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1919: Original Dixieland Jazz Band

1919: Ford Dabney

The story of Ford Dabney, immensely famous early jazz contributor, who is almost totally forgotten today.

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You can listen to songs from every episode on Spotify.

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You can follow along with the show on Twitter @jazzhistorypod. The website can be found at A History of Jazz. My name is Arik Devens and you can follow me on Twitter @danieltiger

Bibliography:

Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry - Tim Brooks

1919: James Reese Europe

The life and times of James Reese Europe, and his contributions to ragtime and early jazz history.

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You can listen to songs from every episode on Spotify.

You can subscribe to the show on iTunes, Overcast, or wherever great podcasts are found.

You can follow along with the show on Twitter @jazzhistorypod. The website can be found at A History of Jazz. My name is Arik Devens and you can follow me on Twitter @danieltiger

Bibliography:

Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry - Tim Brooks

1918: Everybody Else

A look at some of the other jazz music recorded in 1918.

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You can listen to songs from every episode on Spotify.

You can subscribe to the show on iTunes, Overcast, or wherever great podcasts are found.

You can follow along with the show on Twitter @jazzhistorypod. The website can be found at A History of Jazz. My name is Arik Devens and you can follow me on Twitter @danieltiger

Bibliography:

A History of Jazz in Britain 1919-50 - Jim Godbolt

Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry - Tim Brooks

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1918: Original Dixieland Jazz Band

What the Original Dixieland Jazz Band was up to, in 1918.

Show Notes

You can listen to songs from every episode on Spotify.

You can subscribe to the show on iTunes, Overcast, or wherever great podcasts are found.

You can follow along with the show on Twitter @jazzhistorypod. The website can be found at A History of Jazz. My name is Arik Devens and you can follow me on Twitter @danieltiger

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Watch a performance of The Shimmy

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Bibliography:

The Story of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band - H.O. Brunn

1918: Wilbur Sweatman

Who Wilbur Sweatman was, why he matters, and some of the music he made in 1918.

Show Notes

You can listen to songs from every episode on Spotify.

You can subscribe to the show on iTunes, Overcast, or wherever great podcasts are found.

You can follow along with the show on Twitter @jazzhistorypod. The website can be found at A History of Jazz. My name is Arik Devens and you can follow me on Twitter @danieltiger

Bibliography:

That's Got 'Em!: The Life and Music of Wilbur C. Sweatman - Mark Berresford