Tommy Ladnier

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Birthday
28, 1900
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jun 4, 1939 (39)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1900
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jun 4, 1939 (39)

About

A trumpet player often compared to Louis Armstrong due to his exceptional talent.

Before Fame

He started playing in a local Independence band when he was fourteen years old.

Trivia

He joined the Noble Sissle Dance Band in the 1930s and toured with them for a couple of years.

Family Life

In 1920, he was married to Hazel B “Daisy” Mathews.

Associated With

He performed trumpet on many recordings for singers, including work by Ma Rainey.