Edward Elzear "Zez" Confrey (April 3, 1895 – November 22, 1971) was an American composer and performer of novelty piano and jazz music. His most noted works were "Kitten on the Keys" and "Dizzy Fingers." Studying at the Chicago Musical College and becoming enthralled by French impressionists played a critical role in how he composed and performed music.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 3rd, 1895 (Peru), Died November 22nd, 1971 (Lakewood Township)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, leader, lyricist, songwriter, arranger
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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Confrey, Zez," accessed June 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104002.
Confrey, Zez. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104002.
"Confrey, Zez." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.
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