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Johnny Dodds

Among the all-time great clarinetists and arguably the most important from the 1920s, Johnny Dodds (whose younger sibling Baby Dodds was one of the primary important drummers) had a memorable firmness in both lower and top registers, was an excellent blues participant, and held his own with Louis Armstrong (zero …

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Emile Barnes

A respected New Orleans clarinetist, Emile Barnes produced fairly few recordings during his profession but could be heard about classes for Folkways in 1951 and 1952 (that have been issued within the ’70s about LPs) as well as for Jazzology during 1961 and 1963. He was the sibling of Polo …

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