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Irving Kaufman Anthology: Last Recording Pioneer
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produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey; performed by Irving Kaufman, 1890-1976 (Archeophone Records, 2005), 1 hour 17 mins, 26 page(s)
produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey; performed by Irving Kaufman, 1890-1976 (Archeophone Records, 2005), 1 hour 17 mins, 26 page(s)
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Six and Seven-Eights String Band of New Orleans
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1956), 37 mins

New Orleans string band jazz was popular between 1910 and 1925, but the genre was seldom recorded. This ensemble—featuring Bill Kleppinger, Bernie Shields, Edmond Souchon, and Frank "Red" Mackie—began playing in 1913 and performs the traditional New Orleans jazz band repertoire on mandolin, guitar, steel guitar...

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1956), 37 mins
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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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Black Like Him
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written by Francis Davis, 1946-; in Jazz and its Discontents: A Francis Davis Reader (Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2004), 121-125
written by Francis Davis, 1946-; in Jazz and its Discontents: A Francis Davis Reader (Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2004), 121-125
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Kingdom Come
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(Folkways Records, 1979), 40 mins

On trumpet, flugelhorn and bag flute, it’s Charles Cha Cha Shaw—perhaps under-billed, but certainly worthy of a good listen—laying down some post-bop, obscure and free jazz. A soulful atmosphere is provided by the likes of Ronnie Boykins on bass and Art Blakey on drums.

(Folkways Records, 1979), 40 mins
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Ragtime Temple Bells
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produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey; performed by Billy Murray, 1877-1954; in Real Ragtime: Disc Recordings from Its Heyday (Archeophone Records, 2005), 3 mins
Archeophone's Real Ragtime is a collection of recordings of historic performances of 29 ragtime numbers dating from 1898-1918, originally issued in 1998 with one track less when Archeophone was a CDR-only label. This revision is a standard mass-produced version of Real Ragtime with a greatly improved booklet and b...
produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey; performed by Billy Murray, 1877-1954; in Real Ragtime: Disc Recordings from Its Heyday (Archeophone Records, 2005), 3 mins
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Jazz at the Philharmonic, Blues, Part 3
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 4 mins

This two volume-collection, is a survey of instrumental and vocal music from African cultures as well as from African American musicians in the southern United States. Producer Samuel Charters created the album with the intent to provide musical examples from "two worlds" through traditional offerings of African...

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 4 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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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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Mary Lou Williams: The Asch Recordings 1944-47
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produced by Peter F. O'Brien, 1940-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 45 mins

This double set brings together thirty-five sides recorded by Mary Lou Williams for Moses Asch between 1944 and 1947. Twenty-eight of these songs were previously only released on 78 rpm, and this collection includes solo and trio performances, as well as small-group and big band recordings.

produced by Peter F. O'Brien, 1940-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 45 mins
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