WC Handy Orchestra of Memphis ca. 1918, From: Robert R Church collection
Unidentified American “Mandolin Orchestra” ca. 1905; Note the 12 string Guitar-Banjo.
“Ragged But Right” Book by: Lynn Abbott & Doug Seroff; 2007 Univerity of Mississippi Press
The Peking: The Rise and Fall of Chicago’s First Black-Owned Theater. By: Thomas Bauman (2014) University of Illinois Press
Swing Along: The Musical Life of WIll Marion Cook By: Marva Griffin Carter. (2008) Oxford University Press
Black Europe: The Sounds and Images of Black People in Europe By: Bergmeier, Green, Lotz, Rye, Zwarg. (2013) Bear Family Records of Germany
Ragtime: It’s History, Composers and Music By: John Edward Hasse (1985) Schirmer Books
“Old Rags” Flying Dutchman LP cover & Original Notes (1974) BDLI 0549
“Come & Trip It: Instrumental Dance Music 1780s-1920s” LP record and notes (1978) New World 293, rereleased on CD 80293 with booklet.
“An Experiment In Modern Music; Paul Whiteman at Aeolian Hall” LP record of early 1920’s recordings, reconstructing the concert of 1924 which presented Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” Smithsonian DMM2-0518 (Out-Of-Print)