Buddy Bolden

American cornetist and jazz pioneer

Buddy Bolden was an African-American cornetist who was a key figure in developing the New Orleans style of ragtime music.

Buddy Bolden
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Background information
Birth nameCharles Joseph Bolden
Born(1877-09-06)September 6, 1877
New Orleans
DiedNovember 4, 1931(1931-11-04) (aged 54)
Jackson, Louisiana
GenresJazz, blues
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsCornet

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