Charles Joseph “Buddy” Bolden – (September 6, 1877 – November 4, 1931) was an African-American cornetist and is regarded by contemporaries as a key figure in the development of a New Orleans style of rag-timemusic, or [More]
Ragtime Piano : SCOTT JOPLIN – ” The Entertainer ” (1902) Scott Joplin (1868-1917) Scott Joplin is considered the foremost composer of ragtime music. Many of his compositions, including “Maple Leaf Rag” and “The Entertainer,” [More]
Written by Charles Fulcher in the mid twenties. Became a modestly popular song and played by several other orchestras including Paul Whiteman and Fletcher Henderson.
Early Jazz 1920s: Paul Whiteman – Georgia, 1922 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra — Georgia, Fox-trot (W. Donaldson), Victor 1922 (USA; accoustic recording)
I’ve Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter) – Frank Sinatra (1956).
Pianist extraordinaire Art Tatum performs “Yesterdays” composed by Jerome David Kern and Otto Harbach. Art Tatum was a jazz pianist and virtuoso who was nearly blind. He is acknowledged by many to be one of [More]
King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band – The Gennett Sessions April 5-6, 1923 Gennett Recording Studio, Richmond, IN * The songs were taken from The Chronological Classics: King Oliver And His Creole Jazz Band 1923. * [More]
Leon Bismark “Bix” Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 — August 6, 1931) was an American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer. A native of Davenport, Iowa. Bix Beiderbecke was one of the great jazz musicians of [More]
“Singin’ thе Bluеѕ” is a 1920 jаzz соmроѕіtіоn by J. Ruѕѕеl Robinson, Con Conrad, Sаm M. Lewis, аnd Jое Yоung. It wаѕ rесоrdеd bу the Orіgіnаl Dіxіеlаnd Jass Bаnd іn 1920 аѕ аn іnѕtrumеntаl and [More]