Hilton Schleman

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Hilton Roy Schleman was an English author and wrote several book collections on jazz music.

Schleman was a record company publicity agent for United Artists in London.[1] His book Rhythm on Record: A Complete Survey and Register of All the Principal Recorded Dance Music from 1906 to 1936, and a Who's Who of the Artists Concerned in the Making, which was printed in 1936 by Melody Maker and reprinted in 1978 by Greenwood Press[2] remains a noted work on jazz music.[3]


  1. ^ Allen, Walter C. (editor), "Studies in Jazz Discography I", Institute for Jazz Studies at Rutgers University, 1971, p.38
  2. ^ Schleman, Hilton R. Rhythm on Record"", 1936/1978, ISBN 0313202575
  3. ^ Atkins, Jerry (1990). "Magnificent Obsession: The Discographers". JazzDiscography.com. Retrieved 2011-01-08.