Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival - Ray Smith

Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival - Ray Smith

American Music

Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival - Ray Smith

Ray Smith [+-]
Musician and writer
Ray Smith is a jazz musician and writer. He studied with the British jazz pianist Ray Foxley in the mid-1950s and the American jazz pianist Don Ewell in the 1970s. He has recorded extensively as band-pianist and soloist.
Mike Pointon [+-]
Musician and writer
Mike Pointon is a jazz musician, writer and broadcaster. He co-authored Goin' Home: The Uncompromising Life and Music of Ken Colyer with Ray Smith. He presented the acclaimed BBC Radio 3 series Bunk and Bill.

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Bill starts recording in New Orleans. The classic “Climax” recording session. The beginnings of Bill’s record label, and further discussion of his research and interviews. Comparing styles of other New Orleans trumpet players such as Tommy Ladnier, Freddie Keppard and others.

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Smith, Ray; Pointon, Mike. American Music. Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 139-170 Mar 2018. ISBN 9781781791691. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=23955. Date accessed: 14 Dec 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.23955. Mar 2018

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