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by Jeff Fitzgerald, Genius
This article was originally published at All About Jazz on November 12, 2018. 10. In 1956, while in the throes of kicking his heroin addiction and late for a gig, Miles Davis picks up a small black snake that had wandered into his Missouri home andthinking it is just a hallucinationmistakes for a clip-on tie. He completed the gig wearing the snake, which started a trend of Jazz musicians wearing skinny black ties that continues to this day. ...read more
by Russell Perry
In the last hour we listened to the first jazz recordings by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band in 1917 and the antecedents of the music. In this hour we will follow the diaspora of New Orleans musicians as they spread across the country bringing jazz with them. Playlist Host Intro 00:00 Kid Ory's Sunshine Orchestra Society Blues" from Ory's Creole Trombone (Greatest Recordings 1922-1944) (ASV Living Era) 2:44 Kid Ory's Sunshine Orchestra Ory's Creole Trombone" from Ory's ...read more