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Kid Ory and the Revival Era

Floyd Levin

in Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213609
eISBN:
9780520928985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213609.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses Kid Ory, a legendary trombonist. The chapter first presents some background information on Ory, including his first attempts to enter the world of jazz. It then examines his ... More


Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians

Floyd Levin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213609
eISBN:
9780520928985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213609.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The author of this book, an award-winning jazz writer, has personally known many of the jazz greats who contributed to the music's colorful history. This book, which contains works published mostly ... More


1917–1919 Creole Jazz

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1917 to 1919. It explains that by 1917, Ory’s band was already a successful and sought-after band, and that that ... More


1908–1910 Kid

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1908 to 1910. It explains that Ory’s band was hired to play on advertising wagons and for dances at Lincoln ... More


1919–1925 California

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1919 to 1925. It explains that Ory’s move to California and those of Louis Armstrong and Joe Oliver were all ... More


1910–1916 New Orleans

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter, which focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1910 to 1916, provides a brief history of New Orleans and the development of jazz music there. It ... More


1925–1933 Chicago Sideman

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1925 to 1933. It explains that in Chicago, Ory played sideman and backed up other jazz musicians including Louis ... More


Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

John McCusker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Edward “Kid” Ory (1886–1973) was a trombonist, composer, recording artist, and early New Orleans jazz band leader. This book tells his story from birth on a rural sugar cane plantation in a ... More


Introduction who was Kid Ory?

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the life and career of jazz musician Kid Ory. The book, which covers Ory’s life and career during the period from 1900 to ... More


ca. 1897–1900 Music

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter, which discusses the early phases of Kid Ory’s music learning experience during the period from 1897 to 1901, explains that Ory first joined a singing or humming group, and then a group ... More


1886–1896 Le Monde Creole En Campagne

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the early childhood of Kid Ory during the period from 1886 to 1896. It explains that Ory was born on Christmas day in Woodland Plantation in La Place, Louisiana, and that the ... More


1905–1907 Walking with the King

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1905 to 1907. It discusses Ory’s trip to New Orleans to purchase a new trombone and highlights his meeting with ... More


1933–1973 Epilogue

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1933 to 1973. It explains that even while working as a janitor, Ory’s love for music never faded. He copyrighted ... More


1900–1904 Orphan

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the story of Kid Ory’s life and music during the period from 1900 to 1904. It explains that although Ory’s parents died during this period, between all his hand-to-mouth ... More


Bouncing Around

Samuel Charters

in A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

The economic boom of the 1920s presented New Orleans’s black musicians opportunities to reach out to new audiences ready to dance to the current rhythms. As a result, their music found its way into ... More


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