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Let Your Mind Be Free
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produced by John Junkerman; in The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 3 mins
This two-hour, 36 track, musical journey down the Mississippi from the headwaters to the delta captures the power and diversity of American music in the late 20th century. The music, recorded between 1995 and 1997 in small towns and large cities along the river, reflects centuries of interaction and experimentati...
produced by John Junkerman; in The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 3 mins
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King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band/1923
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written by Ray Avery, 1920-2002; in Jazz: America's Classical Music (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984), 258-258
written by Ray Avery, 1920-2002; in Jazz: America's Classical Music (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984), 258-258
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Emile Barnes: Early Recordings, Vol. 2 (1951-1952) Dauphine Street Jam Session (Alternate Takes)
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produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1983), 45 mins

This companion album to Folkways FW02857, Emile Barnes: The First Session, presents all the issuable alternate takes from the clarinetist’s first recording session in 1951.

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The First Kid Clayton Session: 1952
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produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins

At the time his music was recorded in 1952, highly-respected trumpet player Kid Clayton was somewhat elusive, playing with pick-up marching bands but with no steady ensemble. After some effort, composer and jazz aficionado Alden Ashforth arranged a recording session, which features Clayton’s buoyant trumpet pla...

produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins
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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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Emile Barnes: Early Recordings, Vol. 1 (1951) Dauphine Street Jam Session
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produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1982), 36 mins

These recordings were made in the summer of 1951, but were not issued until Folkways brought them out in 1983. They feature Emile "Mili" Barnes, whose unique style of clarinet playing sounds Creole one moment and soulfully bluesy the next. Composer Alden Ashforth’s extensive notes about the recording session a...

produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1982), 36 mins
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Diverse Songs and Moods of the 1940's: Stella Brooks and Greta Keller
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1981), 38 mins

The San Franciscan songstress Stella Brooks and the European chanteuse Greta Keller present not only diverse songs and moods but the far reaching expanse of jazz with this collection of songs sung in English, French, and German, and in varying styles including the blues and cabaret.

produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1981), 38 mins
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Late Band Ragtime
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produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1979), 45 mins
This compilation encompasses a range of interpretations of popular, novelty, and original rags. Late Band Ragtime begins with performances by small Dixieland bands, larger dance orchestras, and the big bands of the swing era and then moves onward to the Dixieland and ragtime revivals of the 1940s and 50s.
produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1979), 45 mins
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Jazz of the Forties, Vol. 1: Jazz at Town Hall
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produced by George Hoefer (Folkways Records, 1960), 38 mins

Recorded at New York’s famed venue Town Hall in 1946, this album features two bands’ worth of fabulous jazz musicians, including Sidney Bechet, Baby Dodds, Pops Foster, James P. Johnson, Pee Wee Russell and Muggzy Spanier, who mixed themselves together on the night as the mood directed, creating a sonic whole...

produced by George Hoefer (Folkways Records, 1960), 38 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 5: New Orleans Jazz: The Flowering
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1959), 37 mins
A collection of fine performances by Punch Miller, Peter Bocage, the Eureka Brass Band, and others, this album documents the remnants of the 1920s jazz style that were still performed in 1950s New Orleans. Interview recordings and extensive liner notes by Samuel B. Charters enrich this historic compilation.
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1959), 37 mins
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