BDW8002 | Celestins Original Tuxedo Jazz Orch | Sam Morgans Jazz Band

Recorded in New Orleans 1925-28. The complete recordings including a recently discovered alternate of “Station Calls.”

Single, $18.00

 

 

Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
Oscar Celestin, “Kid Shots” Madison (cnts.), William Ridgley (tbn.), Willard Thoumy (clt. & alto sax.), Unknown (tnr. sax.), Manuel Manetta (pno.), John Marrero (bjo.), Simon Marrero (sbs.), Abby Foster (dms. & swannee whistle).
New Orleans, Jan. 23, 1925
1. 8906-A Original Tuxedo Rag (Celestin) Okeh 8215
2. 8907-A Careless Love (-) Okeh 8198
3. 8908-A Black Rag (Ridgley) Okeh 8198

Celestin’s Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra
Oscar Celestin (cnt.), August Rousseau (tbn.), Paul Barnes (clt. & alto sax.), Earl Pierson (tnr. sax.), Jeanette Salvant (pno.), John Marrero (bjo.), Abby Foster (dms.), Charles Gills (voc.).
New Orleans, April 13, 1926
4. 142014-2 I’m Satisfied You Love Me (Marrero) Columbia 14200-D
5. 142015-2 My Josephine (Barnes) v-CG Columbia 636-D
6. 142016-1 Station Calls (Marrero) Columbia 636-D
7. 142016-2 Station Calls (Marrero) Columbia 636-D
8. 142017-2 Give Me Some More (Barnes) Columbia 14200-D

As April 13, 1926 session except add Ricard Alexis (cnt.), Sid Carriere (sop. & tnr. sax.), Simon Marrero (sbs.); Abby Foster, Ferdinand Joseph (voc.).
New Orleans, April 11, 1927
9. 143953-1 Dear Almanzoer (Celestin) Columbia 14220-D
10. 143954-2 Papa’s Got The Jim-Jams (Marrero) v-AF Columbia 14220-D
11. 143955-1 As You Like It (Barnes) Columbia 14259-D
12. 143956-1 Just For You Dear, I’m Crying (Marrero) v-FJ Columbia 14259-D
13. 143956-3 Just For You Dear, I’m Crying (Marrero) v-FJ Columbia 14259-D

Oscar Celestin, Ricard Alexis or George McCullum (cnts.), August Rousseau or William Matthews (tbn.), Clarence Hall (clt. & alto sax.), Oliver Alcorn (clt. & tnr. sax.), Jeanette Salvant (pno.), John Marrero (bjo.), Simon Marrero (sbs.), Josiah Frazier (dms.).
New Orleans, Oct. 25, 1927
14. 145018-3 When I’m With You (Marrero) Columbia 14323-D
15. 145019-2 It’s Jam Up (Celestin) Columbia 14323-D

Oscar Celestin, Guy Kelly (cnts.), Ernest Kelly (tbn.), Earl Pierson (clt. & alto sax.), Sid Carriere (clt. & tnr. sax.), Jeanette Salvant (pno.), Narvin Kimball (bjo.), Simon Marrero (sbs.), Abby Foster (dms.).
New Orleans, Dec. 13, 1928
16. 147632-2 The Sweetheart Of T.K.O. (James) v-AF Columbia 14396-D
17. 147633-2 Ta Ta Daddy (Celestin) Columbia 14396-D

Sam Morgan’s Jazz Band
Sam Morgan, Isaiah Morgan (tpts.), Jim Robinson (tbn.), Earl Fouche (alto sax.), Andrew Morgan (clt. & tnr. sax.), Tink Baptiste (pno.), Johnny Dave (bjo.), Sidney Brown (sbs.), Nolan Williams (dms.)
New Orleans, April 14, 1927
18. 143975-1 Steppin’ On The Gas (Morgan) Columbia 14258-D
19. 143976-2 Everybody’s Talking About Sammy (Morgan) v-SM Columbia 14213-D
20. 143977-2 Mobile Stomp (Morgan) Columbia 14258-D
21. 143978-2 Sing On (Traditional) Columbia 14213-D

Walter Decou (pno.) and Roy Evans (dms.) replace Baptiste and Williams.
New Orleans, Oct. 22, 1927
22. 145000-2 Short Dress Gal (Morgan) v-SM & band Columbia 14351-D
23. 145001-2 Bogalousa Strut (Morgan) Columbia 14351-D
24. 145002-1 Down By The Riverside (Traditional) v-SM, AM, SB & band Columbia 14267-D
25. 145003-1 Over In The Gloryland (Traditional) Columbia 14267-D