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Ed Garland

Bassist Ed “Montudi” Garland offers serious qualifications on the brand new Orleans jazz picture, having used practically every parade band or jazz combo worth focusing on. His long profession began with organizations like the Imperial Orchestra, most likely ahead of 1910, and in the ’70s, he was still energetic as …

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King Oliver

Joe “Ruler” Oliver was among the fun new Orleans legends, an early on large whose legacy is partly on information. In 1923, he led among the traditional New Orleans jazz rings, the final significant group to emphasize collective improvisation over solos, but ironically his second cornetist (Louis Armstrong) would shortly …

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Charlie Elgar

b. Charles A. Elgar, 13 June 1885, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. August 1973, Chicago, Illinois, USA. As a kid Elgar examined violin and afterwards extended his research at music schools in Wisconsin and Illinois. He performed in traditional music ensembles in his home-town before settling in Chicago around 1913. …

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