Nappy Lamare

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        Nappy Lamare became famous for his occasional vocals with Bob Crosby's Bobcats and, although he rarely soloed, he appeared on many hot recording sessions. Lamare was part of the very viable jazz scene in 1920s New Orleans, playing with Monk Hazel, Sharkey Bonano, and Johnny Bayersdorffer Jazzola Novelty Orchestra, among others. Lamare, who made his recording debut with John Hyman's Bayou Stompers in 1927, went up North and joined Ben Pollack in 1930. When Pollack's band was take... Read more

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