Natty Dominique

Natty Dominique

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An erratic trumpeter, Natty Dominique was at his best in the 1920s (such as on "Brush Stomp" and "Oriental Man") and played in an appealing rhythmic style with plenty of force. However, there were also times ("Tack 'Em Down") when his enthusiasm got the best of him. He played in brass bands as a teenager in New Orleans, left town in 1913, and freelanced in Chicago and the Midwest. Dominique recorded with Jelly Roll Morton in 1923 and played with Carroll Dickerson and Jimmie Noon... Read more

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