JASPER TAYLOR

Classic (1920s) Jazz • United States
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One has to love Jasper Taylor, if only because there are more wood blocks in his discography than can be found in the rumpus room of a kindergarten. A grand old man from the early days of percussion in jazz, Taylor was also known for writing two of the most unappetizing songs of all time, the cautionary "Don't Eat at Jasper's Barbecue" and the stinky "Stockyard Strut." Born in Texarkana on New Year's Day, 1894, this character started performing in Wild West and minstrel shows, including tours of Mexico. By 1913 he was working theaters in Memphis and had begun studying xylophone, upon which he would eventually become influential to the ears of Memphis blues maestro and publisher W.C. Handy. While gigging with Handy, Taylor introduced the idea of washboard accompaniment in a jazz group: to some players it was a solid move closer toward the concept of washing their read more...
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