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Albert French

bj, FR
Musician of Jazz

Albert "Papa" French was a New Orleans Jazz musician, banjo player, and band leader. He died in 1977.He was a banjo player in the Original Tuxedo Brass Band of New Orleans. This band was founded in 1910 and led for 44 years by Papa Celestin. After the death of Papa Celestin in 1954, leadership was briefly taken over by trombonest Eddie Pierson until his death in 1958. The leadership of the band fell to Banjo player Albert French, who was called "Papa" French as a token of endearment of the Late Papa Celestin. Papa French led the band until his death in 1977.

     
Instruments
  • Banjo
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues

Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Albert "Papa" French At Tradition Hall - Volume 2Albert French1975Album
Albert "Papa" French At Tradition Hall - Volume 1Albert French1975Album
Albert "Papa" French And His Original Tuxedo Jazz BandAlbert French, Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra1975Album
At Tradition HallAlbert French1975Album
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership.
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