Investigating Jazz Recordings of the Harlem Era and their Musicians

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

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A CASE OF A HIDDEN BANDLEADER
Elmer Snowden's bands on record

A CASE OF CONTINUING CONTROVERSY
Jimmy Harrison with the Ellington band

A CASE OF BITTER DISAPPOINMENT
Clarence Williams' 'Longshoreman Blues'

A CASE OF A REDISCOVERED LEGEND
The recordings of Harry Smith

A CASE OF COMPLETE MISIDENTIFICATION
The Original Jazz Hounds

A CASE OF PERPETUAL MISJUDGEMENT
Bob Fuller ... or who`?

A CASE OF INAPPROPRIATE MODESTY
The Okeh Melody Stars

A CASE OF SERIOUS MISGUIDANCE
'Big Charlie' Thomas – or Charlie Gaines?

A CASE OF A MISUNDERSTOOD NOVICE – PART 1
Rex Stewart´s earliest recordings – and a glimpse of the John Montague band

A CASE OF A MISUNDERSTOOD NOVICE – PART 2
Rex Stewart´s earliest recordings – and a glimpse of an anonymous trombonist

A CASE OF PLEASANT SURPRISES
Rosa Henderson's 1926 recordings and their trumpeters

A CASE OF SHEER EXCITEMENT
Charlie Johnson's 'Mo'lasses'
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A CASE OF A SOLVED MYSTERY
The Get Happy Band

A CASE OF SUDDEN ENLIGHTENMENT
Lem Fowler's Favorites

A CASE OF UNCOMPREHENSIBLE NEGLECT
Charley Skeete's Orchestra

A CASE OF UNQUESTIONED CERTAINTY
Little Chocolate Dandies

A REAL CHARLIE
Big Charlie Thomas' Twenty Years On – By Dave Brown

Some Remarks on the early CHICK WEBB BAND

CLARENCE WILLIAMS and his BLUE MOANERS

'THE CORNET SCREAMER'
The Mystery of Gus Aikens Recording Career

FROM THE SHADOWS
The Re-Emergence of Carmelo Jari

THOMAS MORRIS and his SEVEN HOT BABIES

June Clark and his Creole Stompers

Left to right: unknown, 'Splivey' Escoffery, Jimmy Harrison,
June Clark, unknown, Charlie Smith, Bill Benford, unknown