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Caption: sheet music cover
As New Orleans musicians began to migrate north following the closure of Storyville (the red light district near the navy base), it was only natura...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: HAPPY, NEW or YEAR 78s on Jazz-O-Rama, Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
"Happy Days Are Here Again", "I Found a New Baby" and "This Year's Kisses" are among the 78 RPM records heard on the 25th edition of Joe Bev's Jazz...

Bought by Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Apr 09, 2013
  • Length: 57:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cladys "Jabbo" Smith
Cladys "Jabbo" Smith is one of the finest exponents of early jazz trumpet, yet he is overshadowed by Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, and many oth...

Bought by WNCU and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Butterbeans & Susie
Jody and Susie Edwards were apparently married on stage at the Standard Theatre, Philadelphia. They went on perform for several decades billing th...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 13, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Missourians
They were known as the big band of the 1920s who sounded a little “country.” Not because they were from Nashville, nor did they have a twang in th...

Bought by KMUN


  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Louis Armstrong
There are three audible stages in the career of Louis Armstrong: The years prior to recording when he performed with Fate Marable, Oscar Celestin a...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
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Billy Taylor and Frank Wess talk about great musicians who never left town

  • Added: Aug 19, 2007
  • Length: 07:36
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Billy Taylor and Frank Wess talk about DC's Lincoln Theater and meeting Fats Waller

  • Added: Aug 19, 2007
  • Length: 06:30
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Billy Taylor and Frank Wess talk about their first music teacher

  • Added: Aug 19, 2007
  • Length: 06:50
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Billy Taylor and Frank Wess talk about encounters with Jelly Roll Morton & Lester Young

Bought by WJFF and WCVE


  • Added: Aug 19, 2007
  • Length: 08:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Billy Taylor and Frank Wess talk about great musicians who never left town

  • Added: Aug 19, 2007
  • Length: 07:34
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Vintage Blues Radio Program

Bought by WETS and 88.5 JAZZ FM Erie's Jazz Station


  • Added: Jun 27, 2007
  • Length: 57:56
  • Purchases: 2