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(Folkways Records, 1974), 38 mins
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Clambake on Bourbon Street
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(Cook Records, 2012), 30 mins
Polished off with a saucy French Creole chorus, Queen Mother of the Rue Royale Ms. Lizzie Miles treats you to the lustiest "All of Me" you'll ever hear. Tony Costa of the Parisian Room Band contributes a squealing clarinet that is matched only by pianist Red Camp's dazzling finger displays. And no one can touch...
(Cook Records, 2012), 30 mins
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The Dancing Twenties
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produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1976), 48 mins
From the wildly popular Charleston to the foxtrot, the music of the 1920s provided entertainment for dancers throughout the United States and beyond. This compilation presents "on location" recordings of popular dance tunes from the Roaring Twenties.
produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1976), 48 mins
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Early Syncopated Dance Music - Cakewalks, Two-Steps, Trots and Glides
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produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1978), 46 mins
Lively, singable, and simple, cakewalks, two-steps, and other social dance rhythms captured the minds and feet of the American dancing public at the beginning of the twentieth century. This selection introduces a variety of these hopping tunes, as well as an unusual instructional track that teaches listeners how...
produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1978), 46 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.

produced by Alden Ashforth, 1933-2016 (Folkways Records, 1983), 45 mins
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Essay in Ragtime: Ragtime Piano Classics
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1961), 42 mins
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1961), 42 mins
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Footnotes to Jazz, Vol. 2: Jazz Rehearsal, II
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(Folkways Records, 1952), 25 mins

The life of jazz is in its playing—in unrehearsed sessions in front of audiences or microphones, ears corporeal or mechanical that gauge the passing of time not by hands on a watch but by the birth and development of new musical ideas. Footnotes to Jazz, Volume 2 captures this process in a set of previously unr...

(Folkways Records, 1952), 25 mins
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His and Hers
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produced by Emory Cook, 1913-2002 (Cook Records, 1954), 38 mins
This 1950s recording pairs the electrifying accordionist Charles Magnante with the smoldering vocalist LaVergne Smith. Accompanied lightly by banjo, Magnante's virtuosic set ranges from "Twelfth Street Rag" and the tango "La cu cumparsita" to Chopin's "Minute Waltz." Smith's set of smoky vocal and piano duos rec...
produced by Emory Cook, 1913-2002 (Cook Records, 1954), 38 mins
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Horizontal
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(Cook Records, 1955), 25 mins, 8 page(s)
Legendary jazz pianist Red Camp’s Horizontal embodies the unusual harmonies he mastered through improvisation and experimentation while studying composition with the likes of Harold Morris, Miff Mole, Wild Bill Davidson, George Brunis, and Red McKenzie. Called “the Chopin of Corpus Christi” by Emory Cook of...
(Cook Records, 1955), 25 mins, 8 page(s)
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Jazz/Some Beginnings - 1913-1926
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 44 mins
This exploration into the beginnings of jazz brings together the sounds of vaudeville banjoes, dance orchestras, novelty songs, blues singers, and the first recording of New York stride piano. Connected by their fascination with syncopation, the artists on this album all contributed to the early development of th...
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 44 mins
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