Eddie Ross  (1882-1931)
Last updated: 20.02.17
According to the Internet source given below, "Black Face" Eddie Ross [Giraud Ross Edinger] was a minstrel show and vaudeville performer, who recording sides for Victor between 1921-23. He was born in Hillsdale, Michigan, the third son of Joseph and Ida Edlinger and is said to have made his first banjo using the skin of a wild cat and a cheese box. He started vaudeville in 1909 and toured with Neil O'Brien Minstrels (1914 - 1917). He also toured with the legendary minstrel man Leroy (Lasses) White, female impersonator Julian Eltinge and Tom Brown's Six Brown Brothers. Billed as a banjo player. whistler and comedian, Victor regarded him only for his banjo in the styles of Vess L. Ossman, Fred Van Eps and Harry Reser. He died in New York.


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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 9 works by Eddie Ross (1882-1931). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.

Ross' Dog Trot (1921)
Ross' Reminiscences (1922)
Ross' Reel (1921)
Whistling Medley (1922)
Ross Papalai (1922)
Ross' Florida Cracker (1923)
Ross' Double Shuffle (1922)
Ross' Ju Ju Man (1923)
Ross' Juba (1922)