San Antonio, Texas
Jazz banjo player John H. Bragg knew Scott Joplin, played with Don Albert and lived in the center of the jazz era in Texas and beyond. Bragg shared stages with some of jazz’s greatest stars of the 1920s and 1930s and organized...
Saxophonists; singers; pianists; Jazz musicians; Dance orchestras
Jazz musician Cliff Gillette and his wife, former big band singer Ruth, remember the heyday of their musical lives when they crossed the country in the 1930s and 1940s performing with some of the most noted musicians of the era.
Jazz musicians.; Musicians--Texas.; Alamo City Jazz Society.; Trombonists--Biography.; Happy Jazz Band.; Caceres, Emilio, d. 1973.
Retired from the Air Force as dentist, Reiley went into private practice in San Antonio, where he also formed the Alamo City Jazz Band. He discusses fellow musicians and his professional experiences as a jazz trombonist.
Polish Americans--Texas;San Antonio (Tex.)--Description and travel
Sister Alexandrine was born into a Polish family and reared in a neighborhood where all of San Antonio's ethnic groups flourished - along with ther cultures and cuisines. She shares those recollections and explains the importance of the...