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Buddy Bolden

Although nobody knows when jazz music was “invented,” an excellent starting place is when cornetist Buddy Bolden formed his first band in 1895. The 1st essential name in jazz background, Bolden’s career is definitely buried in tale, but Donald Marquis’ definitive publication, Searching for Buddy Bolden, effectively pieced collectively a …

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Buddy Bolden, Jr.

b. Charles Joseph Bolden, 6 Sept 1877, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 4 November 1931, Jackson, Louisiana, USA. The very first great jazz story, Bolden’s reputation is dependent mainly upon the reminiscences of another era of cornet and trumpet players of early jazz. They recalled him to be an motivation, …

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