Lu Watter's Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Lu Watter's Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Top Songs

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Emperor Norton's Hunch
2
Sunset Cafe Stomp
3
Friendless Blues
4
At A Georgia Camp Meeting
5
Come Back Sweet Papa

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Biography

He was a young jazz trumpeter in love with a style of music that reached its creative peak while he was still in diapers. Wynton Marsalis? No...Lu Watters, one of the leading New Orleans revivalists of the 1940s. Watters was a die-hard fan of King Oliver's Original Creole Jazz Band (which included a young Louis Armstrong); his Yerba Buena Jazz Band featured the two-trumpet lineup made famous by Oliver. Watters and the other white revivalists believed in the primacy of early jazz... Read more

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