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4351Re: American Legacy summer music issue - King Oliver White Sox band

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  • silverleafjb
    Jun 5, 2007
      I think maybe Jimmy Palao might be the sax player...is it Dutrey on

      Chris Tyle

      --- 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...
      > Cheers,
      > Chris Tyle
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