William "Willy" Cornish (August 1, 1875 – January 12, 1942) was an early jazz musician – known for his being very active on the New Orleans scene playing, leading bands, and teaching music for decades. He was a member of Buddy Bolden's pioneering New Orleans style band, playing valve trombone. He was also an early member of the Eureka Brass Band.
- "Buddy Bolden's New Orleans Music Or the Barber of Franklin Street: A Biographical Sketch". ChickenBones. July 8, 2008. Retrieved April 1, 2009.[unreliable source?]
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