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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


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


Chicago Jazz: A Cultural History, 1904-1930

William Howland Kenney

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092608
eISBN:
9780199853168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092608.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book offers a wide-ranging look at jazz in the Windy City, revealing how Chicago became the major centre for jazz in the 1920s, one of the most vital periods in the history of the music. It ... More


Historical Cadence and the Nitty-Gritty Effect

Phillip Brian Harper

in Abstractionist Aesthetics: Artistic Form and Social Critique in African American Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479865437
eISBN:
9781479808878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865437.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter two reevaluates the conventional wisdom that African American culture wholly repudiates abstraction, noting the paradoxical fact that music, which is generally considered the most ... More


Just Bunk?

Vic Hobson

in Creating Jazz Counterpoint: New Orleans, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039911
eISBN:
9781626740259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039911.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses Bunk Johnson’s claim to have played with Buddy Bolden. Jazz scholars have questioned this particularly in relation to Johnson’s date of birth. Using genealogical information, ... More


Civilization on Trial

Joshua Berrett

in Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103847
eISBN:
9780300127478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103847.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at Paul Whiteman's success in Atlantic City, and Louis Armstrong's landing of a part in King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band as second cornet. It notes that for all the dynamic modernism ... 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


Did Bunk Teach Louis?

Vic Hobson

in Creating the Jazz Solo: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819772
eISBN:
9781496819826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819772.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses whether Bunk Johnson played a significant role in teaching Louis Armstrong. Sidney Bechet knew both Bunk and Louis in New Orleans and he appears to confirm that Bunk did teach ... More


Rhythm

Arna Bontemps

in The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037696
eISBN:
9780252094958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037696.003.0029
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the history of ragtime, blues, boogie woogie, jazz, and gospel music in Illinois. Itinerant Negro musicians considered Chicago a good town on the circuit. The district which ... More


Out Chorus

Joshua Berrett

in Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103847
eISBN:
9780300127478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103847.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on how both Paul Whiteman and Louis Armstrong affected the culture of America after the war, during the rush of modernism. It talks about how Armstrong, for one, helped shape ... More


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