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Baby Dodds

Baby Dodds
Born: Dec 24, 1898 in New Orleans, LA
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Died: Feb 14, 1959 in Chicago, IL
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Arguably the first important jazz drummer, Baby Dodds was one of the earliest to vary his patterns during a performance; a strong example of his adventurous style can be heard on a trio performance (with Jelly Roll Morton and Baby's brother Johnny) of "Wolverine Blues" in 1927. A major influence on Gene ...Read full biography
Baby Dodds Talking & Drum Solos
Released: 1951
Label: Smithsonian Records
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This is a most unusual album. In 1945, Baby Dodds recorded the first two released unaccompanied drum solos for the Circle label. On one day in 1946, he recorded eight additional selections for Folkways, ...Read full review
Talking and Drum Solos
Released: 2003
Label: Atavistic
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More Baby Dodds albums: Main Albums (2), Compilations (11), Others (1)