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Jimmy O’Bryant

Of all clarinetists within the 1920s, Jimmy O’Bryant probably came closest to duplicating the audio (otherwise the genius) of Johnny Dodds. O’Bryant caused the Tennessee Ten (1920-1921), in an organization co-led by Jelly Move Morton and W.C. Convenient (1923), and briefly with Ruler Oliver (1924), but he’s best kept in …

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