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Johnny Dodds

Frederic P. Miller

Published August 11th 2010
ISBN : 9786132531377
Paperback
88 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Johnny Dodds was a New Orleans based jazz clarinetist and alto saxophonist, best known for his recordings under his own name and with bands such as those of Joe King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, LovieMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Johnny Dodds was a New Orleans based jazz clarinetist and alto saxophonist, best known for his recordings under his own name and with bands such as those of Joe King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Lovie Austin and Louis Armstrong. Dodds was also the older brother of drummer Warren Baby Dodds. The pair worked together in the New Orleans Bootblacks in 1926.Born in Waveland, Mississippi, he moved to New Orleans in his youth, and studied clarinet with Lorenzo Tio. He played with the bands of Frankie Duson, Kid Ory, and Joe King Oliver. Dodds went to Chicago and played with Olivers Creole Jazz Band, with which he first recorded in 1923. Dodds also worked frequently with his good friend Natty Dominique during this period, a professional relationship that would last a lifetime