Tag Archives: Loring McMurray

December 8th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Baby Blue Eyes”

December 8th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Baby Blue Eyes” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5013 and Starr-Gennett 9330. The track featured Jules Levy, Jr (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Loring McMurray and Jimmy Lytell (sax/cl), Nick … Continue reading

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September 4th in Gennett History, 1922: McMurray’s California Thumpers Recorded “Oogie Oogie Wa Wa”

September 4th in Gennett History, 1922: McMurray’s California Thumpers recorded “Oogie Oogie Wa Wa” in NYC. The recording appeared on Apex 464, Gennett 4943, and Starr-Gennett 9292. The recording features Phil Napoleon (c), Miff Mole (tb), Loren McMurray (sax), Jules … Continue reading

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June 8th in Gennett History, 1922: McMurray’s California Thumpers Recorded “Haunting Blues”

June 8th in Gennett History, 1922: McMurray’s California Thumpers recorded “Haunting Blues” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 4904, Starr-Gennett 9260, and Rich-Tone 7045 (as the Dixie Boys). This recording featured Phil Napoleon & Jules Levy, Jr. (c), Miff … Continue reading

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May 11th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “March of the Mannikins”

May 11th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “March of the Mannikins” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5153, Starr-Gennett 9382, and Apex 428. The recording featured Phil Napoleon (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Benny Krueger and Loring McMurray … Continue reading

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April 29th in Gennett History, 1961: Trombonist Miff Mole Passed Away

April 29th in Gennett History, 1961: Trombonist Miff Mole passed away. He recorded “Blue” with McMurray’s California Thumpers on 9/5/1922 in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4943, Starr-Gennett 9292, and Apex 464.  Miff Mole is enshrined in the Gennett Walk … Continue reading

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March 9th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded Three Sides in NYC

March 9th in Gennett History: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded three sides in NYC.  They were “Wet Yo Thumb,” “Everything is KO in KY,” and “Carolina Mammy.”  Each track featured Ernest Hare (vox), Phil Napoleon (?) (c), Miff Mole (tb), Benny … Continue reading

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Happy 122nd Birthday, Jimmy Durante! (2/10/1893)

Happy 122nd Birthday, Jimmy Durante! (2/10/1893). Durante recorded “Gypsy Blues” with Ladd’s Black Aces in 1921 in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4794, Connorized 3030, Rich-Tone 7014, and Starr Gennett 9177. In addition to Durante on piano, the track featured … Continue reading

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