Percy Humphrey

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    We Shall Walk Through The Streets Of The CityPercy Humphrey
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    All The Gals Like The Way I RidePercy Humphrey
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    Rip 'Em Up JoePercy Humphrey
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    Climax, RagPercy Humphrey
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    Milenberg JoysPercy Humphrey
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        Percy and his brother, clarinetist Willie Humphrey, became well-known from the 1960s on for their playing in the erratic but enjoyable Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Percy, whose other brother was trombonist Earl Humphrey (1902-1971), was never a major musician, but he played his simple melodic leads with sincerity. He gained his initial recognition working with New Orleans brass bands, including the Eureka Brass Band. Humphrey was with George Lewis during 1951-1953 and mostly pla... Read more

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