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Eubie Blake (James Hubert Blake)

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Biography

Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Songwriter ("I'm Just Wild About Harry", "You Were Meant For Me", "Memories of You"), pianist and arranger, Eubie Blake was educated at New York University. He studied the Schillinger System, and studied with Margaret Marshall and Llewellyn Wilson. He was a pianist and organist in cafés and in vaudeville and theatres.

In 1915 he joined a vaudeville team with Noble Sissle, and in 1917 he became assistant conductor to Jim Europe at the Clef Club, then he toured in a musical show organized by Europe from musicians of the US Army's 369th Infantry Regiment. Read more...

Actor

Character: Eubie Blake / Pianist

Pie, Pie Blackbird 1932

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Character: Himself - Musical Guest

Gary Busey/Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines 1979

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Character: Himself - piano

Camera Three 1955

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Character: Himself - Jazz Singer

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Himself

The Dean Martin Show 1965

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Original Score

The 33rd Annual Tony Awards 1979

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Character: Himself

Evening at Pops 1970

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