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April Birthdays - Musicians

 

April 1 "Sweet" Emma Barrett p (3/25/1898) 1897 New Orleans LA
April 1 Rev. Louis Overstreet g/ARHOOLIE REC 1921 Lakeland LA
April 2 Ernie "Cag" Cagnolatti Ernie Joseph "Cag" Cagnolatti t 1911 Madisonville LA
April 2 Warren Bell Sr. reed 1929 New Orleans LA
April 3 Walter "Fats" Pichon p/QRS REC 1906 New Orleans LA
April 3 Frank Demond trom with Preserv 1933 Los Angeles CA
April 3 Paul D. "Polo" Barnes cl, s 1981 New Orleans LA 78
April 3 John Thomas Griffin v with Cowboy Mouth New Orleans LA
April 3 John Mooney blues v & gtr New Orleans LA
April 4 Big Chief Jolly George Landry v 1917 New Orleans LA
April 4 Alvin "Red" Tyler sax 1998 New Orleans LA 72
April 4 Ernie Johnson v/PAULA REC Winnsboro LA
April 5 Otis Rene Jr. Exclusive/Excelsior Rec 1970 Los Angeles CA 71
April 5 Louis Nelson tbn 1990 New Orleans LA 87
April 6 Jimmy Carpenter sax 1959 Greensboro NC
April 6 Barry Smith LA Music Factory New Orleans LA
April 7 Dave Nelson t, piano, arranger 1946 New York NY 41
April 7 Ernie "Cag" Cagnolatti Ernie Joseph "Cag" Cagnolatti t 1983 New Orleans LA 72
April 7 Isiah Morgan trumpet New Orleans LA
April 8 Frank Bonasinga p, l 1900 New Orleans LA
April 8 George Dixon t, sax 1909 New Orleans LA
April 8 Shannon Powell d 1962 New Orleans LA
April 8 Darryl Montana chief yellow pocahontas New Orleans LA
April 9 Joe "Sharkey" Bonano t 1899 Milneberg LA
April 9 Black Billy Sunday gospel/PARAMOUNT REC 1936 New Orleans LA 67
April 9 Rockin' Sidney Sidney Simien accordion, harmonica 1938 LEBEAU LA
April 9 Edwin "Eddie" Edwards trom 1963 New York NY
April 9 Clarence "Junie Boy/Mule" Brown drummer for Fats, Willie Tee, Hawketts 2003 New Orleans LA 62
April 10 "King" Oliver cor 1938 Savannah GA 53
April 11 "Nick" LaRocca Dominic James Larocca c 1889 New Orleans LA
April 11 Richard Berry songw/LOUIE LOUIE 1935 Extension LA
April 12 Johnny Dodds cl 1892 Waverly LA
April 12 Andrew "Blueblood" McMahon b 1926 Delhi LA
April 13 Cosimo Matassa recording engineer 1926 New Orleans LA
April 13 Lester Bouchon tenor 1962 New Orleans LA 55
April 13 Brice Miller 1974 New Orleans LA
April 13 Alonzo Stewart New Orleans LA
April 14 DL Menard 1932 Erath LA
April 14 Al Morgan bass, tu 1974 Los Angeles CA 65
April 14 Vic Gaspard New Orleans LA
April 14 Derek "Kabuki" Shezbie New Orleans LA
April 15 Herb Jones v/THE JONES BROTHERS 1907 Crowley LA
April 15 Little Sonny Jones v/SPECIALTY/IMPERIAL 1931 New Orleans LA
April 15 Mighty Sam McClain v 1943 Winnsboro LA
April 15 Jack Willis trum New Orleans LA
April 16 Alton Purnell p/BUCK JOHNSON 1911 New Orleans LA
April 16 John Delafose accord/zydeco 1939 Duralde LA
April 17 Gus Mueller Gutave Mueller clar 1890 New Orleans LA
April 17 Johnny St. Cyr bjo, g 1890 New Orleans LA
April 17 Henry "Red" Allen Jr trum 1967 New York NY 59
April 17 Tony Parenti 1972 New York NY 71
April 17 Earl King Earl Silas Johnson g/songw 2003 New Orleans LA 69
April 18 Little Brother Montgomery p 1906 Kentwood LA
April 18 Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown g/PEACOCK REC 1924 Vinton LA
April 18 James Rivers sax, bagpipes
April 18 Tony Schiro New Orleans LA
April 19 Jimmie Noone clar 1944 Los Angeles CA 48
April 19 Damion Francois New Orleans LA
April 20 Emile Christian tb,sb, t 1895 New Orleans LA 78
April 20 Tony Jackson p 1921 Chicago IL 44
April 21 Leo Adde halfway house, d 1904 New Orleans LA
April 21 Freddie Assunto tb 1966 Las Vegas NV 37
April 21 Blanche Thomas v/IMPERIAL REC 1977 New Orleans LA 54
April 21 James Rivers New Orleans LA
April 22 Lemon Nash bjo, gui 1898 Lakeland LA
April 22 Avery "Kid" Howard t 1908 New Orleans LA
April 22 Johnny Fasullo dj New Orleans LA
April 22 Ricky Paulin New Orleans LA
April 23 Jimmie Noone clar 1895 Cut Off LA
April 23 Lonesome Sundown g/EXCELLO REC 1995 Gonzales LA 66
April 24 Allen Jaffe Preservation Hall 1935 Pottsville PA
April 25 Dr. Leonard Bechet tb 1877 New Orleans LA
April 25 Sal Franzella reeds 1915 New Orleans LA
April 26 Shep Sheppard 1945 New Orleans LA
April 25 Kid Rena Henry Rena t 1949 New Orleans LA 50
April 25 Huey P Meaux prod/songw 2011 Winnie Tx
April 26 Fat Man Williams p 1920 New Orleans LA
April 26 Roy Perkins v/cajun 1935 Lafayette LA
April 26 Matt Lemmler p 1967
April 27 Maxine Brown vocalist with The Browns 1932 Sampti LA
April 27 Ray Lopez Raymond Lopez 1970 New Orleans LA 70
April 27 Al Hirt 1999 New Orleans LA 76
April 28 Phil Guy g/JSP REC 1940 Lettsworth LA
April 28 Whispering Smith hca/EXCELLO 1984 Baton Rouge LA 52
April 29 Sammy Rimington trad reed 1942 Paddock Wood, Kent
April 30 Frankie Lee Sims g/SPECIALTY REC 1917 New Orleans LA
April 30 Bobby Marchan Oscar James Gibson v/HUEY "PIANO" SMITH 1930 Youngstown OH
April 30 Alfred Williams drummer 1963 New Orleans LA 62
April 30 Earl Crumb New Orleans LA
April 30 Lawrence Duhe New Orleans LA

 

 

 

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