Lovie Austin


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Lovie Austin

Born: Cora Calhoun September 19, 1887 Chattanooga, TN

Died:July 10, 1972, Chicago IL

Piano, Blues Piano, Jazz, Blues, Classic Blues, Vaudville, Bandleader, Composer, Arranger, Tennessee, Chicago, 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s

Piano, Blues Piano, Jazz, Blues, Classic Blues, Bandleader, Composer, Arranger, Tennessee, Chicago, 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s

Discography:

Year Title Genre Label
1994 1924-1926 Jazz blues Classic
1961 Alberta Hunter with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders Jazz Allegro Corporation

Selected discography

  • (With Alberta Hunter) “Down Hearted Blues,” 1922.
  • (With Alberta Hunter) “Chirping the Blues,” 1923.
  • (With Ida Cox) “Any Woman’s Blues,” 1923.
  • (With Ida Cox) “Bama Bound Blues,” 1923.
  • (With Ida Cox) “Bleeding Hearted Blues,” 1923.
  • (With Edmonia Henderson and Blues Serenaders) “Brown Skin Man,” Paramount, 1923.
  • (With Ma Rainey and Blues Serenaders) “Bo-Weevil Blues,” Paramount, 1923.
  • (With Ida Cox and Blues Serenaders) “Blues Ain’t Nothin’ Else But!,” Paramount, 1924.
  • (With Ida Cox and Blues Serenaders) “Cherry Pickin’ Blues,” Paramount, 1924.
  • (With Ethel Waters and Blues Serenaders) “Craving Blues,” Paramount, 1924.
  • (With Ma Rainey and Blues Serenaders) “Ya-Da-Do,” Paramount, 1924.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Steppin’ on the Blues,” Paramount, rec. 1924.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Charleston Mad,” Paramount, 1925.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Chicago Mess Around,” Paramount, 1926.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Jackass Blues,” Paramount, 1926.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Merrie Maker’s Twine,” Paramount, 1926.
  • (With Chippie Hill and Blues Serenaders) “Charleston Blues,” Riverside, 1946.
  • (With Alberta Hunter and Blues Serenaders)¬†Alberta Hunter with Lovie Austin and her Blues Serenaders, Prestige, 1962.
  • The Chronological Lovie Austin 1924-1926, Melodie Jazz Classic, 1998.

Jazzology:

http://www.jazzology.com/search.php?search=Lovie+Austin

Honking Duck:

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/lovie_austin_blue_serenaders

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/lovie_austin_and_her_blues_serenaders

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/lovie_austin

Recorded With:

Ma Rainey, Ida Cox, Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters, Priscilla Stewart, Viola Bartlett, J Churchill, Julia Davis, Edmonia Henderson, Edna Hicks, Hattie McDaniel, Ozie McPherson, Ford and Ford

Videos:

Art Villa:

http://www.artvilla.com/lovie-austin-women-jazz-musicians/

Music Tonic:

http://musictonic.com/music/Lovie+Austin#v=gWmz29_invU

YouZeek:

http://youzeek.com/?Artist=Lovie+Austin&page=Biography&lng=EN

Books:

In Stormy Weather:

http://books.google.com/books?id=Sq4eXS-IbngC&pg=PA26&lpg=PA26&dq=lovie+austin&source=bl&ots=x51N8UpUbv&sig=6551knIvSRbu-cVt4XnCrfBbXww&hl=en&sa=X&ei=5-MXU-rWMY-IogST6YHgDw&ved=0CGsQ6AEwCTge#v=onepage&q=lovie%20austin&f=false

In Moanin Low:

http://books.google.com/books?id=YpWIfGgSpR8C&pg=PA110&lpg=PA110&dq=lovie+austin&source=bl&ots=pR1rVo9C56&sig=QhtePUuF5h28FtP_K3rSdcs2Urw&hl=en&sa=X&ei=juYXU8j7K4LyoATKl4DICg&ved=0CCYQ6AEwADgo#v=onepage&q=lovie%20austin&f=false

