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1923:

Added: 2006-02-01 April 6, 1923 - Gennett records and releases King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band. This would be the first recordings to feature Louis Armstrong and the incredible two coronet leads. Recordings from this session include “Canal Street Blues,' “Chimes Blues,” “Weather Bird Rag,” “Dippermouth Blues,” “Froggie More,” “Just Gone” and a few others. Member of King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band include: King Oliver & Louis Armstrong on coronet, Honore Dutrey on trombone, Johnny Dodds on clarinet, Lil Hardin Armstrong on piano, Bill Johnson on piano and Baby Dodds on drums.

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