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Jazz at Fritzel’s French Quarter New Orleans/Avalon

http://www.artistopia.com/hessionsession “Avalon” performed at Fritzel’s Jazz Pub in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Jim Hession – Piano. Ryan Burrage, Jacques Gauthe’ – Clarinets, Soprano Saxes.This classic, written by Al Jolson, made famous by Benny Goodman’s Quartet featuring a wonderful piano solo by Teddy Wilson who was a personal friend to Jim and Martha Hession. He actually…

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Leroy Jones

For more information, click here: http://fum.com.hk/bands/detail/000000069/page1/ Born in New Orleans on February 20th, 1958, Leroy began studying the trumpet at age 10, in school band. By the time he was 13 years old, he was already playing gigs and leading Danny Barker’s young Fairview Baptist Church Brass Band. The Fairview Band performed at church events,…

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