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Steve Brown

The first significant string bassist on record and among the finest from the 1922-28 period, Steve Dark brown has a right to be renowned in jazz history books but is normally overlooked. His sibling was the first New Orleans trombonist Tom Dark brown. Steve performed tuba in his Tom’s music …

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Jelly Roll Morton

Among the initial giants of jazz, Jelly Move Morton did himself a whole lot of damage posthumously by exaggerating his value, claiming to get invented jazz in 1902. Morton’s achievements as an early on innovator are therefore huge that he didn’t should stretch the reality. Morton was jazz’s initial great …

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Johnny St. Cyr

An excellent rhythmic banjoist and guitarist, Johnny St. Cyr was a fresh Orleans pioneer who was simply greatly popular within the 1920s. Self-taught, St. Cyr experienced his personal trio dating back to 1905. He performed in New Orleans having a.J. Piron, the First-class, Olympia, and Tuxedo rings, along with Child …

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Freddie Keppard

Among the New Orleans cornet “kings” (succeeding Pal Bolden and preceding Ruler Oliver), Freddie Keppard was mostly of the innovators from the 1910 period who had an opportunity to record down the road, offering listeners a glance of his skills. Keppard was energetic from around 1906, leading the Olympia Orchestra …

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