Bunk Johnson in New Orleans - between late 19th Century and early 20th Century
And King [Buddy] Bolden was one fine-lookin' brown-skin man, tall and slender and a terror with the ladies. He was the greatest ragtime cornet player, with a round keen tone. He could execute like hell and play in any key. He had a head, Buddy did!
Nat Hentoff and Nat Shapiro, Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It (London, 1992), p. 36-37. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433495634402 accessed: 29 January, 2022
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|ragtime jazz music||performed by Buddy Bolden|
|Date/Time||between late 19th Century and early 20th Century|