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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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Shake it and Break it
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; performed by Emile Barnes; in Music of New Orleans, Vol. 3: Music of the Dance Halls (Folkways Records, 1958), 4 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; performed by Emile Barnes; in Music of New Orleans, Vol. 3: Music of the Dance Halls (Folkways Records, 1958), 4 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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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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Maple Leaf Rag
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; performed by Emile Barnes; in Music of New Orleans, Vol. 4: The Birth of Jazz (Folkways Records, 1959), 5 mins
This compilation remembers the early days of jazz, when Buddy Bolden's band started playing its iconoclastic arrangements of new songs. Recorded interviews join instrumental rags and cabaret music in this sonic snapshot of New Orleans history.
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; performed by Emile Barnes; in Music of New Orleans, Vol. 4: The Birth of Jazz (Folkways Records, 1959), 5 mins
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