BC: There are many other musicians of the Harlem Reniassance, but those were some of the more famous ones.
FC: Some Famous Musicians of the Harlem Renaissance
1: Duke Ellington. . . known for being one of the greatest jazz composers and performers.
2: Louis Armstrong. . . the jazz leader.
3: Bessie Smith. . . one of the most popular blues singers of her time.
4: Ma Rainey the Mother of Blues. . . came up with many popular songs and dances with her husband Pa Rainey.
5: Marian Anderson. . . was the first black woman to recieve the Bok Award from the city of Philadelphia.
6: Fletcher Henderson. . . had his own orchestra that played Swing.
7: Jelly Roll Morton. . . one of the first piano players and composers of jazz. His smile was known as the "diamond studded smile".
8: Fats Waller. . . a man who had a humorous and joyous style of performing and composing.