Dr. Jazz was recorded by Jelly Roll Morton and His Red Hot Peppers for Victor Records on December 16, 1926.
The New York Philharmonic performs John Philip Sousa’s patriotic march, The Stars & Stripes Forever.
James Reese Europe was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer. He was the leading figure on the African American music scene of New York City in the 1910s.
In the summer of 1982 The Hot Antic Jazz Band played a concert in the town of Uzes just west of Avignon in the southern part of France and alto jazz legend Benny Waters joined them.
Famous soprano saxophonist Sidney Bechet plays his composition Premier Bal backed by French pianist Claude Bolling’s Orchestra.
A fan-made music video for Si Tu N’étais Pas Là By Fréhel using scenes from the movie Amelie, for which the song appears on the soundtrack.
Blues great Bessie Smith sings St. Louis Blues.
Fats Waller performs The Joint Is Jumpin’ from the 1941 movie of the same name.