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George H. Tremer

Pianist George H. Tremer was energetic in Birmingham, Alabama, through the past due ’20s. Through the summer time of 1927, Richmond, Indiana’s Starr Piano Organization setup a portable Gennett documenting studio on the 3rd ground of their shop in Birmingham. Barrelhouse and ragtime pianist Tremer was among a large number of music artists — preachers along with nation, blues, and jazz players — who required benefit of this possibility to obtain recorded. His making of Shelton Brooks’ “A few of these Days” premiered around the B-side of his personal “Soul of ’49 Rag,” a barrelhouse stomp where he followed himself using kazoo, ridiculous falsetto whining, and novelty percussion. These recordings had been reissued in 1968 by the foundation Jazz Library label around the LP Ragged Piano Classics 1923-1943 (OJL-16). They possess since made an appearance on Document’s Dark & White colored Piano, Vol. 1: 1923-1931 and As well Late, Too Past due, Vol. 9: 1922-1945 (DOCD 5590), These recordings had been reissued in 1968 by the foundation Jazz Collection label for the LP Ragged Piano Classics 1923-1943 (OJL-16). They possess since made an appearance on Document’s Dark & Light Piano, Vol. 1: 1923-1931 (DOCD 5596), As well Late, Too Later, Vol. 9: 1922-1945 (DOCD 5590), on the wonderful Timeless/Jazz Oracle’s compilation Gennett Rarities (Jazz Oracle 8009), and on JSP’s triumphant four-CD established, Gennett Jazz 1922-1930.

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