Dink Johnson

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        Dink Johnson was nothing if not versatile, as one can judge from the three instruments that he played. Johnson started out working in New Orleans as a pianist in Storyville. He traveled to Los Angeles where he was a drummer for Bill Johnson's Creole Band in 1913. Johnson freelanced, played drums during Jelly Roll Morton's stay in California, and in 1922, recorded with Kid Ory's band (Spikes' Seven Pods of Pepper), on clarinet! Johnson spent much of his career in California, lead... Read more

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