Min Leibrook (bass sax, oboe & cornet) in early 1923

Min Leibrook (bass sax, oboe & cornet) in early 1923

Ralph Wondraschek
Ralph Wondraschek

June 8th, 2017, 4:57 pm #1

Billboard, March 03, 1923, p.09

McKAY'S NOVELTY ORCHESTRA
This popular organization is playing at the Vogue Dansant, Dayton, O., featuring arrangements of its own of "Say It While Dancing" and many other hits. Shown in the picture are, left to right: Min Liebrook [sic], bass sax., oboe and cornet; William Grantham, banjo; Curly McKay, director, violin and banjo; "Rags" Anderson, xylophone and drums; Russell Mock, sax.; Ernest "Buster" McKay, sax. and clarinet; Forest Hurley, trumpet and French horn; Earl Hiles, trumpet.

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Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

June 8th, 2017, 7:25 pm #2

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Ralph Wondraschek
Ralph Wondraschek

June 9th, 2017, 12:10 pm #3

Billboard, May 12, 1923, p.21

THE NEW YORK 20th CENTURY ORCHESTRA
This popular dance orchestra of Davenport, Ia., is now playing an indefinite engagement at the New Manufacturers' Hotel, Moline, Ill.. In the orchestra are Chas. Letspeich, piano; Ray Miller, banjo; Omer Van Speybroek, saxophone and clarinet; W. F. Bieberbach, trumpet and melophone; W. H. Greer, drums and manager.

Sorry I can't seem to manage to upload the accompanying photograph of the band.

P.S.: The 1923 and later Billboards have not yet been put online...

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Ralph
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Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

June 9th, 2017, 4:46 pm #4

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Paul Lindemeyer

September 3rd, 2017, 4:27 pm #5

Billboard, March 03, 1923, p.09

McKAY'S NOVELTY ORCHESTRA
This popular organization is playing at the Vogue Dansant, Dayton, O., featuring arrangements of its own of "Say It While Dancing" and many other hits. Shown in the picture are, left to right: Min Liebrook [sic], bass sax., oboe and cornet; William Grantham, banjo; Curly McKay, director, violin and banjo; "Rags" Anderson, xylophone and drums; Russell Mock, sax.; Ernest "Buster" McKay, sax. and clarinet; Forest Hurley, trumpet and French horn; Earl Hiles, trumpet.

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