Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

by John McCusker

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Overview

The definitive biography of the great band leader and New Orleans Jazz performer

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617036279
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 08/24/2012
Series: American Made Music Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

John McCusker, New Orleans, Louisiana, is a photographer for The Times-Picayune. He was part of the the team that shared the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Journalism for covering Hurricane Katrina.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction Who Was Kid Ory? 3

Chapter 1 1886-1896: Le Monde Creole en Campagne 6

Chapter 2 ca. 1897-1900: Music 24

Chapter 3 1900-1904: Orphan 42

Chapter 4 1905-1907: Walking with the King 52

Chapter 5 1908-1910: Kid 64

Chapter 6 1910-1916: New Orleans 80

Chapter 7 1917-1919: Creole Jazz 112

Chapter 8 1919-1925: California 134

Chapter 9 1925-1933: Chicago Sideman 156

Chapter 10 1933-1973: Epilogue 184

Appendix I Autobiography 189

Appendix II Autobiography 191

Appendix III Selected Discography 193

Appendix IV Lost Compositions 200

Notes 210

Index 240

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