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by Russell Perry
The clarinet dominated the reeds throughout the 1920s. Sidney Bechet made a stand with the soprano sax and Frankie Trumbauer celebrated the lightness of the C-melody sax. And then there was Coleman Hawkins. Our guest in this hour is Jeff Deckersaxophonist, composer, educator and member of the jazz performance faculty of the University of ...
by William Carter
Listen to bassist Pops Foster with the Luis Russell Orchestra from 1929, playing Jersey Lightning." Also on this record are New Orleans men Henry Red" Allen, Albert Nicholas and Paul Barbarin. Virtually all of the New Orleans bass players depicted in this post played in an energetic, percussive style very similar to Foster's: