bessie smith

[audio:https://www.noaccordion.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/05-Bessie-Smith-Empty-Bed-Blues-1928.mp3|titles= Bessie Smith, Empty Bed Blues, 1928]

louis armstrong

[audio:https://www.noaccordion.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/19-Louis-Armstrong-and-His-Hot-Five-Heebie-Jeebies-1926.mp3|titles=Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five, Heebie Jeebies, 1926]   Louis Armstrong played his trumpet with such great phrasing and tone.  He was a master… Read More »louis armstrong

jelly roll morton-king porter stomp

[audio:https://www.noaccordion.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/09-Jelly-Roll-Morton-King-Porter-Stomp-1939.mp3|titles=Jelly Roll Morton, King Porter Stomp, 1939] some more stride piano, getting the swing into the rhythm

fats waller

[audio:https://www.noaccordion.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/2-07-Fats-Waller-Somebody-Stole-My-Gal-1935.mp3|titles= Fats Waller, Somebody Stole My Gal, 1935] I just finished a six week intensive look at the history of jazz. My ears are still… Read More »fats waller