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us: Ory, Kid, 1886-1973


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  • Variants

    • us: Ory, Edward, 1886-1973
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1886-12-25
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1973-01-23
    • Birth Place

        (naf) La Place (La.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Hawaii
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
        • Organization: (naf) Ory's Sunshine Orchestra
        • Organization: (naf) Leon René's Orchestra
    • Organization

        (naf) Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
    • Organization

        (naf) Ory's Sunshine Orchestra
    • Organization

        (naf) Leon René's Orchestra
    • Gender

        male
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Ory, Edward, 1886-1973Ory, Edward,1886-1973
  • Sources

    • found: New Orleans legends. [Phonodisc] 195-.
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 16, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Ory, Kid; Edward Ory; trombonist, bandleader, jazz musician; born 25 December, 1886 in La Place, Louisiana, United States; of Creole French, Spanish, African American and Native American heritage; started to play trombone (around 1900); led band New Orleans (1912-1919); trombonist and leader of Kid Ory's Brownskinned Babies, Kid Ory's Original Creole Jazz Band, and Sunshine Orchestra (Los Angeles and San Francisco) (1919), alto saxophonist at Plantation Café, Chicago (1925); player at Chicago Vagabonds, Sunset Café (1928-1929); played for Leon René's band, show “Lucky Day”, in San Francisco (1930s); trombonist at Barney Bigard's group (Los Angeles) (1942); played in jazz group broadcast, Orson Welles's show (1944); played in his own band Jade Room in Hollywood Boulevard (1945), ran his own club, On the Levee in San Francisco (1954-1961); played in movie The Benny Goodman Story (1955); toured Europe (1956) and England (1959); led band Beverly Cavern in Los Angeles (1961); retired to Hawaii (1966); died 23 January, 1973 in Hawaii)
  • LC Classification

    • ML419.O77
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-10-21: new
    • 2015-09-02: revised
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