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Nick LaRocca (1889–1961)

Songwriter ("Tiger Rag"), composer, conductor and cornetist, educated in high school and thereafter a cornetist, leader and manager of the The Original Dixieland Jazz Band. He played at Rosenweber's in New York during World War I, and toured throughout the United States and Europe until the group's dissolution in 1925, but he made many recordings.... See full bio »

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 2013 Big Sur (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 2011 De la B a la Z (TV Series) (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 2010 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Return to Normalcy (2010) ... (writer: "At The Jazz Band Ball", "Ostrich Walk" - uncredited)
- Boardwalk Empire (2010) ... (writer: "Battle Hymn of the Republic/Livery Stable Blues/Taps/Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 2009 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (Documentary) (writer: "At the Jazz Band Ball" - as Nick La Rocca)
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (writer: "OSTRICH WALK" - as James La Rocca)
 2008 Leatherheads (writer: "Tiger Rag" - as D.J. La Rocca)
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (writer: "Tiger Rag" (1952))
 2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (Documentary) (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha (music: "Tiger Rag" (1918) - as D.J. La Rocca)
 2004 Yes Acoustic (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 2002 Livshunger (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (writer: "TIGER RAG")
 1999 Double Jeopardy (as D.J. LaRocca, "Tiger Rag")
 1997 Flubber (writer: "TIGER RAG")
 1994 Bullets Over Broadway ("At The Jazz Band Ball")
 1993 Degenerate Art (TV Movie documentary) ("Tiger Rag")
 1989 Loverboy (writer: "Tiger Rag" - as D. James LaRocca)
 1985 The Sid Saga Part 1 (Short) (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 1981 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Hold That Tiger")
 1978 Pretty Baby (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1966 Mickie Finn's (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1966) ... (writer: "Tiger Rag (Hold That Tiger)")
 1963 The Lively Ones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (1963) ... (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 1960-1961 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- What's My Lion? (1961) ... (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
- Parlez-Vous English? (1960) ... (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1960 The Revlon Revue (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A 70th Birthday Salute to Paul Whiteman (1960) ... (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1960 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- How to Be Head of the House (1960) ... (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1955 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 November 1955 (1955) ... (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 1954 Dixieland Droopy (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1951 Grounds for Marriage (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1950 No Way Out (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1947 Variety Girl (writer: "TIGER RAG")
 1947 Uncle Tom's Cabaña (Short) (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1946 Black Angel (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1944 Hi, Beautiful (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1943 Freddie Fisher and His Band (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1942 Fine Feathered Friend (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1942 Puss n' Toots (Short) (lyrics: "Tiger Rag") / (music: "Tiger Rag" - as La Rocca)
 1942 Juke Box Jenny (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 1941 Birth of the Blues (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1940 Strike Up the Band (writer: "Tiger Rag" (1918) - uncredited)
 1940 Under Your Hat (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1940 Rhythm on the River (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1940 Hold That Tiger (Short) (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 1940 Sandy Is a Lady (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 1939 At the Circus (writer: "Tiger Rag" (1918) - uncredited)
 1938 Hits and Bits of 1938 (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 1938 Saturday Night Swing Club (Short) ("The Jazzband Ball")
 1938 Little Miss Broadway (music: "Tiger Rag" (1918) - uncredited)
 1938 The First Hundred Years (writer: "Tiger Rag" (1918) - uncredited)
 1938 Sin-copation (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1937 The Singing Marine (writer: "Tiger Rag" (1918) - uncredited)
 1936 Vitaphone Internationals (Short) (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1936 Harry Reser and His Eskimos (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1936 Oh, Susanna! (music: "Tiger Rag" (1918) - uncredited)
 1936 The Old Mill Pond (Short) (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1936 Soft Lights and Sweet Music (writer: "Tiger Rag")
 1935 The Old Homestead (writer: "Tiger Rag (Hold That Tiger)")
 1935 Betty Boop and Grampy (Short) (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1935 An All-Colored Vaudeville Show (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" (1918) - uncredited)
 1935 The Wishing Stone (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1933 Use Your Imagination (Short) (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1933 That's the Spirit (Short) (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1932 Smash Your Baggage (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1932 I Ain't Got Nobody (Short) (writer: "TIGER RAG")
 1932 Goopy Geer (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" (1918) - uncredited)
 1931 Bimbo's Initiation (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag")
 1931 Ups 'n Downs (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1931 The Happiness Remedy (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1929 Is Everybody Happy? (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1929 Grace Johnston and The Indiana Five (Short) (writer: "Clarinet Marmalade" - uncredited)
 1929/II Horace Heidt and His Californians (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1928 The Band Beautiful (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1928 Gus Arnheim and His Ambassadors (Short) (writer: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1928/III Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
 1928 Walt Roesner and the Capitolians (Short) (music: "Tiger Rag" - uncredited)
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