in Augusta, Georgia - October, 1916
from Ragged but right / Lynn Abbott, page 145:
Started selling tickets at 6:30; stopped selling at 7:45, turning away about 500 people, but they stood on the outside and listened to the music, for we have a fine orchestra. Fred Kewley, leader and clarinettist; H. B. Howard, piano; John [sic] Robinson, drums; John Porter, bass; David Jones, alto; Willie Hightower, cornet.
Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff (ed.), Ragged but right / Lynn Abbott (Jackson, 2007), p. 145. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447159988109 accessed: 7 December, 2023
Listening tohide composers
|performance of 'unknown music'||performed by David Jones, Fred Kewley, H.B. Howard, John Porter, John Robinson, Willie Hightower|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in public|
People turned away from Tolliver's Big Show in Augusta, Georgia, stop to listen to the orchestra.