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Black Bottom Stompers

Mike Hazeldine

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Septet. Formed in Chicago in 1927 to record for Brunswick and Vocalion, it was led by Johnny Dodds (clarinet); his sidemen were Louis Armstrong (cornet), Roy Palmer (trombone), Barney Bigard (tenor saxophone), Earl Hines (piano), Bud Scott (banjo), and Baby Dodds (drums). Johnny Dodds and Armstrong had earlier recorded for OKeh as members of the Hot Five (1925–6) and of Jimmy Bertrand’s Washboard Wizards (21 April 1927). The Black Bottom Stompers recorded four tracks on

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