John Dickson "Peck" Kelley (22 October 1898 – 26 December, 1980) was an American jazz pianist. He was best known for his 1920s band Peck's Bad Boys, which included Jack Teagarden, and Pee Wee Russell. Throughout his career Kelley wished to remain anonymous, a private man who did not wish fame for himself. It is commonly accepted by jazz historians that the 1930s Will Bradley hit "Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar" is in reference and tribute to Kelley.
Emanuel "Manuel" Perez December 1871 – was an early New Orleans jazz cornetist and bandleader. Being a contemporary of Buddy Bolden, Perez is considered one of the originators, and was influential in crafting the early jazz and ragtime sound.