4351Re: American Legacy summer music issue - King Oliver White Sox band
- Jun 5, 2007I think maybe Jimmy Palao might be the sax player...is it Dutrey on
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, "silverleafjb" <silverleafjb@...>
> > The Joe Oliver piece includes a photo of his band at a 1918 Chicago
> > White Sox baseball game, which will be more familiar to some. The
> > visible personnel are Oliver (cornet), trombone, two clarinets, sax
> > (alto or tenor, it isn't clear) and drums. This photo certainly
> > demonstrates how lineups and instrumentation were more fluid in early
> > jazz units. Are any of the other group members identified? (The
> > trombone player, if African-American, is a very light skinned fellow).
> I tried to find a copy online of this photo, since I'm away from home
> and my reference materials. But I do remember some of the musicians:
> Willie Humphrey, tenor sax; Lawrence Duhe', clarinet (it may have been
> his band); Bill Johnson, bass; Minor Hall, drums. I think possibly Bud
> Scott on banjo. Don't recall the trombonist but I think he was a New
> Orleans player and African-American. There are at least two different
> shots of the band.
> If someone can direct me to, or email me a scan of the group, I might
> be able to be more positive with the identification...
> Chris Tyle
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