April 23rd in Gennett History…


1894: Happy 123rd Birthday to Charles “Cow Cow” Davenport! (4/23/1894). He recorded “Atlanta Rag” on 4/1/1929 in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6869, Supertone 9517, Champion 15728, and Champion 50033.

 

1895: Happy 122nd Birthday, Jimmie Noone! (4/23/1895). Noone recorded with Doc Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra for Gennett. Tim Gracyk writes on this YouTube video page that “Doc Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra plays “So This Is Venice” on Gennett 5360 (recorded in Richmond, Indiana, on January 21, 1924). Freddie Keppard is on second cornet, Jimmy Noone on clarinet.”

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