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Papa Mutt Carey

Thomas “Papa Mutt” Carey was an old-fashioned trumpeter who spoke of Friend Bolden with reverence, made a spot of honoring Freddie Keppard, and named Joe Oliver as a significant inspiration, specifically in the usage of mutes. A longtime cohort of Child Ory, he embodied the initial stylistic manifestations from the …

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