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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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Dec. 3rd in Gennett History, 1955: Cow Cow Davenport Passed Away

Dec. 3rd in Gennett History, 1955: Cow Cow Davenport passed away. He recorded ‘Chimes Blues’ on April 1, 1929 in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6838, as well as Champion 15726 (Charlie Davenport), & Paramount 12800, amongst many others.

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Happy 113th Birthday Louis Armstrong! (8/4/1901)

Happy 113th Birthday Louis Armstrong! Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901. In 1923, he recorded twice in Richmond, Indiana as second cornet with King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band. Here is “Chimes Blues” from the April 6, 1923 session. It … Continue reading

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