JAMES “JIMMY” PALAOTHE KING OF KINGS OF JAZZLeader of the Original Creole Orchestra Joan Singleton This Creole Band had unique symbolic significance, as the first Jazz band, who initially brought authentic Jazz to the nation as a whole.The Original Creole Orchestra was the first Black orchestra booked as a separate act to play in Vaudeville and spread this new music they called Jazz across America...
Paperback: 346 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (October 12, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4512401
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I am amazed anyone can fine enough information for a book about such an obscure figure from jazz history. Admittedly there is a lot of material drawn from general New Orleans jazz history, but there are a lot of photographs I've never seen before and...
anada. They are considered to be the first Jazz band to tour outside of New Orleans. Evidenced proof that Jimmy Palao was the first to coin the term Jazz in 1908. First pictorial record of that era that gives credence to every band Jimmy Palao played in. •The book is a must read and provides the crucial link on how Jazz spread across the USA and into Canada 1914-1918 with documented research to recreate its story and show how through those years Jazz began to take its place in America. First time printed itinerary of the Original Creole Orchestra activities along with reviews, advertisements and clippings from that era. The book will appeal to fans of early Jazz students and historians of American music; tourists and visitors to New Orleans. Includes never before published photos. The Original Creole Orchestra Jazzmen were fashion setters, the first to wear tuxedos and white ties in any pictures of that time. Congressional records of Jazz declared as America’s National Treasure a gift to the world. Jimmy Palao as leader of the Original Creole Orchestra was an energizer and possessed determination, self discipline, will power and nerve. He loved to discover and explore new musical ideas. He was a multi-talented innovator. One of the finest Jazz violinist of his generation, he was able to execute powerful sounds that eschewed vibrato, phrasing never heard before. Let’s Together Celebrate over 100 Years of Jazz!Declared by Congress to be America’s National Treasure to the world 1987