Barry Martyn

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        Barry Martyn has been as important a producer and propagandist for New Orleans jazz as he has been a drummer. Throughout his career, he has frequently been the youngest member (often by decades) in the bands he led. Martyn, who began playing drums in 1955, was a natural-born leader, heading his first group a year later; he was recording by 1959. Martyn was primarily interested in New Orleans revival jazz as played by the veterans. In 1961 he first visited New Orleans, where he s... Read more

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