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The Jazz Detectives: Identifying Unknown or Mislabeled Musicians

If you’re a collector of old jazz recordings you’re familiar with these scenes:

While reading through personnel list you come across “bass player unknown,” or “drums unidentified.” Somehow, somewhere along the line, the name of the musician who was playing that particular instrument on that particular date got lost.

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