Johnson, Lonnie

Johnson, (Alonzo) Lonnie

(1899–1970) jazz musician; born in New Orleans. A versatile blues guitarist, he recorded with Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong in the 1920s and accompanied dozens of blues singers between 1925–45.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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