Mezz Mezzrow (Milton Mesirow): Mezzrow, a "white" clarinetist and saxophonist was totally enamored with jazz, the blues and the influence/talent black musicians offered. Married to Johnnie Mae, a woman of color, he lived in Harlem. Also enamoured with marijuana, his dealt so much so that some even called the drug "Mezz".

Hope DeRossettMilton Mesirow