Lil Armstrong and Little Harlem musicians and dancers
Group performance picture. Eight female dancers. Twelve piece band. Two couples in center, and one couple shaking hands (Ann Montgomery?) Lil Armstrong in the top hat, holding a conductor's baton. Stuff Smith's former band. Date must be 1935, just before Lil heads back to Chicago. Top row, from left: Milt Robinson (trombone), [Paul Butler?not pictured?] Johnny Washington (drums), Sylvester Turpin (bass), Jimmy Sherman (piano). Front row, from left: Jonah Jones, Sleepy Tomlin, Henry Clay (trumpets), Luke Stewart (guitar), Al Williams, Al Gibson, Teddy McRae, George Clarke (saxophones).
Ann Montgomery's Little Harlem
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