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  1. Wynton Marsalis Group: Live In ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | National Public Radio

    By necessity, the early jazz pioneers knew how to make music for revelers. So it made sense that the tunes of Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver were on the bill for the New Year's Eve bash of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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  2. New Black Eagle Jazz Band in free concert Nov. 26 in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The music of Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver and other giants of early jazz comes alive in concert with the New Black Eagle Jazz Band in the Brown Bag Concert Series at noon Nov. 26 at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St. The event is free.

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  3. The AvalonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | LA Weekly

    ... stilt-walking Paul Riviera. Tickets at http://balletred.tix.com. In New Orleans, trumpet is king. Buddy Bolden, King Oliver and Louis Armstrong triumphantly announced the arrival of jazz to the world, and their legacy has continued on through ...

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  4. Macy GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | LA Weekly

    ... stilt-walking Paul Riviera. Tickets at http://balletred.tix.com. In New Orleans, trumpet is king. Buddy Bolden, King Oliver and Louis Armstrong triumphantly announced the arrival of jazz to the world, and their legacy has continued on through ...

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  5. Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | LA Weekly

    In New Orleans, trumpet is king. Buddy Bolden, King Oliver and Louis Armstrong triumphantly announced the arrival of jazz to the world, and their legacy has continued on through modern-day brass-men Wynton Marsalis, Terrence Blanchard and Nicholas Payton, themselves all native sons of New Orleans.

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  6. Sat 22Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | LA Weekly

    In New Orleans, trumpet is king. Buddy Bolden, King Oliver and Louis Armstrong triumphantly announced the arrival of jazz to the world, and their legacy has continued on through modern-day brass-men Wynton Marsalis, Terrence Blanchard and Nicholas Payton, themselves all native sons of New Orleans.

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  7. Muggsy SpanierRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | All About Jazz

    Cornet player Muggsy Spanier was a member of the famed Austin High Gang and fell for jazz the minute he saw King Oliver playing live in Chicago.

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  8. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2014: Lil HardinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    Memphian Lil Hardin will be inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame this evening. She was already at the top the jazz world in 1922 when Louis Armstrong showed up in Chicago to play for King Oliver.

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  9. The Rise and Fall of Paramount RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WWOZ

    ... business released records from many notable and highly influential artists including New Orleans jazz pioneers King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, and Jelly Roll Morton, plus scores of other now-huge names in the lexicon of traditional American music: Ma ...

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  10. Jazz trio brings it weekly at Troutini - Wednesday, 24 September 2014 17:09Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | West Linn Tidings

    ... at Troutini, a restaurant/bar. 'We play classic early New Orleans jazz - Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Sidney Bechet - which was the foundation for all jazz that followed, as well as a wide selection of songs from The Great ...

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  11. Revisiting the early days of Chicago's social-dance music with Isham JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    ... arranger, and saxophonist clearly reflect the jazz craze. These guys were absorbing the sounds of the great King Oliver, who moved to town from the Crescent City in 1919, but they were serving their white social-dance audience first and foremost, ... 2 comments

  12. Review: 'Wicked Knee' quartet, led by drummer Martin, brings...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... the combo reached back to the 1920s, with Bernstein's sly re-arrangement of "Sugar Foot Stomp," originally by King Oliver and his Dixie Syncopators. The piece started with a loose-limbed samba beat by Martin, with Bernstein, tuba player Marcus Rojas ...

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  13. Catherine Russell is taking her time with songRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... Louis Russell, was a jazz musician in the music genre’s formative days, playing piano with cornet player King Oliver before starting a band that was taken over by Louis Armstrong in the mid-1930s. The elder Russell later became an arranger and ...

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  14. In Brief: Falconers perform Friday before B-MetsRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... popular New Orleans Dixieland Band The DixieKats, playing music made popular by Louis Armstrong, Pete Fountain, King Oliver and more. Railroad historian Richard Palmer will be the guest speaker on Aug. 15 with a program on the history of the Lehigh ...

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  15. Lionel Ferbos, famed New Orleans jazz trumpeter, dies at 103Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2013 | The Mississippi Press

    ... way that they play melodies -- it's a different beat, a different rhythm," Mayfield said. "When you listen to King Oliver or Jelly Roll Morton, you hear it. I would describe it like sitting on the note, as opposed to playing in back of the note. ...

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  16. RADIO/PODCAST: Legends at the Landing This Week on Riverwalk JazzRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... A'Doc" Cheatham (1905-1997) was a walking encyclopedia of jazz history. He rubbed shoulders in Chicago with King Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton Orchestra and his talent really began to blossom. Never out of work, he kept on recording and performing ...

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  17. Help buy a headstone for Sara Martin.Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | NA Confidential

    Before LeBron James, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lawler ... before Kong itself ... there was King Oliver.

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