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The Arts - The Washington Jazz Band, a family band which performed in Southern Ontario dan

The Washington Jazz Band, a family band which performed in Southern Ontario dance halls and included national celebrity Jackie Washington (1930s).

NOTE: Resources containing hyperlinks to online materials are highlighted in Bold font

“Black Artists in Hamilton: Interviews by Jojo Chintoh.” Building Cultural Legacies Hamilton.

 

“Black History Month: Who Were the Jubilee Singers.” (2014). Olive Tree Genealogy

“Home”. (2021). Harrison Kennedy.

 

“Jackie Washington.” (2011) Canadian Encyclopedia.

 

“Roger Ferreira.” Building Cultural Legacies Hamilton.

 

“Thomas J. Holland is Called to Rest: Was Last Surviving Member of the Noted O’Bannyon (sic) Jubilee Singers.” Hamilton Herald, June 11, 1928.

 

[GitarCarl]. (2010). Jackie Washington - 1991 Toronto pt 1 - When The Sun Goes Down. [Video]. YouTube.

 

[GitarCarl]. (2010). Jackie Washington - 1991 Toronto pt 2 - The Best of Everything. [Video]. YouTube.

 

[GitarCarl]. (2010). Jackie Washington - 1991 Toronto pt 3 - Roll Me Baby. [Video]. YouTube.

 

[GitarCarl]. (2010). Jackie Washington - 1991 Toronto pt 4 - Young Man’s Blues. [Video]. YouTube.

 

Aaron Parry. (2021). Deeply Rooted: A Hamilton Black History Activity Book. Afro Canadian Caribbean Association.

 

Al-X. (1995). “Hamilton’s First Family of Jazz and Blues,” View, 9.

 

Archives: Jackie Washington. McMaster Libraries. 

 

Cohen, Ari A. [Director]. (2006). I Want to Be Happy: The Jackie Washington Story [Documentary].

 

Graham Rockingham. “Jackie Washington, 89: Hamilton jazz icon.” Toronto Star, June 30, 2009.

 

Hamilton Public Library Local History and Archives. (2009). Washington, Jackie: scrapbook. Hamilton Public Library. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C436059]

 

Jackie Washington. (1981). Jackie Washington. Hamilton, ON. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C2413]

 

Jackie Washington. (1995). Keeping Out of Mischief / Jackie Washington [Music CD]. Borealis. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C492760]

 

Jackie Washington. (1998). Midnight choo choo / Jackie Washington [Music CD]. Borealis. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C485904]

 

Jackie Washington. (1999). We’ll meet again: Live in concert recordings / Jackie Washington, Mose Scarlett, Ken Whiteley [Music CD]. Borealis. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C492761]

 

James Strecker. (1988). Talks with Jackie Washington. Image Publishing. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C7669]

Katrina Clarke. “Author of new activity book about Black Hamiltonians hopes it fills a curriculum.” Hamilton Spectator, July 31, 2021.

 

KC Hoard. “Hamilton artist Esmaa Mohamoud hopes new exhibition inspires conversations about race.” Hamilton Spectator, April 24, 2021.

 

KC Hoard. “Hamilton’s first BIPOC film festival premiering in May at The Westdale theatre.” Hamilton Spectator, March 15, 2021.

 

Mark McNeil. “The Legend of the Washingtons,” Hamilton Spectator, March 28, 1987.

Mark Newman. “‘The Journey, Emancipation to Liberation’ by Israel Crooks comes to Concession Street.” Hamilton Spectator, May 10, 2022.

 

Ric Taylor. “Life of Brian.” VIEW, May 25, 2019.


Songs sung by the famous Canadian Jubilee Singers, the Royal Paragon Male Quartette, and Imperial Orchestra: Five Years’ Tour of the United States. (188?). Duncan Lith Co.