Home / Tag Archives: Early Jazz

Tag Archives: Early Jazz

The Goofus Five

In 1924 Ed Kirkeby, the supervisor from the California Ramblers, made a decision to form a little group extracted from the bigger orchestra to try out novelties and hotter jazz numbers. Initially known as the tiny Ramblers on its Columbia recordings, the quintet (made up of trumpeter Expenses Moore, Adrian …

Read More »

Sterling Bose

An excellent early cornetist who was simply influenced by Bix Beiderbecke, Sterling Bose hardly ever updated his style, even though playing in golf swing bands. He obtained early experience sitting down in with New Orleans-style rings before shifting to St. Louis in 1923. He performed and recorded using the Crescent …

Read More »

Germaine Bazzle

Among the true legends of New Orleans jazz, Germaine Potter Bazzle continues to be under-recognized nationally and internationally through her whole profession. On par with R&B queen Irma Thomas, her tone of voice in jazz is really as distinct as any, using a sugary soul to complement. Her exploits performing …

Read More »

George Probert

Being a largely self-taught soprano saxophonist and occasional clarinetist, George Probert was among the younger players within the Dixieland revival rings from the 1950’s. Probert acquired important organizations with Bob Scobey (1950-53), Child Ory (1954) and specially the Firehouse Five Plus Two (from 1954 until their last record in 1969). …

Read More »

Buster Bailey

Buster Bailey was an excellent clarinetist who also, although known for his clean and quiet using John Kirby’s sextet, occasionally really slice loose with some crazy solos (including on the saving called “Guy Having a Horn Moves Berserk”). Expertly qualified by the traditional instructor Franz Schoepp (who also trained Benny …

Read More »

Bill Rank

Expenses Rank is most well-known for having participated on some basic recordings with Bix Beiderbecke and Frankie Trumbauer within the 1920’s. He started his professional profession in 1921, using Collins’ Jazz Music group in Florida and in Indianapolis within Tade Dolan’s Performing Orchestra. Rank became a member of Jean Goldkette’s …

Read More »

Roy Bargy

Although relatively peripheral to jazz, pianist Roy Bargy documented 6 piano solos (mainly within the novelty ragtime design) appealing during 1922-24 that, together with his 11 piano rolls, were reissued on the Folkways LP. Bargy got got 12 years of piano lessons beginning with when he was five. He previously …

Read More »

Bubber Miley

Among the great trumpeters from the 1920s, Bubber Miley was a expert using the plunger mute, distorting his audio quite colorfully. He was generally in charge of Duke Ellington’s early achievement and was probably the most prominent tone of voice in Duke’s Jungle Music group of 1926-1928, teaming up with …

Read More »

Tom Baker

b. John Thomas Baker, 9 Sept 1952, Oakdale, California, USA, d. 23 Oct 2001, holland. Baker first researched the piano, sang in the institution choir, with age 15 begun to play the trumpet. His family members shifted to Australia in 1973. He performed within the Ray Cost band and in …

Read More »

The Boswell Sisters

Definitely probably the most talented and probably the all-around very best jazz vocal band of almost all period, the Boswell Sisters parlayed their Fresh Orleans upbringing right into a swinging delivery that featured not merely impossibly close harmonies, but countless maneuvers of vocal gymnastics hardly ever equalled about record. Connee …

Read More »