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March 13th in Gennett History, 1991: Jimmy McPartland Passed Away

March 13th in Gennett History, 1991: Jimmy McPartland passed away. He recorded two tracks on Gennett with The Wolverine Orchestra. They appeared on Gennett 5620, Starr-Gennett 9611, and Tempo R-24. Both recordings featured Dave Harmon (vox), Jimmy McPartland (c), George … Continue reading

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March 13th in Gennett History, 1923: the New Orleans Rhythm Kings Recorded “Tin Roof Blues”

March 13th in Gennett History, 1923: the New Orleans Rhythm Kings recorded “Tin Roof Blues” in Richmond. This historic session appeared on Gennett 5105, Buddy 8001, Starr-Gennett 9435, Temple 521, and UHCA 87. The track featured Paul Mares (c), George … Continue reading

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March 12th in Gennett History, 1923: The New Orleans Rhythm Kings Recorded “Shim-me-sha-wabble”

March 12th in Gennett History, 1923: The New Orleans Rhythm Kings recorded “Shim-me-sha-wabble” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5106, as well as reissue labels British Rhythm 1004, Jazz Classic 503 and L-27, and Vinylite Jazz Reissues 24. This recording … Continue reading

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December 4th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra Recorded “When My Sugar Walks Down the Street”

December 4th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “When My Sugar Walks Down the Street” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5620, Starr-Gennett 9611, and Tempo R-24. This recording featured Dave Harmon (v), Jimmy McPartland (c), George Brunies … Continue reading

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October 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra Recorded “Tia Juana”

October 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “Tia Juana” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5565, HRS 26, and Temple 552. The recording featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), George Brunies (tb), Jimmy Hartwell (as/cl), George Johnson (ts), Dick … Continue reading

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September 18th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra Recorded “Lazy Daddy”

September 18th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “Lazy Daddy” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 5542, Claxtonola 40375, HRS 9, Poydras MJC-13, Tempo R-45, and Vinylite Jazz 8. It featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), George Brunies (tb), … Continue reading

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August 29th in Gennett History, 1922: The Friars Society Orchestra Recorded “Tiger Rag”

August 29th in Gennett History, 1922: The Friars Society Orchestra – Directed by Husk O’Hara – recorded “Tiger Rag” in Richmond. It appeared on Brunswick 02212, Gennett 4968, Starr-Gennett 9313, and Temple 550. The recording featured Paul Mares (c), George … Continue reading

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