Billy Wright (with John Peck's Band) - Savoy 776 (1951)

Billy Wright was one of many acts that came out of Atlanta's burgeoning R&B scene.

Equal to, or arguably, more important than his own body of work, he was the catalyst that landed Richard Penniman's initial recording contract.

Billy Wright v / John Peck t / Willie Wilson tb / James Hudson as / Fred Jackson ts / Wim Scott bar / Tom Patton p / George Battle b / Willie Harper d.

Recorded in Atlanta on December 5, 1950.

Original Memphis Five - Edison 51204 (1923)

Looks like this may represent half of the output by the Original Memphis Five on Edison.

Phil Napoleon t / Charlie Panelli tb / Jimmy Lytell cl / Frank Signorelli p / Jack Roth d.

Recorded in New York on July 16, 1923.

Billy Wynne's Greenwich Village Inn Orchestra / Fry's Million Dollar Pier Orchestra - Edison 51503 (1925)

I had recently posted two sides by Bill Wynne's Greenwich Village Inn Orchestra but Red Nichols wasn't present on those...I do believe he is here.

Billy Wynne d, dir / (probably) Sam Goldbetter, Red Nichols t / Dave Brethauer tb / Bill Richards, Joe Nassberg (aka Joey Nash) as / Jules Nassberg ts / Irving Leonard vn / Frank Farrell p / Louis Condell bj / Ken Snell bb.

Recorded in New York on January 10, 1925.

Julian Kurtzman, Theo Wohleban t / Ben Morgan tb / Ray Thwaite, Oscar Moldaur cl, as, ss / John Baviton cl, ts / Charlie Fry as, vn, ldr / Ray Allen p / Frank Kriell bj, vc / Herman Schmidt bb / Fred Niehardt d.

Recorded in New York on December 10, 1924.

Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra / Stevens' Trio - Edison 51277 (1923)

Here is one of two sides by Fletcher Henderson released on Edison. The flip is by Edison house pianist and arranger, Ernest L. Stevens.

Fletcher Henderson p, a, dir / Elmer Chambers, Howard Scott c / ? Teddy Nixon tb / Don Redman cl / Coleman Hawkins cl, ts / ? Billy Fowler bsx / Charlie Dixon bj / ? Kaiser Marshall d.

Recorded in New York on November 27, 1923.