THE BOOKS

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Page 76

Jelly Roll Morton​

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Page 96

Satchmo​​

Creole Gumbo and All That Jazz​

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Page 103
Freddie Keppard​

Page 186

Joe "King" Oliver

Page 197

Bessie Smith

The author, Howard Mitcham, was a friend of Rhys' father, and he commissioned Rhys to create five drawings for his book when she was twenty years old. In those days, Emilie Rhys went by simply "Emily Davis" until later utilizing her middle name "Rhys" as her professional artist name.