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Kid Ory

Kid Ory
Born: Dec 25, 1886 in LaPlace, LA
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Died: Jan 23, 1973 in Honolulu, HI
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Kid Ory was one of the great New Orleans pioneers, an early trombonist who virtually defined the "tailgate" style (using his horn to play rhythmic bass lines in the front line behind the trumpet and clarinet) and who was fortunate enough to last through the lean years so he could make a major comeback ...Read full biography
1956 The Legendary 'Kid'
Released: 1956
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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One of trombonist Kid Ory's greatest recordings, this consistently exciting CD features trumpeter Alvin Alcorn, clarinetist Phil Gomez, and a strong rhythm section that includes bassist Wellman Braud and ...Read full review
1954
Released: 1954
Label: Fantasy Inc.
Critics' Rating:
Although some Kid Ory fans might disagree, the veteran trombonist led his finest bands (at least the ones that recorded) in the 1950s. The one heard on this CD is really quite definitive, featuring the ...Read full review
More Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band albums: Main Albums (31), Compilations (40), Singles & EPs (1)