Vaudeville Encyclopedia: Old and New excerpt:

http://books.google.com/books?id=XFnfnKg6BcAC&pg=PA48&lpg=PA48&dq=lovie+austin&source=bl&ots=5uvFnQubwY&sig=pIi8KGW2AHC3eyt0YNeIouR8Gts&hl=en&sa=X&ei=5-MXU-rWMY-IogST6YHgDw&ved=0CCYQ6AEwADge#v=onepage&q=lovie%20austin&f=false

Classic Jazz Excerpt:

http://books.google.com/books?id=e1SBuNFZolAC&pg=PA22&lpg=PA22&dq=lovie+austin&source=bl&ots=RpgctTH7JK&sig=Jga-yl3jJr-Rval-lxP4yCLavvo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=5-MXU-rWMY-IogST6YHgDw&ved=0CEAQ6AEwAzge#v=onepage&q=lovie%20austin&f=false

In Black Recording Artist”s:

http://books.google.com/books?id=TBB0Jh4QlOcC&pg=PA307&lpg=PA307&dq=lovie+austin&source=bl&ots=oxeRbOVMue&sig=YryZi3pcF-fQeCeQMUhx288u1b8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=juYXU8j7K4LyoATKl4DICg&ved=0CEYQ6AEwBTgo#v=onepage&q=lovie%20austin&f=false

Rough Guide to Jazz:

http://books.google.com/books?id=I5wrGL-a-Q8C&pg=PP38&lpg=PP38&dq=lovie+austin&source=bl&ots=qxwqFJMvfQ&sig=xgr1_BW_uFpEOT-dt87ZbSVKa7s&hl=en&sa=X&ei=9-wXU-aOFNDCoATXh4HwDA&ved=0CDcQ6AEwATg8#v=onepage&q=lovie%20austin&f=false

In Blues Before Sunrise:

http://books.google.com/books?id=r3PBQ8LYFWcC&pg=PA47&lpg=PA47&dq=lovie+austin&source=bl&ots=8r753WYFTR&sig=vnMoO0N7HCSblfOEeTxR7LCkXOo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=9-wXU-aOFNDCoATXh4HwDA&ved=0CGEQ6AEwBzg8#v=onepage&q=lovie%20austin&f=false

Big Ears:

http://books.google.com/books?id=IidIaAhCkJkC&pg=PA49&lpg=PA49&dq=lovie+austin&source=bl&ots=eEkQe3SUy7&sig=Tf3VGcqYxFpdo1RKwtbidgrq8Ic&hl=en&sa=X&ei=wOcXU5DwCZfFoATvroBo&ved=0CEoQ6AEwAzgy#v=onepage&q=lovie%20austin&f=false

Bios:

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovie_Austin

Academia.edu:

http://www.academia.edu/3718534/Biographical_Sketch_Black_female_blues_pianist_LOVIE_AUSTIN_1887-1972_by_gloria-yvonne_in_WOMEN_BUILDING_CHICAGO

Answers.com:

http://www.answers.com/topic/lovie-austin-2

Jazz Biographies:

http://www.jazzbiographies.com/Biography.aspx?ID=6631

Red Hot Jazz:

http://www.redhotjazz.com/austin.html

http://www.redhotjazz.com/la1.html

BBC:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/3a441ce3-4200-4a92-831f-ba3359868a5f

Survey of Women in Jazz:

http://surveyofwomeninjazz.com/eras-of-jazz/women-of-jazz/lovei-austin/

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/634888-Lovie-Austin

AllMusic:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/lovie-austin-mn0002318937

http://www.discogs.com/artist/634896-Lovie-Austins-Blues-Serenaders

http://www.discogs.com/artist/634896-Lovie-Austins-Blues-Serenaders?noanv=1

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/2686d8a8-cc6d-412b-ba41-7b4ab4bcd42b

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/3a441ce3-4200-4a92-831f-ba3359868a5f

Around the Web:

African American Registry:

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/lovie-austin-gone-never-forgotten

