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3: 1901-1920: The New Secular Voice
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written by Hansonia L. Caldwell, fl. 1999 (Los Angeles, CA: Ikoro Communications, 1995), 34 page(s)
written by Hansonia L. Caldwell, fl. 1999 (Los Angeles, CA: Ikoro Communications, 1995), 34 page(s)
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Angel in the Absinthe House: Songs in the Indoor Manner by La Vergne
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(Cook Records, 1954), 27 mins, 11 page(s)
Imagine wandering around the Vieux Carré in New Orleans to find The Old Absinthe House on Bienville and Bourbon. Here in the musty green atmosphere, LaVergne Smith recorded these songs.
(Cook Records, 1954), 27 mins, 11 page(s)
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The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1947 - Vol. 1: Blues, Gospel, and Jazz
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1966), 37 mins

From the Moses Asch archives comes a pair of early blues, gospel and jazz compilations. Lead Belly, celebrated albeit volatile American folk and blues singer / guitarist, graces this first volume with “Defense Blues” and “Keep Your Hands off Her,” but you’ll also find powerful performances in the Josh...

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1966), 37 mins
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The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1947 - Vol. 1: Blues, Gospel, and Jazz
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1966), 33 mins

A continuation of Volume 1 (FW00AA1), this archival recording moves into the realm of big band jazz, showing off heavyweights like Muggsy Spanier, Pee Wee Russell, Mary Lou Williams and Art Tatum.

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1966), 33 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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Blues & Ragtime from New Orleans
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performed by James Booker, 1939-1983 (Black Sun Music, 2011), 45 mins, 10 page(s)
performed by James Booker, 1939-1983 (Black Sun Music, 2011), 45 mins, 10 page(s)
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Christmas Island
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produced by Beryl Handler, fl. 2005; performed by Leon Redbone, fl. 2005 (Rounder Records, 2003), 32 mins, 12 page(s)
produced by Beryl Handler, fl. 2005; performed by Leon Redbone, fl. 2005 (Rounder Records, 2003), 32 mins, 12 page(s)
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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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(Document Records, 1999), 1 hour 10 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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