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A Trumpet Around the Corner: A Story of New Orleans Jazz
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written by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2008), 393 page(s)
written by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2008), 393 page(s)
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Doc Paulin's Marching Band
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produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1982), 43 mins

Recorded when Ernest "Doc" Paulin was almost seventy-four years old, this album provides a glimpse into the musical life of a New Orleans marching band. The ensemble’s blues-influenced repertoire includes traditional march tunes, spirituals, and pop standards, played with what New Orleans musicians call "lots o...

produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1982), 43 mins
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Early Band Ragtime
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produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1979), 43 mins
As music written for piano, ragtime challenged band leaders and arrangers, who wanted to give their renditions of each piece more individuality than publishers' stock arrangements allowed. This compilation showcases creative arrangements of well-known melodies and introduces a few obscure rags.
produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1979), 43 mins
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Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest
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written by Ross Russell, 1909-2000 (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1971), 329 page(s)
written by Ross Russell, 1909-2000 (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1971), 329 page(s)
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Music from the South, Vol. 10: Been Here and Gone
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 43 mins

On this album, Frederic Ramsey, Jr. presents an overview of the material introduced in previous volumes of the Music from the South series. He organizes this compilation into two categories—"Sounds and Music"and "Saints and the Devil"—that encompass secular and religious music from Alabama, Louisiana, and Mis...

(Folkways Records, 1960), 43 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 3: Music of the Dance Halls
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 45 mins
Following a rich history of dance band music in the Big Easy, the musicians featured on this album retain the vitality of their forebears. As scholar Samuel B. Charters writes, "[this] is music that is close to the heart of New Orleans."
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 45 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 2: Music of the Eureka Brass Band
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 32 mins
New Orleans has been known for its brass bands since the early nineteenth century. The Eureka was formed in the 1920s, and as the years passed it attracted the city's best musicians. In this 1958 recording, the band plays funeral songs, classic New Orleans brass band tunes, hymns, and a stunning ragtime march.
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 32 mins
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Blowout at Mardi Gras
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(Cook Records, 1955), 38 mins
With clarinetist Sid Davilla, Freddie Kohlman's Band blows some swingin' Dixieland jazz at the Mardi Gras Lounge in New Orleans. This is a highly energetic groove with irresistible instrumental solos from Davilla (check out the fourth track "Three-Thirty-Three"), trombonist Waldren "Frog" Joseph, trumpeter Thomas...
(Cook Records, 1955), 38 mins
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