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Original Dixieland Jazz Band

Band, 1916-1925 US
Jazz

Band consisting five New Orleans musicians was founded in Chicago in 1916. On February 26, 1917 they recorded the first jazz record ever for the Victor Talking Machine Company, which was released in May, 1917. Soon after their first release, the Original Dixieland Jass Band changed their name to Original Dixieland Jazz Band. In 1918 they came to be the very first ever jazz band to perform in Europe. Band remained active till 1925. The five original members of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band were: Nick LaRocca (cornet and director) Eddie Edwards (trombone) Larry Shields (clarinet) Henry Ragas (piano) Tony Sbarbaro (drums)

        
Members
PortraitBobby Hackett
cor, tr 1915-1976 US
PortraitJack Lesberg
b 1920-2005 US
PortraitFrank Signorelli
p 1901-1975 US
PortraitMax Kaminsky
tr 1908-1994 US
PortraitEddie Condon
g 1905-1973 US
Henry Vaniselli
p
Arthur Seaberg
cl
PortraitLarry Shields
cl 1893-1953 US
Don Parker
as US
PortraitNick LaRocca
cor 1889-1961 US
PortraitTony Sbarbaro
dr 1895-1969 US
PortraitEddie Edwards
tb 1891-1963 US
PortraitWild Bill Davison
cor 1906-1989 US
PortraitEmile Christian
b, tb 1895-1973 US
PortraitHenry Ragas
p 1891-1919 US
PortraitJ. Russel Robinson
p 1892-1963 US
Teddy Roy
p 1905-1966 US
Billy Jones
p
Tony Spargo
dr
Popular Tracks   
Livery Stable Blues on 1917-36 by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Tiger Rag on 1917-36 by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Clarinet Marmalade on Masters of Classic Jazz: Dixieland by Various Artists
Tiger Rag 3 on The Best of Dixieland by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
St. Louis Blues on 1917-36 by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Ostrich Walk on Masters of Classic Jazz: Dixieland by Various Artists
Bow Wow Blues (My Mama Treats Me Like A Dog) on 1917-36 by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Dixie Jass Band One-Step on The First Jazz Recordings, 1917-1921 by Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Skeleton Jangle on Masters of Classic Jazz: Dixieland by Various Artists
Bluin' The Blues - Remastered 1992 on The 75th Anniversary by Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Sicily Jass The SoundtrackOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band2017Compil.
The Return 1935-38 - The Studio PerformancesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band2006Compil.
Classic Jazz Archive - Original Dixieland Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band2004Compil.
The Creators Of JazzOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band2001Compil.
The Complete Original Dixieland Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band2000Compil.
At The Jazz Band BallOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1998Compil.
The First Jazz Recordings 1917-1921Original Dixieland Jazz Band1998Compil.
Original Dixieland One Step / Livery Stable BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1997Album
America! America!George Gershwin, Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, William Russo, Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake, Irving Berlin, Euday L. Bowman, Original Dixieland Jazz Band1995Compil.
The Complete Original Dixieland Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1992Compil.
The 75th AnniversaryOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1992Compil.
LXIX. The First Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1992Album
Number Two BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band / Johnny De Droit1986Compil.
Eddie Edwards Original Dixieland Jazz Band With Tony Sbarbaro - 1945 And 1946Original Dixieland Jazz Band With Tony Sbarbaro1985Album
The Roots of JazzScott Joplin, W. C. Handy, Bessie Smith, Original Dixieland Jazz Band1984Compil.
1943Original Dixieland Jazz Band1983Album
Sensation!Original Dixieland Jazz Band1983Compil.
Eddie Edwards Original Dixieland Jazz Band With Tony SbarbaroOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band With Tony Sbarbaro1975Album
The London RecordingsOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1974Compil.
Original Dixieland Jazz Band & Louisiana FiveOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band & Louisiana Five1971Compil.
Original Dixieland Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1970Compil.
The Original Dixieland Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1967Compil.
The Original Dixieland Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1967Compil.
Jazz Originators Vol. 4Original Dixieland Jazz Band1964Single
Jazz Greats Vol. 2 Chicago To New YorkOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band, New Orleans Rhythm Kings, Red And Miff's Stompers, Joe Venuti's Blue Four1959Single