Jazz Lives:

https://jazzlives.wordpress.com/2013/01/01/start-the-new-year-hot-remembering-lovie-austin-at-whitley-bay-2012-rene-hagmann-thomas-winteler-jens-lindgren-martin-litton-roly-veitch-josh-duffee/

The Pop of Yestercentury:

http://yestercenturypop.com/2013/03/20/lovie-austin-a-greater-talent/

Yehoodi.com:

http://www.yehoodi.com/comment/175812/happy-birthday-lovie-austin/

Noisey:

http://noisey.vice.com/en_ca/blog/ten-musical-pioneers-youve-never-heard-of-the-girls

The Staircase Project:

http://heroesofbluesjazzandcountrystaircase.com/tag/lovie-austin/

Blondie Cuts a Rug:

http://blondiecutsarug.blogspot.com/2013/09/lovie-austin.html

SentirelBlues:

http://sentirelblues.blogspot.com/2014/01/lovie-austin.html

Concrete Loop:

http://concreteloop.com/2008/06/black-history-spotlight-lovie-austin

Hey Paley:

http://www.heypally78rpms.com/2012/06/lovie-austin-her-blues-serenaders-tommy.html

Musicear:

http://lovie-austin.musikear.com/

Wild Women of Song:

http://wildwomenofsong.wordpress.com/tag/lovie-austin/

Songs:

Internet Archive:

https://archive.org/search.php?query=lovie%20austin

8Tracks:

http://8tracks.com/search/lovie%20austin/results

Graveyard Dream 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Moanin Groanin Blues 1923: Ida Cox vocal:

Maybe Someday 1923: Alberta Hunter vocals:

EXperience Blues 1923: Alberta Hunter Vocals:

Any Woman’s Blues 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Last Minute Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Barrel House Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Lawdy, Lawdy Blues 1923: Ida Cox Vocals:

I’ve Got the Blues For Rampart Street 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Worried Mama Blues 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Bad Luck Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Those All Night Long Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Moonshine Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Mad Man Blues 1923: J.Churchill vocals:

Last Minute Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Southern Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Walking Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

So Soon This Morning 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Bear-Mash Blues 1923: Ida Cox Vocals:

Bo-Weavil Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Brown Skin Man 1924: Edmonia Henderson vocals:

Charleston Mad 1924: Priscilla Stewart vocals:

Lost Wandering Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Honey, Where You Been So Long 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Ya-Do-Da 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Dream Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Those Dogs Of Mine 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Lucky Rock Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

South Bound Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Lawd Send Me a Man Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Ma Rainey’s Mystery Record 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Black Hand Blues 1924: Julia Davis vocals:

Jelly Roll Blues 1924: Edmonia Henderson vocals:

Blues Ain’t Nothin’ But 1924: Ida Cox Vocals:

Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues 1924: Ida Cox vocals:

Steppin on the Blues 1924:

Heebie Jeebies 1925:

Peepin Blues 1925:

Kentucky Man Blues 1924: Ida Cox vocals:

Booze and Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Shave em Dry Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Farewell Daffy Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Traveling Blues 1924: Edmonia Henderson vocals:

Skeeg-a-Lee Blues 1924: Ford and Ford Vocals:

Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues 1924: Ida Cox vocals:

Tennessee Blues 1925: Viola Bartlette Vocals:

Mojo Blues 1925:

Rampart Street Blues 1925:

Too Sweet for Words 1925:

Don’t Shake it No More 1925:

Black Crepe Blues 1925: Ida Cox vocals:

Coffin Blues 1925: Ida Cox vocals:

One Time Woman Blues 1925: Ida Cox vocals:

Walk Easy Cause My Papa’s Here 1926: Viola Bartlette vocals:

Jackass Blues 1926:

Frog Tongue Stomp 1926:

Chicago Mess Around 1926:

In the Alley Blues 1926:

Merry Makers Twine 1926:

Dentist Chair Blues 1 and 2 1929: Hattie McDainel vocals:

St. Louis Blues 1962: Alberta Hunter Vocals:

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