Lil Armstrong in Chicago - early 20th Century
[T]he new Orleans Creole Jazz Band came in town and gave an audition for Mrs. Jones [owner of a music shop where jazz musicians gathered and played]. When they started out on the Livery Stable Blues I nearly had a fit. I had never heard a band like that; they made goose pimples break out all over me. I'm telling you they played loud and long and got the biggest kick out of the fits I was having over their music.
The band consisted of violin, clarinet, cornet, trombone, bass, and drums, so they had to add a piano player to accompany the girl singer.… more >>
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. 93-94. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434549672163 accessed: 27 February, 2024
Listening tohide composers
|"Livery Stable Blues"
|New Orleans jazz music
|performed by Montudi Tubby, New Orleans Creole Jazz Band, Sugar Johnny, Original New Orleans Jazz Band
|early 20th Century
|in the company of others, indoors, in public