The Original Dixieland Jass Band Vol. 1Original Dixieland Jazz Band1954Compil.
Darktown Strutters' Ball / High Society RagOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band / King Oliver's Jazz Band1950Album
Eddie Edwards And His Original Dixieland Jazz BandEddie Edwards And His Original Dixieland Jazz Band With Tony Sbarbaro1949Album
Eddie Edwards And His Original Dixieland Jazz BandEddie Edwards And His Original Dixieland Jazz Band With Tony Sbarbaro1949Single
V-Disc Blues / Tiger RagSidney Bechet And His New Orleans Feetwarmers / Original Dixieland Jazz Band1944Album
Good-Night, Sweet Dreams, Good-Night / In My Little Red BookOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1938Album
Drop A Nickel In The Slot / JezebelOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1938Album
oooOO-Oh Boom!Original Dixieland Jazz Band1938Album
Any Time At All / Old Joe BladeLionel Hampton And His Orchestra / D. J. La Rocca And Original Dixieland Jazz Band1938Album
Vieni . . .Vieni . . . / Fidgety FeetRonnie Munro & His Orchestra / Original Dixieland Jazz Band1937Album
Tiger Rag / Bluin' The BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1936Album
Ostrich Walk / Bluin' The BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1936Album
St. Louis Blues / Clarinet MarmaladeBenny Goodman And His Orchestra / Nick LaRocca And Original Dixieland Jazz Band1936Album
Jazz Me Blues / Tiger RagOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1936Album
Bow Wow Blues / Railroad BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band / The Benson Orchestra Of Chicago1922Album
Margie / PalesteenaOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1921Album
Basin Street Blues / Breathless BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1921Album
Broadway Rose / Sweet Mamma (Papa's Getting Mad)Original Dixieland Jazz Band1921Album
St. Louis Blues / Jazz Me BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1921Album
Home Again Blues / Crazy BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1921Album
Dangerous Blues / Royal Garden BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1921Album
Soudan / Me-owOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1920Album
Barnyard Blues / At The Jazz Band BallOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1919Album
Mournin' Blues / Clarinet Marmalade BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1919Album
Fidgety Feet / Lazy DaddyOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1919Album
Fidgety Feet / Lazy DaddyOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1919Album
Skeleton Jangle / Tiger RagOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1918Album
Original Dixieland Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1918Compil.
Tiger Rag / Skeleton JangleOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1918Album
At The Jazz Band Ball / Ostrich WalkOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1918Album
The Original Dixieland Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1918Compil.
Bluin' The Blues / Sensation RagOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1918Album
Original Dixieland Jazz BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1918Compil.
Original Dixieland One Step / Livery Stable BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1917Single
Dixie Jass Band One Step / Livery Stable BluesOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1917Album
Barnyard Blues / Original Dixieland One-StepOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1917Album
The Original Dixieland Jass BandOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1917Compil.
Indiana / Darktown Strutters' BallOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band1917Album
At The Jazz Band Ball / Ostrich WalkOriginal Dixieland Jazz BandAlbum
In My Little Red BookOriginal Dixieland Jazz BandSingle
The Saturday Night Swing ClubBunny Berigan And Original Dixieland Jazz BandAlbum
Archive Of Jazz Volume 37 - Early Dixieland BandsOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band / Ladd's Black AcesCompil.
Original Dixieland Jazz Band In EnglandOriginal Dixieland Jazz BandSingle
A Historic Recording Made In 1919/20Original Dixieland Jazz BandCompil.
In England 1919Original Dixieland Jazz BandCompil.
O.D.J.B. Re-visitedOriginal Dixieland Jazz BandCompil.
In England 1919Original Dixieland Jazz BandCompil.
In England 1919/20 (Number 2)Original Dixieland Jazz BandCompil.
Early DixielandLadd's Black Aces / Original Dixieland Jazz BandCompil.
First Jazz Recording 1917Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Louisiana FiveCompil.
Sphinx / Alice Blue GownOriginal Dixieland Jazz BandAlbum
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