Tiny Parham & His Musicians - Victor 23027 (1930)

Here we have the debut of legendary bassist, Milt Hinton (he recorded 5 issued sides that day, Jug-Jug being the first) and these were also the only recordings he made playing brass bass.

Tiny Parham p, dir / Roy Hobson c / Ike Covington tb / Charles Johnson cl, as / Dalbert Bright cl, as, ts / Mike McKendrick bj / Milt Hinton bb / Ernie Marrero d.

Recorded in Chicago on November 4, 1930.

Black Swan Quartette - Black Swan 2028 (1921)

Recorded in New York late 1921.

Sexteto Habanero - Victor 80272 (1927)

What this one lacks in fidelity, it makes up for in a wonderful remnant store sticker.

Recorded at Liederkranz Hall in New York October 20, 1927.

New Orleans Owls - Columbia 1547 (1927)

Always nice to add a New Orleans recorded disc to the crate.

Bill Padron, Red Bolman (Twister) c / Benjamin 'Benji" White cl, as, dir / Frank Netto tb / Irvine 'Pinky' Vidacovitch cl, as / Lester Smith ts / Sigfre Christiansen p / Rene Gelpi  (Plenty), Hilton Napoleon 'Nappy' Lamare (Twister) bj, g / unknown mandolin / Dan Leblanc bb / Earl Crumb d, leader.

Recorded in New Orleans on April 14 & October 26 (Twister), 1927.