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John Robichaux

b. 16 January 1886, Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA, d. 1939, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Citizen in New Orleans in the last many years of the nineteenth hundred years, violinist and drummer Robichaux produced a dance orchestra in 1893 and thereafter frequently led a music group until his loss of life. He …

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Louis Barbarin

Louis Barbarin is among four music offspring of Isidore Barbarin — progenitor of a fresh Orleans music dynasty — that from your band of their surname would more appropriately are hair trimmers. Just what a loss towards the city’s musical background, then, had the daddy not really blasted his melliphonium …

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Charmer

Charmer, a Baton Rouge, LA-based folk group, was shaped with the Smith brothers — multi-instrumentalists Bob (bass, percussion, vocals), Dudley Brian (vocals, electric guitar, harmonica, mandolin), and Joel (vocals, electric guitar) — in 1973. They performed in little venues through the entire Southern U.S. throughout their whole lifetime, but didn’t …

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Generationals

Created in 2007 by ex-Eames Period guitarists/songwriters Ted Joyner and Offer Widmer, New Orleans-based indie pop outfit Generationals build hook-filled tunes that pull liberally from rock and roll and pop’s ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s heyday while preserving enough contemporary sensibilities to stay relevant in the MP3 age group. Like their …

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Emile Christian

A member from the popular New Orleans music family members, Emile Christian was being among the most widely traveled, celebrated early jazz players. He used his brothers Charles and Frank in organizations led by Papa Jack port and Alfred Laine, and in Fischer’s Brass Music group, on the other hand …

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Leon Prima

The older brother of Louis Prima, Leon Prima was overshadowed throughout his career by his sibling, although he was a talented trumpet soloist too. He began on piano before switching to trumpet. Leon worked well in his start with Leon Roppolo, Ray Bauduc, Jack port Teagarden and Peck Kelley’s Poor …

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Roy Palmer

Roy Palmer had a raspy firmness yet a liquid style around the trombone which he played quite percussively (reminiscent however, not derivative of Child Ory). No real matter what the establishing, Palmer’s playing added enjoyment, pleasure and musicality to the problem yet he’s largely overlooked today except by 1920’s enthusiasts. …

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Oscar “Papa” Celestin

Oscar “Papa” Celestin was a cornetist and the first choice of the initial Tuxedo Orchestra, perhaps one of the most popular of the first jazz bands located in New Orleans. From 1910 Celestin led the home band on the Tuxedo Dance Hall on North Franklin St. in the French One …

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Louis Cottrell, Sr.

Drummer Louis Cottrell, Sr. used the John Robichaux and Olympia Orchestras in the first 1900s in New Orleans before shifting to Chicago in 1915 with Manuel Perez’s music group. Cottrell spent his old age back New Orleans playing and documenting using a.J. Piron’s orchestra. He’s acknowledged with presenting the press …

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Brass Bed

Louisiana-bred indie outfit Brass Bed emerged in the middle-2000s, bubbling beneath the radar within their hometown of Lafayette. Slaving away at cleverly organized, sometimes explosive power play a city celebrated because of its Cajun music, their plight had not been unlike another, right now legendary rock and roll group fighting …

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