Jess Stacy

Soundtrack, Actor

Soundtrack, Actor


Swinging, mostly self-taught stride pianist of the big band era, initially trained on drums. The son of a railroad engineer and well-grounded in jazz from early childhood, Stacy began his professional career in the early 1920's. He first played on Mississippi and Missouri riverboats with local bands (often playing the cumbersome steam calliope), ...
Birth date
1904-08-11
Death date
1995-01-01

Known For


Sweet and Low-Down
Sweet and Low-Down
Band Piano Player (1944)
The Human Stain
The Human Stain
Soundtrack (2003)
The Sopranos
The Sopranos
Soundtrack
Sarge Goes to College
Sarge Goes to College
Pianist, The Jam Session (1947)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackThe Sopranos
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Remember When (2007) ... (performer: "Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)")
2007
SoundtrackThe Human Stain
(performer: "Honeysuckle Rose" (1929))
2003
SoundtrackSarge Goes to College
(performer: "Blues In B Flat and Old Black Joe")
1947
SoundtrackSweet and Low-Down
(performer: "I'm Making Believe" (1944), "Rachel's Dream" (1939) (uncredited))
1944
RoleTitleYear
ActorSarge Goes to College
Pianist, The Jam Session
1947
ActorSweet and Low-Down
Band Piano Player (uncredited)
1944
RoleTitleYear
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Benny Goodman: Adventures in the Kingdom of Swing (1993) ... Self
1993
SelfThe Big Party
(TV Series) Self - Eva Gabor hostess (1959) ... Self
1959