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Dyer Jones

b. c.1890, USA, d. day unknown. Jones performed trumpet in pre-jazz and early jazz rings and had currently built a status before shifting to NY in the past due 20s. She was offered as a presented appeal with Sammy Stewart and his music group in the Arcadia Ballroom. Furthermore to Jones the music group included Charlie Green, ‘Big’ Sid Catlett and Johnny Dunn. Actually in distinguished environment such as for example these she a lot more than kept her personal. Jones seems to have provided music lessons and Valaida Snow may have analyzed trumpet with her. And Jones certainly helped her child, Dolly Jones, when she, as well, started playing trumpet. Tommy Benford informed Sally Placksin, ‘… she was fantastic… Guy, she was another thing… and Dolly was directly behind her’. Jones shows up not to possess made records.

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