Rice, Charlie , jazz drummer; b. Philadelphia, Pa., March 1, 1920. A superb and dynamic player, he was a mainstay of the Philadelphia scene in the 1940s and 1950s. Rice had an extended stay with Jimmy Oliver’s house band at the Downbeat opposite visiting stars such as Parker, Gillespie, Bud Powell and Hank Jones during 1945 and probably into 1946 or even 1947. He then led the first house band in Club 421 with Vance Wilson, Red Garland, bassist Bob Bushneil, and trumpeter Johnny Hughes. Around this time, he rehearsed with Jimmy Heath’s big band but he was not available to do gigs with them. He toured the South Pacific with the USO (1951) with J.J. Johnson and Howard McGhee, played with Sonny Stitt and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, and Leo Parker. Rice toured and recorded with Chet Baker (1964–65), then left full-time performing to teach music in the public schools.
H. McGhee: South Pacific Jazz (1952); Stitt and Jaws at Birdland (1954). L. Parker: Let Me Tell You ’Bout it (1961). C. Baker: Colpix (1964).
"Rice, Charlie." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 21, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/rice-charlie
"Rice, Charlie." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved April 21, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/rice-charlie
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.