PERCY HUMPHREY

Dixieland • United States
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Percy Gaston Humphrey (January 13, 1905 – July 22, 1995) was a jazz trumpet player and bandleader in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to his own jazz band, Percy Humphrey and His Crescent City Joymakers, for more than thirty years he was leader of the Eureka Brass Band. He also played in the band of the pianist Sweet Emma Barrett. From its opening in the early 1960s, until shortly before his death Humphrey played regularly at Preservation Hall, traveling internationally for performances with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and his own bands. Percy Humphrey was the son of clarinetist Willie Eli Humphrey, as well as being the younger brother of clarinetist Willie Humphrey and trombonist Earl Humphrey. His grandfather was the renowned "Professor" Jim Humphrey, who took the train from New Orleans to sugar cane plantations during the 1890s, in order to teach the basics of music to the children read more...
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PERCY HUMPHREY Crescent City Joy Makers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Crescent City Joy Makers
Dixieland 1961
PERCY HUMPHREY Living New Orleans Jazz - 1974 (Featuring Sweet Emma) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Living New Orleans Jazz - 1974 (Featuring Sweet Emma)
Dixieland 1974
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Hot Six
Dixieland 1994
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Jazz in Schloss Gracht
Dixieland 1995
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Climax Rag
Dixieland 1999
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In Italy
Dixieland 2000

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Bull's Club 1972
Dixieland 2008

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PERCY HUMPHREY Percy Humphrey & Paul Barbarin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Percy Humphrey & Paul Barbarin
Dixieland 1996

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