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Dukes of Dixieland

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The story from the Dukes of Dixieland is, actually, a chapter within the broader saga of 1 of New Orleans’ many music dynasties, that of the Assunto family, that may boast a minimum of three generations of music artists to its credit. Jac Assunto was among the 1st jazzmen to record in New Orleans, recorded in 1925 by Ralph Peer as an associate from the Midnight Serenaders. The Dukes had been shaped by his two sons, Freddie and Frank, in 1949, and through the ’50s they increased to nationwide prominence, 1st as an attribute from the Bourbon Road scene in the Famous Door, after that like a touring work when they journeyed to Chicago and NEVADA in 1955. By this time around, “Papa” Jac got joined the music group, and the next yr, the Assuntos produced NEVADA their headquarters because they prepared to consider the country, as well as the globe, by surprise. Between 1956 and 1966, the music group made several recordings, including many with Louis Armstrong, and started a global touring plan that covered the majority of THE UNITED STATES, Japan, and china and taiwan. The loss of life of Freddie Assunto in 1966 brought the Dukes back again to New Orleans in 1967; six years afterwards Frank passed on, finishing the predominance from the family within the band, in addition to its initial phase of advancement. Still, the Dukes continuing on with a fresh lineup, and in the past due ’70s, they set up themselves being a visitor attraction once more in their very own penthouse nightclub atop the Montleone Resort within the French One fourth. Within the middle-’80s they underwent further workers changes but continuing to carry forth well in to the 21st hundred years. They kept forth at Lulu White’s Mahogany Hall (the previous Paddock Lounge), situated on Bourbon Road. In 1991, Mahogany Hall was marketed and closed, as well as the Dukes transferred to the Steamboat Natchez on the Toulouse Road wharf within the French One fourth, where they are executing since. They received their initial Grammy nomination in 1999 for Gloryland, a cooperation with Moses Hogan’s New Orleans Gospel Choir. In every their several manifestations, the Dukes of Dixieland possess provided listeners a snappy, toe-tapping design of jazz that’s simultaneously musically and aesthetically engaging. The four-disc Timeless made an appearance in 2006, an anthology of music and tunes in the 16 albums the group documented between 1974 and 2006. The genre-bending When Nation Meets Dixie made an appearance in 2012, offering the group within a nation/jazz fusion using the Oak Ridge Children.

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Full Name Dukes of Dixieland
Music Songs Down by the Riverside, South Rampart Street Parade, Sweethearts on Parade, Over The Waves, New Orleans Ceremony, Limehouse Blues, Original Dixieland One Step, Just a Closer Walk With Thee, Bourbon Street Parade, Tromboneum, The Saints March, Slide Frog, Slide, Muskrat Ramble, Clarinet Marmalade, Royal Garden Blues, Canal Street Blues, Wolverine Blues, Do You Know What it Means To Miss New Orleans, Dukes Of Dixieland March, I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None of My Jelly Roll, Fidgety Feet, Dippermouth Blues, The Dukes Come Marching, Swingin' Sousa, Eyes of Texas, Big Bend in the River, Holiday Time in New Orleans, Lassus Trombone, McDonough Let The Trombones Blow, Bobby Sue, Down In Honky Tonk Town, Riverboat Shuffle
Albums You Have To Hear It To Believe It, Celebrating Satchmo, Breakin' It Up On Broadway, Digital Dixieland, Up The Mississippi, Curtain Going Up, The Dukes At Disneyland, We Gotta Shout, Carnegie Hall Concert, Deep South Blues, Circus Time, Satchmo and the Dukes of Dixieland, Bourbon St. Parade, Live At Bourbon Street, The Dukes of Dixieland, Piano Ragtime - Volume 11, Louisiana Legends, The Phenomenal Dukes Of Dixieland, Sheuk of Araby, Down By The Riverside, Tailgating, On Bourbon Street - Volume 4, Mardi Gras Time - Volume 6, The Dukes of Dixieland Play The Music of Jelly Roll Morton, Colours of Music History (Remastered), Barnburners, New Orleans Mardi Gras, On Campus - Volume 8, Sweet Georgia Brown, You Have To Hear It To Believe It!, Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?, The Best Of The Dukes Of Dixieland (Formerly Titled : The Dukes Of Disneyland), My Blue Heaven, New Orleans Voodoo, Tiger Rag, Volume 9, Gloryland, Hearing Is Believing!, Live @ French Quarter Festival 2017, A New Orleans Holiday, Fabulous, Fine Yesterday, The Dukes At Carnegie Hall - Volume 10, Minstrel Time - Volume 5, Super Singer - Live in New Orleans, Limehouse Blues, The Fabulous Sound of The Dukes Of Dixieland - Four Original Stereo Albums, The Complete Louis Armstrong & The Dukes of Dixieland, Sound of Bix, Marching Along With The Phenomenal Dukes Of Dixieland, When Country Meets Dixie


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rambling Rose 1991 performer: "Dixie"
Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! 1962 performer: "By and By"
Timex All-Star Jazz Show 1958-1959 TV Series performer - 2 episodes

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The Dean Martin Show 1965 TV Series Themselves
The Bell Telephone Hour 1960-1963 TV Series Themselves - Jazz Combo / Themselves - Dixieland Band
The Jimmy Dean Show 1963 TV Series Themselves
Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! 1962 Themselves
The Garry Moore Show 1959 TV Series Themselves
The Ed Sullivan Show 1959 TV Series Jazz Combo / Dixieland Band
The Jimmie Rodgers Show 1959 TV Series Themselves
The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show 1959 TV Series Themselves
Timex All-Star Jazz Show 1958-1959 TV Series Themselves / Music Group

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