I have an old player roll entitled "The G.O.P. March, played by
the Composer, Charles Kisco." It is on a Mignon roll, number 2554.
I have tried to find out more about this march, and can learn nothing.
Do you have any information about it?
Vero Beach, Florida
[ At http://www.pianola.co.nz/artists/shoemaker.html --
[ "(Robert) Shoemaker's name also appears on rolls produced by the
[ smaller Mignon company of Bridgeport, Connecticut, around 1920 --
[ one example being "The American Legion - March" by Vandersloot,
[ composed in 1920. The roll was issued as #2432, played as a duet
[ with Charley Kisco, who later became a well-known composer and
[ Charles W. "Charley" Kisco (1896-1985) was a pianist in a vaudeville
[ orchestra at 14 and he recorded player-piano rolls. He also was
[ a pianist in vaudeville theaters and for the George White Scandals
[ before turning to composition. Ref. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0457123/bio
[ -- Robbie