Jimmie Lunceford [James Melvin Lunceford] and his Orchestra
Jimmie Lunceford [James Melvin Lunceford] and his Orchestra. Thirteen piece band. Taken by Standard Photo Service, Phila, PA. [order not yet determined] Front row, left to right: [trumpets] Sy Oliver, Eddie Tompkins, Thomas Stevenson; [piano] Edward Wilcox; [sax, standing] Jimmie; [reeds] William Smith [Willie] [alto sax], Joe Thomas, Earl Carruthers. Back row, left to right: [trombones] Russell Bowles, Henry Willis; [drums] James Crawford; [guitar] Al Norris; [bass] Mose Allen. Rare Book Room owns 3 copies of this photograph: one unsigned, one signed ""To Lena Bell from 'Jimmie'" (Lena Bell Thomas worked in the Check Room, according to the 14th Anniversary Program), and one signed "To Humphrey from Jimmie."
Ann Montgomery's Little Harlem
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