Kid Ory

    Kid Ory

    • Kid Ory
    Kid Ory

    Kid Ory

    • Kid Ory

    Kid Ory

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    Ory's Creole TromboneKid Ory
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    Savoy BluesKid Ory
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    Milneburg Joys (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Line-Up)Kid Ory
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    Big Butter & Egg Man (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Line-Up)Kid Ory

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        Kid Ory was one of the great New Orleans pioneers, an early trombonist who virtually defined the "tailgate" style (using his horn to play rhythmic bass lines in the front line behind the trumpet and clarinet) and who was fortunate enough to last through the lean years so he could make a major comeback in the mid-'40s. Originally a banjoist, Ory soon switched to trombone and by 1911 was leading a popular band in New Orleans. Among his trumpeters during the next eight years were M... Read more

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