River Boat Five

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        A fine if now forgotten dixieland band, the Riverboat Five played no-nonsense New Orleans jazz during the second half of the 1950's. Founded and led by clarinetist Ed Reed, the original group consisted of cornetist Ted Butterman, trombonist Wray Thomas, pianist Keller Merck, banjoist Dargan Fitch, tuba player Ed Tedder (who doubled on tenor), and drummer Jim Lunsford. Originally based in Atlanta, the band developed their group sound while playing for three years in Atlanta at a ... Read more

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