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Garland Wilson

Garland Lorenzo Wilson (June 13, 1909 – May 31, 1954) was an American jazz pianist born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, perhaps best known for his work with Nina Mae McKinney. Wilson was a boogie-woogie and stride pianist.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 13th, 1909 (Martinsburg), Died May 31st, 1954 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W151783 10-in. 9/11/1931 Little Joe Garland Wilson Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W151784 10-in. 9/11/1931 The viper song Garland Wilson Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
OKeh W405134 10-in. 2/2/1932 Memories of you Garland Wilson Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W405135 10-in. 2/2/1932 Rockin' chair Garland Wilson Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wilson, Garland," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105576.

Wilson, Garland. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105576.

"Wilson, Garland." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105576

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