Happy 122nd Birthday, Jimmy Durante! (2/10/1893)

Happy 122nd Birthday, Jimmy Durante! (2/10/1893). Durante recorded “Gypsy Blues” with Ladd’s Black Aces in 1921 in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4794, Connorized 3030, Rich-Tone 7014, and Starr Gennett 9177. In addition to Durante on piano, the track featured Phil Napoleon (c?), Moe Gappell (tb), Loring McMurray (sax), Doc Behrendson (cl), John Cali (bjo), and Jack Roth (d).

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