MEZZ MEZZROW

Dixieland • United States
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Mezz Mezzrow occupies an odd and unique place in jazz history. Although an enthusiastic clarinetist, he was never much of a player, sounding best on the blues. A passionate propagandist for Chicago and New Orleans jazz and the rights of blacks (he meant well, but tended to overstate his case), Mezzrow was actually most significant for writing his colorful and somewhat fanciful memoirs, Really the Blues, and for being a reliable supplier of marijuana in the 1930s and '40s. In the 1920s, he was part of the Chicago jazz scene, at first helping the young white players and then annoying them with his inflexible musical opinions. Mezzrow recorded with the Jungle Kings, the Chicago Rhythm Kings, and Eddie Condon during 1927-1928, often on tenor. In the 1930s, he led a few swing-oriented dates that featured all-star integrated bands in 1933-1934 and 1936-1937. The French critic Hugues Panassie was always a read more...
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MEZZ MEZZROW Mezz Mezzrow-Claude Luter Et Son Orchestre album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezz Mezzrow-Claude Luter Et Son Orchestre
Dixieland 1951
MEZZ MEZZROW Mezz Mezzrow And His Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezz Mezzrow And His Band
Dixieland 1952
MEZZ MEZZROW Mezzrow Bechet Quintet & Sextet Avec Lips Page Vol.3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezzrow Bechet Quintet & Sextet Avec Lips Page Vol.3
Dixieland 1953
MEZZ MEZZROW Mezzin' Around With Mezzrow And Newtown album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezzin' Around With Mezzrow And Newtown
Dixieland 1954
MEZZ MEZZROW Mezz Mezzrow With Tommy Ladnier album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezz Mezzrow With Tommy Ladnier
Dixieland 1955
MEZZ MEZZROW Mezzrow Saury Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezzrow Saury Quintet
Dixieland 1955
MEZZ MEZZROW Swingin' With Mezz: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 15 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin' With Mezz: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 15
Dixieland 1962
MEZZ MEZZROW Mezz Mezzrow & Sidney Bechet : I'm Speaking My Mind (Vol. 1) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezz Mezzrow & Sidney Bechet : I'm Speaking My Mind (Vol. 1)
Dixieland 1964
MEZZ MEZZROW Mezz Mezzrow & Sidney Bechet : Breathless Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezz Mezzrow & Sidney Bechet : Breathless Blues
Dixieland 1967
MEZZ MEZZROW The Many Faces Of Jazz Vol. 10 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Many Faces Of Jazz Vol. 10
Dixieland 1968
MEZZ MEZZROW Breathless Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Breathless Blues
Dixieland 1976
MEZZ MEZZROW Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet ‎: The Best Of The King Jazz Story album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezz Mezzrow, Sidney Bechet ‎: The Best Of The King Jazz Story
Dixieland 1977
MEZZ MEZZROW Makin' Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Makin' Friends
Dixieland 1995
MEZZ MEZZROW White Nigger album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
White Nigger
Dixieland 2002

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MEZZ MEZZROW Jazz Concert: Enregistre Salle Pleyel, 5 Fevrier 1952 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Concert: Enregistre Salle Pleyel, 5 Fevrier 1952
Dixieland 1952
MEZZ MEZZROW Pleyel Concert (aka In Concert: The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 53) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pleyel Concert (aka In Concert: The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 53)
Dixieland 1955
MEZZ MEZZROW Á La Schola Cantorum album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Á La Schola Cantorum
Dixieland 1956
MEZZ MEZZROW Mémorial Mezz Mezzrow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mémorial Mezz Mezzrow
Dixieland 1972
MEZZ MEZZROW Clarinet Marmalade (Jazz Legacy 15) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Clarinet Marmalade (Jazz Legacy 15)
Dixieland 1978
MEZZ MEZZROW Mezz Mezzrow And Sidney Bechet ‎: Live At New York Town Hall 1947 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mezz Mezzrow And Sidney Bechet ‎: Live At New York Town Hall 1947
Dixieland 2011

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MEZZ MEZZROW The Mezzrow-Bechet Quintet / The Mezzrow-Bechet Septet ‎: The King Jazz Story, Vol. 1 - Out Of The Gallion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Mezzrow-Bechet Quintet / The Mezzrow-Bechet Septet ‎: The King Jazz Story, Vol. 1 - Out Of The Gallion
Dixieland 1985
MEZZ MEZZROW The King Jazz History Vol 2 Really the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The King Jazz History Vol 2 Really the Blues
Dixieland 1985
MEZZ MEZZROW The Mezzrow-Bechet Quintet, The Mezzrow-Bechet Septet & Sammy Price ‎: King Jazz Vol. 3 - Gone Away Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Mezzrow-Bechet Quintet, The Mezzrow-Bechet Septet & Sammy Price ‎: King Jazz Vol. 3 - Gone Away Blues
Dixieland 1985
MEZZ MEZZROW The Mezzrow - Bechet Quintet / Septet King Jazz Vol.4 Revolutionary Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Mezzrow - Bechet Quintet / Septet King Jazz Vol.4 Revolutionary Blues
Dixieland 1985
MEZZ MEZZROW The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1936-1939 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1936-1939
Dixieland 1993
MEZZ MEZZROW The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1928-1936 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1928-1936
Dixieland 1993
MEZZ MEZZROW The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1944-1945 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1944-1945
Dixieland 1999
MEZZ MEZZROW The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1947 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1947
Dixieland 2000
MEZZ MEZZROW The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1947-1951 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Mezz Mezzrow 1947-1951
Dixieland 2003

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