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Papa Charlie Jackson

Papa Charlie Jackson was the initial bluesman to record, from 1924 using the Paramount label, performing a crossbreed banjo-guitar (six strings tuned just like a acoustic guitar but with a banjo body that gave it a lighter resonance) and ukulele. And aside from his information and their documenting dates, small …

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Roy Palmer

Roy Palmer had a raspy firmness yet a liquid style around the trombone which he played quite percussively (reminiscent however, not derivative of Child Ory). No real matter what the establishing, Palmer’s playing added enjoyment, pleasure and musicality to the problem yet he’s largely overlooked today except by 1920’s enthusiasts. …

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Peter Bocage

Jazz guy Peter Bocage stands while a huge in the annals of New Orleans traditional jazz. Created over the Mississippi River from New Orleans in Algiers, Bocage adopted in his father’s footsteps, playing music at locations, dances, rent celebrations, and road parades through the entire Crescent City region. He shortly …

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