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January 26th in Gennett History…

1925: Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers recorded “Davenport Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5654, Brunswick 02206, HRS 22, and Session 6. The track featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Don Murray (cl), Paul Mertz (p), Howdy … Continue reading

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January 25th in Gennett History…

1947: Albert Campbell of the Sterling Trio passed away. Along with Henry Burr and John Meyer, he recorded “Hawaiian Butterfly” in 1917 in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 7591 and Starr 7591. This version is from their Victor recording of … Continue reading

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January 24th in Gennett History…

January 24th in Gennett History, 1922: The Specialty Orchestra under the direction of Pietro Capodiferro recorded “Moon River” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4828, Starr-Gennett 9212, Challenge 180 (Hanley’s Specialty Orchestra), Velvet Face 1049 (Joe Richardson’s Orchestra), and Connorized … Continue reading

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January 23rd in Gennett History…

January 23rd in Gennett History, 1993: Georgia Tom Dorsey (Thomas A. Dorsey) passed away. He recorded “Maybe It’s The Blues” in Richmond on 2/5/1930. It appeared on Champion 15994, Champion 50045, and Gennett 7190. A royalty statement sent to Dorsey … Continue reading

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January 22nd in Gennett History…

January 22nd in Gennett History, 1929: Zack Whyte’s Chocolate Beau Brummels recorded “Mandy” in Richmond. It was released on Gennett 6781 and Supertone 9486. The band featured Sy Oliver, Bubber Whyte, and Henry Savage (c), Floyd Brady (tb), Earl Tribble, … Continue reading

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January 21st in Gennett History…

January 21st in Gennett History, 1924: Doc Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra recorded “So This Is Venice” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5360. The recording featured Freddie Keppard and Elwood Graham (c), Fred Garland (tb), Joe Poston (as), Jerome Pasquall (ts), … Continue reading

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January 19th in Gennett History…

January 19th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Apple Sauce” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5030. The track featured Phil Napoleon (?) (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Benny Krueger & and unknown (sax), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Nick Lucas … Continue reading

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