New Orleans Rhythm Kings

    New Orleans Rhythm Kings

    • New Orleans Rhythm Kings
    New Orleans Rhythm Kings

    New Orleans Rhythm Kings

    • New Orleans Rhythm Kings

    New Orleans Rhythm Kings

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        The New Orleans Rhythm Kings (NORK) were the finest jazz group to be on record in 1922, and the white band has served as proof that, even that early, African-Americans were not the only ones who could play jazz with individuality and integrity. The key members of the group (leader/cornetist Paul Mares, trombonist George Brunis, and clarinetist Leon Roppolo) were childhood friends from New Orleans. In 1922, they started a 17-month residency at the Friar's Inn Nightclub in Chicago... Read more

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