Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

By McCusker, John

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ISBN
978-1-61703-626-2
Publisher
Univ. of Mississippi


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Reviewed on October 15, 2012  |  Performing Arts

Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist McCusker (photographer, New Orleans Times-Picayune) delivers a definitive biography of jazz pioneer Edward “Kid” Ory (1886–1973) that chronicles his significance as an artistic innovator (he invented the “tailgate” style of trombone playing, one of the pillars of Dixieland jazz) and as a sideman in the seminal Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five sessions (during which he composed  “Muskrat Ram...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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