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Eureka Brass Band

The Eureka Brass Music group times from 1920, when it had been organized by clarinetist Willie Parker — he reportedly find the name beneath the inspiration of some acquaintances in the Western world Indies, who had a music group they called the Eureka, as related by Richard Knowles in his 1996 history of New Orleans brass rings. The group’s most well-known head was trumpet guy Percy Humphrey, from 1946 onward. They documented at various situations for Pax, Alamac, Folkways, Jazzology, and Noises of New Orleans, and it had been under his command (along with his sibling Willie Humphrey on clarinet) which the group trim what were most likely their most commercially effective edges, for Atlantic Information in 1962, which led to the Jazz at Preservation Hall, Vol. 1: The Eureka Brass Music group of New Orleans. The associates throughout that period also included Child Sheik Colar and Pete Bocage on trumpets, Albert Warner and Oscar “Poultry” Henry on trombones, Emmanuel Paul on tenor sax, Wilbert “Parrot” Tillman on sousaphone, Josiah “Cie” Frasier over the snare drum, and Robert “Kid Fewclothes” Lewis over the bass drum.

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