The Doctor Jazz website has been updated with the following 5
articles of great historical interest:
Brian Goggin sends an excellent essay on Benjamin (Reb) F. Spikes.
This accompanies Reb Spikes' WWI Draft Registration Card. Mention of
Jelly Roll, Sid LeProtti, Lionel Hampton and Ferde Grofé.
Brian Goggin sends a not-to-be-missed article titled, "Jazz : As I
Remember It" by Johnny St. Cyr. This massive article is now the
largest on the website!
Brian Goggin sends a terrific article titled, "The Spikes Brothers :
A Los Angeles Saga" by the late Floyd Levin. Mention of Jelly Roll.
Brian Goggin sends a superb essay on John (Johnny) Curry Spikes.
This accompanies Johnny Spikes' WWI Draft Registration Card. Mention
of Hugh Macbeth, M.G.M. and Jose Ferrer.
Russell Shor sends a record review for 4 tunes from Jelly Roll
Morton's 1939 Bluebird session. This is from the rare "Swing"
magazine, dated November 1939.
The above items can be accessed from the gray UPDATED BOX at: