KING OLIVER

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Joe "King" Oliver, (December 19, 1885 – April 8, 1938) was a bandleader and jazz musician.

Joe "King" Oliver was born in Abend, Louisiana near Donaldsonville, and moved to New Orleans in his youth. Oliver played cornet in the New Orleans brass bands and dance bands and also in the city's red-light district, Storyville. The band he co-led with trombonist Kid Ory was considered New Orleans' hottest and best in the 1910s. Oliver achieved great popularity in New Orleans across economic and racial lines, and was in demand for playing jobs from rough working class black dance halls to white society debutante parties.

According to an interview at the Tulane's Hogan Jazz Archive with Oliver's widow Stella Oliver, in 1919 a fight broke out at a dance where Oliver was playing, and the police arrested Oliver and the band along with the fighters. This made Oliver decide to leave the
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KING OLIVER King Oliver Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King Oliver Vol. 1
Original New Orleans Jazz 1950
KING OLIVER Plays The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays The Blues
Original New Orleans Jazz 1954
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"King Joe"
Original New Orleans Jazz 1954
KING OLIVER King Oliver In Harlem (New York Period 1929-1930) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King Oliver In Harlem (New York Period 1929-1930)
Original New Orleans Jazz 1955
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King Oliver
Original New Orleans Jazz 1956
KING OLIVER Dixie Syncopators album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dixie Syncopators
Original New Orleans Jazz 1962
KING OLIVER In New York album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In New York
Original New Orleans Jazz 1965
KING OLIVER King Oliver's Jazz Band, 1923 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King Oliver's Jazz Band, 1923
Original New Orleans Jazz 1975

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KING OLIVER King Oliver And His Orchestra - 1930-1931 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King Oliver And His Orchestra - 1930-1931
Original New Orleans Jazz 1991
KING OLIVER Shake It and Break It album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shake It and Break It
Original New Orleans Jazz 1996
KING OLIVER Sugar Foot Stomp album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sugar Foot Stomp
Original New Orleans Jazz 2000
KING OLIVER Riverside Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Riverside Blues
Original New Orleans Jazz 2001
KING OLIVER Off the Record: The Complete 1923 Jazz Band Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Off the Record: The Complete 1923 Jazz Band Recordings
Original New Orleans Jazz 2006

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