Happy 104th Birthday, Sy Oliver! (12/17/1910)

Happy 104th Birthday, Sy Oliver! (12/17/1910). Oliver recorded with Zach Whyte’s Chocolate Beau Brummels in Richmond in 1929. “West End Blues” appeared on Gennett 6798, Champion 15714, 33010 & 40016, and Supertone 9368. In addition to Oliver, Bubber Whyte & Henry Savage (c), the track features Floyd Brady (tb), Earl Tribble, Al Sears, Snake Richardson & Clarence Page (sax), Herman Chittison (p), Montgomery Morrison (bs), Zach Whyte (bjo) and William Benton (d).

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