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April 6th in Gennett History, 1923: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band Made Their First Recordings

April 6th in Gennett History, 1923: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band recorded ten sides in Richmond, including “Chimes Blues,” “Canal Street Blues,” and “Dippermouth Blues.” The band featured King Oliver and Louis Armstrong (c), Honore Dutrey (tb), Johnny Dodds (cl), … Continue reading

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April 10th in Gennett History, 1938: King Oliver Passed Away

April 10th in Gennett History, 1938: King Oliver passed away. He recorded “Chimes Blues” in Richmond on 4/6/1923 in Richmond with Louis Armstrong (c), Honore Dutrey (tb), Johnny Dodds (cl), Lil Hardin Armstrong (p), Bill Johnson (bjo) and Baby Dodds … Continue reading

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April 6th in Gennett History, 1923: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band Recorded Ten Sides in Richmond

April 6th in Gennett History, 1923: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band recorded ten sides in Richmond, including “Chimes Blues,” “Canal Street Blues,” and “Dippermouth Blues.” The band featured King Oliver and Louis Armstrong (c), Honore Dutrey (tb), Johnny Dodds (cl), … Continue reading

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Happy 116th Birthday, Baby Dodds! (12/24/1898)

Happy 116th Birthday, Baby Dodds! (12/24/1898). Here is King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band’s complete April 1923 Session. Featured on these recordings are King Oliver & Louis Armstrong (c), Honore Dutrey (tb), Johnny Dodds (cl), Lil Hardin (p), Bill Johnson (bjo) … Continue reading

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April 6th in Gennett History, 1923: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band Recorded Ten Sides in Richmond

April 6th in Gennett History, 1923: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band recorded ten sides in Richmond, including “Chimes Blues,” Canal Street Blues,” and “Dippermouth Blues. The band featured King Oliver and Louis Armstong (tpt), Honore Dutrey (tbn), Johnny Dodds (clt), … Continue reading

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