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Happy 121st Birthday, Alberta Hunter (4/1/1895)

Happy 121st Birthday, Alberta Hunter (4/1/1895). She recorded as Josephine Beatty for Gennett with the Red Onion Jazz Babies. “Texas Moaner Blues” appeared on Gennett 5594 and Silvertone 4033. The track featured Alberta Hunter (vox), Louis Armstrong (c), Aaron Thompson … Continue reading

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Happy 111th Birthday Coleman Hawkins! (11/21/1904)

Coleman Hawkins, a Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, was born on 11/21/1904. He recorded “When Spring Comes Peeping Through” with Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra in NYC on March 26, 1926. It appeared on Gennett 3285. The track featured Russell Smith, Joe … Continue reading

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November 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Red Onion Jazz Babies Recorded “Texas Moaner Blues”

November 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Red Onion Jazz Babies recorded “Texas Moaner Blues” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5594, Silvertone 4033, and Jazz Collector L – 94. The recording featured Louis Armstrong (c), Alberta Hunter (as Josephine … Continue reading

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Happy 120th Birthday, Alberta Hunter (4/1/1895)

Happy 120th Birthday, Alberta Hunter (4/1/1895). She recorded as Josephine Beatty for Gennett with the Red Onion Jazz Babies. “Texas Moaner Blues” appeared on Gennett 5594 and Silvertone 4033. The track featured Alberta Hunter (vox), Louis Armstrong (c), Aaron Thompson … Continue reading

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March 26th in Gennett History, 1926: Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra Recorded “When Spring Comes Peepin’ Through”

March 26th in Gennett History, 1926: Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra recorded “When Spring Comes Peepin’ Through” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3285.  The recording featured Russell Smith and Joe Smith (c), Charlie Green (tb), Buster Bailey (cl,as), Don … Continue reading

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Nov. 26 in Gennett History, 1924: Red Onion Jazz Babies ecorded “Santa Claus Blues”

Nov. 26 in Gennett History, 1924: Red Onion Jazz Babies recorded “Santa Claus Blues” in NYC. This recoding appeared on Gennett 5607, AF A-037, Brunswick 80062, Gazell 1040, Hot Record Society 32, Jazz Collector L-62, Silvertone 4032, and Storyville KB-100. … Continue reading

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Happy 110th Birthday Coleman Hawkins! (11/21/1904)

Happy 110th Birthday Coleman Hawkins! Coleman Hawkins, a Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, was born on 11/21/1904. He recorded ‘When Spring Comes Peeping Through’ with Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra in NYC on March 26, 1926. It appeared on Gennett 3285.  The … Continue reading

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