Storyville No. 142


Jun 1990


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Bud Freeman, Ikey Robinson, Tressie Mitchell 

Harry R. Cooper (1903 - 1961). The Shadow of a Forgotten Musician

Ben Kragting Jr. (add. notes by Chris Hillman)

Harry Cooper's story and European discography.

Visiting Firemen 15: The Southern Syncopated Orchestra (Part 1)

Howard Rye

Itinary, British diary, personnel and press coverage of the travels of the SSO (late teens, early twenties).

New Books

reviewed by Laurie Wright

The Song of the Hawk by John Chilton; Jabbo Smith by Michel Laplace; Never Sell A Copyright (Joe Davis) by Bruce Bastin; Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band by Edward F. Polic.

Can't We Talk It Over ?

Letters by readers

Tempo King; Brunswick/Vocalion matrix series, C-matrix series; Bunk Johnson; King Oliver's letter to Bunk Johnson.

Record Reviews


Stomp Off SOS 1160 (Lyttelton); Retr FJ 128 (Piron); CHD 153 (Tea); Harlequin HQ 2070 (Hawaii 29-45); Stomp Off SOS 1169 (Hotel Edison Roof Orch.); Coll. It. 022 (Sammy Butler, Lizzie Miles, Melrose Stompers); VJM VLP 64 (Henderson); Document DLP 551-55 (5 LP, Mamie Smith); Swag S 1415 (The Southern Jazz Group 1950); CTPL 004/5 (2 CD, Willie The Lion Smith 15.12.49 Zürich); Swag S 1420 (Lazy Ade Monsbourgh); 794 126-2 (CD, Americ. in Paris Vol. 3 1929-37); JT 8504 (Watergate 7+1); Stomp Off SOS 1138 (Queen City Ragtime Ensemble); 


Discographical Forum

# 597 to 602


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