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Elmer Snowden

Born: 
10/09/1900
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Died: 
05/14/1973
Years Active: 
1920's-1970's
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Elmer Snowden was a banjo player of the jazz age. He also played guitar and, in the early stages of his career, all the reed instruments. He contributed greatly to jazz in its early days as both a player and a bandleader, and is responsible for launching the careers of many top musicians.