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Jay McShann

James Columbus (Jay or Hootie) McShann (January 12, 1916 – December 7, 2006) was an American blues and swing pianist, bandleader, and singer. McShann was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and began working as a professional musician in 1931, performing around Tulsa, Oklahoma and neighboring Arkansas. He moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1936, and set up his own big band, which featured Charlie Parker (from 1937 to 1942), Bernard Anderson, Ben Webster and Walter Brown. Read more on

Jay McShann has 7 songs that have been featured in movies like American Splendor, Hanging Up and Married Life. What is your favorite song by Jay McShann?


Songs from Jay McShann

Blue Devil Jump (1977)
Taint Nobody's Bizness (If I Do) (1923)
Once Upon A Time
Black Train Blues
Thinking About My Baby
You Turned Your Back On Me

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