans, Louisiana10-20-18907-10-1941
Thomas MorrisNew York, New York1898?
Bennie MotenKansas City, Missouri11-13-18944-2-1935
Billy Murray Philadelphia, Pennsylvania5-25-18778-17-1954
Phil NapoleonBoston, Massachusetts9-2-19019-13-1990
Albert NicholasNew Orleans, Louisiana5-27-19009-3-1973
Red NicholsOgden, Utah5-8-19056-28-1965
Jimmie NooneCut-Off, Louisiana4-23-18954-19-1944
Yellow NuñezNew Orleans, Louisiana3-17-18849-2-1934
King OliverNew Orleans, Louisiana12-19-18814-10-1938
Kid OryLa Place, Louisiana12-25-18861-23-1973
Bee PalmerChicago, Illinois9-189412-23-1967
Anthony ParentiNew Orleans, Louisiana8-6-19004-17-1972
Tiny ParhamWinnipeg, Canada2-25-19004-4-1943
Eddie PeabodyReading, Massachusetts2-19-190211-7-1970
Manuel PerezNew Orleans, Louisiana18731946
Buddie PetitWhite Castle, Louisiana18957-4-1931
Alphonse PicouNew Orleans, Louisiana10-18-18802-4-1961
Armand J. PironNew Orleans, Louisiana8-16-18882-17-1943
Ben PollackChicago, Illinois6-22-19036-7-1971
Harry Raderman?18831939
Ma RaineyColumbus, Georgia4-26-188612-22-1939
Don RedmanPiedmont, West Virginia7-29-190011-30-1964
Django ReinhardtLiberchien, Belgium1-23-19105-16-1953
Kid RenaNew Orleans, Louisiana8-30-18984-25-1949
Harry ReserPiqua, Ohio1-17-18951967
John RobichauxThibodaux, Louisiana1-16-18661939
Adrian RolliniNew York, New York6-28-19045-15-1956
Leon RoppoloLutcher, Louisiana3-16-190210-14-1943
Pee Wee RussellMaplewood, Missouri3-27-19062-15-1969
Luis RussellBorcas Del Toro, Republic of Panama8-5-190212-11-1963
Arthur SchuttReading, Pennsylvania11-21-19021-28-1965
Bud ScottNew Orleans, Louisiana1-11-1890?7-2-1948
Cecil ScottSpringfield, Ohio11-22-19051-5-1964
Ben SelvinNew York, New York18987-15-1980
Boyd SenterNew Orleans, Louisiana11-30-18986-1982
Larry ShieldsNew Orleans, Louisiana9-13-189311-21-1953
Frank SignorelliNew York, New York5-24-190112-9-1975
Omer SimeonNew Orleans, Louisiana7-21-19029-17-1959
Zutty SingletonBunkie, Louisiana5-14-18987-14-1975
Bessie SmithChattanooga, Tennessee4-15-18959-26-1937
Clara SmithSpartanburg, South Carolina18942-1935
Jabbo SmithPembroke, Georgia12-24-19081-16-1991
Laura SmithIndianapolis, Indiana?2-1931
Mamie SmithCincinnati, Ohio5-26-188310-30-1946
Pine Top SmithTroy, Alabama6-11-19043-15-1929
Trixie SmithAtlanta, Georgia18959-21-1943
Willie “The Lion” SmithGoshen, New York11-25-18974-18-1973
Elmer SnowdenBaltimore, Maryland10-9-19005-14-1973
Muggsy SpanierChicago, Illinois11-9-19062-12-1967
Victoria SpiveyHouston, Texas10-15-190610-3-1976
Johnny St. CyrNew Orleans, Louisiana4-17-18906-17-1966
Mary StaffordMissouri18951938
Joe SullivanChicago, Illinois11-4-190610-13-1971
Wilbur SweatmanBrunswick, Missouri2-7-18823-9-1961
Erskine TateMemphis, Tennessee1-14-189512-17-1978
Eva TaylorSt. Louis, Missouri1-22-189510-31-1977
Jasper TaylorTexarkana, Texas1-1-189451964
Jack TeagardenVernon, Texas8-20-19051-15-1964
Thelma TerryBangor, Michigan9-30-19015-30-1966
Frank TeschemacherKansas City, Missouri3-13-19063-1-1932
Hociel ThomasHouston, Texas7-10-19048-22-1952
Alphonso TrentFort Smith, Arkansas10-24-190510-14-1959
Frankie TrumbauerCarbondale, Illinois5-30-19017-11-1956
Joe VenutiPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania9-16-19038-14-1978
Sippie WallaceHouston, Texas11-1-189811-1-1986
Fats WallerNew York, New York5-21-190412-15-1943
Ethel WatersChester, Pennsylvania10-31-18969-1-1977
DePriest WheelerKansas City, Missouri19034-10-1998
Clarence WilliamsPlaquemine Delta, Louisiana10-8-189811-6-1965
Edith WilsonLouisville, Kentucky9-2-18963-30-1981
Lena WilsonCharlotte, North Carolina18981939?
Paul WhitemanDenver, Colorado3-28-189012-29-1967
Jimmy YanceyChicago, Illinois19019-17-1951
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