Here's a private recording of Mary Lou Williams backing Inez Cavanaugh (Timme's life companion) on "Every Time I Feel the Spirit," together with a video montage of photos from the Timme Rosenkrantz Collection at the University of Southern Denmark.

A profile of Timme and Inez in Donald Clarke’s Donald’s Encyclopedia of Popular Music: .
Donald Clarke's home page is here:

The Timme Rosenkrantz Collection at the University of Southern Denmark's Odense Library:
An English translation of this page is here:

The Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University Libraries:

Information about jazz critic and historian Dan Morgenstern, director of Rutgers' Institute of Jazz Studies (see above), author of Jazz People, and author of the chapter "I Remember Timme" for Harlem Jazz Adventures:
Dan's Wikipedia entry
A festschrift honoring Dan in Current Research in Jazz
2007 NEA Jazz Master award (the nations's highest honor in jazz)
Marc Myers' interview with Dan on

The New Jersey Jazz Society, and Jersey Jazz, its monthly jazz journal:

Chris Albertson — artist, friend of Timme's, and author of the blog Stomp Off! — reminisces about good times with Timme:
A 1953 Jam Session Emerges from the Closet (includes two recordings from the jam session!)
High in a Basement Penthouse

The Mary Lou Williams Foundation:
More on Mary Lou Williams:

All about Bud Powell:

WNEW-AM: The best radio station--in the world!

Una Mae Carlisle:

Milt Gabler and Commodore Records:
Commodore Records compilation album:

Don Gabor and Continental/Remington Records:
Also see:

A short article by Timme, in Danish. Some related comments in English.

Scandinavian Offshore Radio. Timme is mentioned in the first paragraph.

Stanley Dance reminisces about the Queen Mary, Timme, and New York in the Swing Era:

Inez Cavanaugh is listed in Tom Lord’s The JAZZ Discography (search the page for her name) as having recorded in 15 sessions between 1938-1969. More detailed info is available via subscription. For unissued sessions not listed in this source, see Discography (Rosenkrantz for the Record) in the book’s Appendix.

Jazz on the Tube features music videos and recordings from the likes of Art Tatum, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and many other jazz greats whom Timme knew personally.

A University of Oregon undergraduate’s short term paper on Timme. Mike Matloff worked on this book and built our website.

Ian Bradley, passionate devotee of Duke Ellington's music, has dedicated an entry in his blog Villes Ville to Timme:

When you're in New York City, stop by Big Apple Jazz Tours and let Gordon Polatnick show you around the city that never sleeps. His jazz tours are highly recommended.

Wanna get the latest scoop on the jazz scene? Check out our good friends at, for whom our illustrious editor Fradley Garner writes a column. Here's his profile:

Check out Curt Phillips' GI Jive radio show for classic big-band jazz and swing. If you live in the Emory, Virginia area, you can listen to it on Emory and Henry College's WEHC 90.7 FM, or stream it live on the Web via WEHC's website (click on the LISTEN LIVE button when Curt's show is scheduled).

Looking for a good place to catch some jazz, or book your next gig? Check out Peter Maguire's Jazz Clubs Worldwide, with links to more than 3,000 clubs in over 100 countries, plus info on labels, agents, promoters, festivals, and much more.

They're gettin' down in London town! Check out London's smokin' hot live-jazz scene on Sebastian Scotney's LondonJazz Blog.

It's back in action! Cadence Magazine, the independent journal of creative improvised music—and a staple of the jazz community for many years—has found a new publisher. Check it out here:


Big Apple bound? Check out the city's only homegrown jazz gazette,
The New York City Jazz Record (


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