Happy 106th Birthday, Mary Lou Williams! (5/8/1910). Williams recorded “Now Cut Loose” with Duke Jackson’s Serenaders on 3/7/1927 in Chicago. It appeared on Gennett 6147, Black Patti 8009, and Champion 40109. The track featured Mary Lou Williams (v), Henry McCord (c), Bradley Bullett (tb), John Williams (sax), Mary Lee Burley (p), Joe Williams (bjo), & Robert Price (d).