Ralph Berton in New Orleans - early 20th Century

from Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It, page 84:

So certain good musicians of that time [early twentieth century] who did not have the chance to record will remain forever unknown. Have you ever heard anyone talk about Frankie Quartell? He was the first trumpet player I ever heard use a glass as a mute. Do you know the name of Arnold Johnson, an excellent pianist of that time?
cite as

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. 84. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433872332752 accessed: 18 May, 2022

location of experience: New Orleans

Listeners

Ralph Berton
jazz musician

Listening to

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New Orleans jazz performed by Frankie Quartell, Arnold Johnson

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century
Medium live

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:52:12 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:00:48 +0100