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A member of the famous New Orleans musical family, Emile Christian was among the most widely traveled, celebrated early jazz players. He played with his brothers Charles and Frank in groups led by Papa Jack and Alfred Laine, and in Fischer's Brass Band, then again with Frank Christian. He then worked with Merritt Brunies in 1916 in both New Orleans and Chicago, then played with Bert Kelly in 1917 before rejoining Brunies. This group was now called the Original New Orleans Jazz B... Read more

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