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date: 12 April 2024

Oliver, King [Joe] (b Abend, LA, 11 May or 19 Dec 1885; d Savannah, GA, 10 April 1938). Jazz cornetist and bandleader. 

Source:
The Grove Dictionary of American Music
Author(s):
Lawrence GusheeLawrence Gushee, Bruce Boyd RaeburnBruce Boyd Raeburn

He moved to New Orleans around 1900, after his father's death. He may have first studied music as a ...

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