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Walter Barnes

b. 8 July 1905, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA, d. 23 Apr 1940, Natchez, Mississippi, USA. Barnes analyzed clarinet and saxophone before making a decision to create his own music group in 1926. Initially he led just a quartet but this extended into a larger music group. Barnes and his Royal Creolians …

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