Storyville No. 82


Apr 1979


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Film: Sweet and Lowdown (Goodman 44); Choo Choo Swing (Basie); Indianapolis Ragtime project; Harlem Bluies and Jazz Band; 

Can't We Talk It Over ?

Letters by readers

British Piano Museum; "Bass" Edwards with Duke Ellington; Charlie Johnson photo (issue 75); Frank Coughlan; Film: Pie Pie Blackbird (Eubie Blake, George Winfield); Walter E. Young.

Test Exists

Bruce Bastin

Listing of as yet unlisted recordings, which survived as test pressings. (Mostly Blues).

Rhythm From Memphis (Johnny Williams)

John Chilton

Career of bassman Johnny Williams Jr. (photos).

Re Re-Minting The Pennies

John R. T. Daviess

Critical listing and discography of Red Nichols' Five Pennies and his Orchestra from May 1931 - May 1932.

New Books

reviewed by Laurie Wright & Howard Rye

New Orleans Jazz - A Family Album, by Al Rose & Edmond Souchon (Revised edition); The AFRS & TS (Gold Label) Transcription Library, by Rainer E. Lotz (HR); McKinney's Music - A Bio-Discography by John Chilton (LW); Die Deutsche "78er" Discographie by Horst H. LAnge (LW); Capt. John Handy by Horst Hertling (LW).

NoLa Records



Fountain - Retrieval


DFJ 115: Midway Dance Orch., Midway Garden Orch., Orig. Memphis Mel. Boys a.o.



VLP 31 Lillian Glinn; VLP 47 Clarence Williams Columbias

Record Reviews


Magpie PY 4408 (Piano Blues Vol. 8); Yazoo L 1061 (Jazz Guitar: C. Kress, Tony Mottola, D. McDonough, F. van Eps); Tax m-8032 (T. Wilson); IAJRC 26 (Napoleon OM5); Agram Blues AB 2001 (barbecue Bob); Agram Ab 2002 (Charley Jordan); Agram AB 2003 (Walter Vinson); Giants o. Jazz GOJ 1001 (Billie Holiday); New Orleans NOR 7206 (Johnny Wiggs); Saydisc SDL 288 (Bluenote Jazzband); Arcadia 2010 (Territory Bands); Blues Classics BC 4 (Kokomo Arnold, Peetie Wheatstraw); Yazoo 1062 (J. Venuti); Herw 405 (Ragtime Piano); MCA 510.197 (Spirituals & Gospels); Tax m-8029 (Basie); 


Discographical Forum

# 366, #371-#375


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