Bud Scott in New Orleans - 1908

from Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It, page 37:

I joined John Robichaux in 1904. There were seven men in the band (no piano): guitar, violin, Jim Williams on trumpet (he used to use a mute), cornet, Battice Dellile on trombone, Dee Dee Chandler on drums and the greatest bass player I ever heard in my life--Henry Kimball. They played for the elite and had the town sewed up. In about 1908, Robichaux had a contest with Bolden in Lincoln Park and Robichaux won. For the contest, Robichaux added Manuel Perez. Bolden got hot-headed that night, as Robichaux really had his gang out. On other occasions, when Robichaux was playing in Lincoln Park and …   more >>
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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. 37. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433497074254 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: New Orleans

Listeners

Bud Scott
banjoist, Guitarist, Singing
1890-1949

Listening to

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New Orleans jazz band music performed by Battice Dellile, Dee Dee Chandler, Henry Kimball, Jim Williams, Buddy Bolden, Manuel Perez, John Robichaux, Bud Scott

Experience Information

Date/Time 1908
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 05 Jun 2015 10:37:54 +0100
Approved on Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:37:24 +0100