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Tiger rag : Their 25 finest 1917-1923

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Tiger rag : Their 25 finest 1917-1923

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Title
Tiger rag : Their 25 finest 1917-1923
Performer
The Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Publisher
Retrospective, 2017
1 cd
Playing time
01:17:56
EAN
0710357429620
CDR
JCX2301
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About The Original Dixieland Jazz Band

The Original Dixieland Jass Band (ODJB) was a Dixieland jazz band that made the first jazz recordings in early 1917. Their "Livery Stable Blues" became the first jazz record ever issued. The group composed and recorded many jazz standards, the most famous being "Tiger Rag". In late 1917 the spelling of the band's name was changed to Original Dixieland Jazz Band.

The band consisted of five musicians who had played in the Papa Jack Laine bands.

ODJB billed itself as the Creators of Jazz. It was the first band to record jazz commercially and to have hit recordings in the genre. Band leader and cornetist Nick LaRocca argued that ODJB deserved recognition as the first band to record jazz commercially and the first band to establish jazz as a musical idiom or genre.

Origins

In early 1916, a promoter from Chicago approached clarinetist Alcide Nunez and drummer Johnny Stein about bringing a New Orleans-style band to Chicago…Read more on Wikipedia