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Nick LaRocca

cor, 1889-1961 US, New Orleans
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Dominic James La Rocca

Dominic James "Nick" LaRocca (April 11, 1889 – February 22, 1961), was an early jazz cornetist and trumpeter and the leader of the Original Dixieland Jass Band. He is the composer of one of the most recorded jazz classics of all-time, "Tiger Rag". He was part of what is generally regarded as the first recorded jazz band, a band which recorded and released the first jazz recording, "Livery Stable Blues" in 1917.

        
Instruments
  • Cornet
  • Trumpet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Tiger Rag - 1992 Remastered on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Bluin' The Blues - Remastered 1992 on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Original Dixieland One-Step (Intro. "That Teasin' Rag") on 1917-36 by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Jazz Me Blues - 1992 Remastered on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Sensation Rag - 1992 Remastered on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Lazy Daddy - Remastered 1992 on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Margie - 1992 Remastered on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Dangerous Blues - Remastered 1992 on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
St. Louis Blues - 1992 Remastered on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Mournin' Blues - Remastered 1992 on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Tiger RagNick LaRocca1962Single
St. Louis Blues / Clarinet MarmaladeBenny Goodman And His Orchestra / Nick LaRocca And Original Dixieland Jazz Band1936Album
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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 and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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