Papa Celestin With Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra - Deluxe 1123 (1947)

Who knows...if the guitarist on this session had never met and married Antoine's sister, there's a good chance Fats Domino would never have become the legend he is today.

Oscar Celestin t, v / Bill Matthews tb / Alphonse Picou cl / Paul Barnes as / Sam Lee ts / Mercedes Fields p / Harrison Verrett g / Ricard Alexis sb / Christopher 'Black Happy' Goldston d.

Recorded in New Orleans on October 26, 1947.

Sam Morgan's Jazz Band - Columbia 14213 (1927)

Half of Sam Morgan's output from their very first recording session.

Sam Morgan c, v / Ike Morgan c / Jim Robinson tb / Earl Fouche as / Andrew Morgan cl, ts / Tink Baptiste p / Johnny Davis bj / Sidney Brown sb / Nolan Williams d.

Recorded at Werlein's Music Store, Canal Street, New Orleans on April 14, 1927.

McKinney's Cotton Pickers - Victor 22932 (1929 & 1930)

Don Redman cl, as, bar, v, a, dir / Joe Smith c / Rex Stewart, Langston Curl, Buddy Lee t / Ed Cuffee, Quentin Jackson tb / Benny Carter cl, ts / Edward Inge cl, as, ts, v / Prince Robinson cl, ts / Todd Rhodes p / Dave Wilborn bj, v / Billy Taylor bb / Cuba Austin d.

Recorded in New York on December 17, 1930.

Don Redman cl, as, bar, dir / John Nesbitt t, a / Langston Curl t / Claude Jones tb / Jimmy Dudley or Joe Moxley cl, as / George Thomas cl, ts / Prince Robinson cl, ts / Todd Rhodes p, cel / Dave Wilborn bj, g, v / Ralph Escudero bb / Cuba Austin d, vib / Jean Napier v.

Recorded in New York on April 8, 1929.

Anthony Parenti & His Famous Melody Boys - Victor 19647 (1925)

Here is the second of three 78s made by Anthony Parenti for the Victor label that I have found.

The search narrows...

Tony Parenti cl, as, bar, dir / Albert Brunies, Henry Knecht c / Charles Hartman tb / Tony Papalia ts / Vic Lubowski p / Mike Holloway bj / Mario Finazzo bb / George Triay d.

Recorded in New Orleans on March 24, 1925.