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Jack Palmer


Pianist, Composer

(1900 - 1976)

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Jack Palmer, a self-educated pianist and composer, was born in Nashville, Tennessee. Amongst jazz standards, his best known songs include “Everybody Loves My Baby” (1924) and “I’ve Found a New Baby” (1926), both written with Spencer Williams.

Working as a Tin Pan Alley staff writer, Palmer co-wrote dozens of songs, many for motion picture soundtracks, including the two hits, “Boog It” (1940) with Cab Calloway and Buck Ram and “Jumpin’ Jive” (1939) with Cab Calloway and Frank Froeba.

The composer Jack Palmer should not be confused with trumpeter Jack Palmer (1913-2000) who played in the Red Norvo, Harry James, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw bands.

- Jeremy Wilson


Andy Bey & The Bey Sisters

Andy Bey & The Bey Sisters (Includes "Everybody Loves My Baby")



Body & Soul

Grady Tate (Includes "Everybody Loves My Baby")



Under Paris Skies

Pearl Django (Includes "I've Found a New Baby")



Giant Strides

Dave McKenna (Includes "I've Found a New Baby")



Are You Hep to the Jive?

Cab Calloway (Includes "Boog It")



Jumpin' Jive

Cab Calloway
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