Wild Bill Davison

Wild Bill Davison

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Old Fashioned Love
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Sweet Georgia Brown
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Save It, Pretty Mama
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She's Funny That Way
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Memories Of You

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One of the great Dixieland trumpeters, Wild Bill Davison had a colorful and emotional style that ranged from sarcasm to sentimentality with plenty of growls and shakes. His unexpected placement of high notes was a highlight of his solos and his strong personality put him far ahead of the competition. In the 1920s, he played with the Ohio Lucky Seven, the Chubb-Steinberg Orchestra (with whom he made his recording debut), the Seattle Harmony Kings, and Benny Meroff. After he was i... Read more

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