They Knew Their Jazz in 1928. Frankie Trumbauer, Justin Ring, Sam Lanin, Seeger Ellis.

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April 18th, 2018, 9:26 pm #1

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April 18th, 2018, 9:36 pm #2

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April 18th, 2018, 11:19 pm #3

The  London Times about Paul Whiteman and jazz.

""Paul Whiteman is the King, the Emperor, the Great Panjandrum, the embodiment of Jazz."
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April 19th, 2018, 9:41 am #4

One could cite dozens of similarly worshiping press clips about Ted Lewis from the 1919 - 1922 period ...
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April 19th, 2018, 12:18 pm #5

RWondraschek wrote: One could cite dozens of similarly worshiping press clips about Ted Lewis from the 1919 - 1922 period ...
You are welcome to do so.
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April 19th, 2018, 1:39 pm #6

ahaim wrote:
RWondraschek wrote: One could cite dozens of similarly worshiping press clips about Ted Lewis from the 1919 - 1922 period ...
You are welcome to do so.
will do so in a few days, when I have more time...
Too busy now going through microfilms by eye, for my OM5 research...

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April 26th, 2018, 10:15 am #7

Quote:  "Paul Whiteman is the King, the Emperor, the Great Panjandrum, the embodiment of Jazz."

BTW, neither Ted Lewis nor Paul Whiteman were the universally regarded "Jazz King" in the early 1920s.

During this time period, in the eye of the public, the undisputed "Jazz King" was:  Frisco
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