Livery Stable Blues - Br 5 - Set

CODE: AP-03173 Set


LIVERY STABLE BLUES by Ray Lopez and Alcide Nunez (© 1917) has been arranged by Joel Raaen for Mixed Brass Quintet [Bb Trumpet, Flugelhorn (Bb Trumpet 2), French Horn, Trombone, Tuba]. Set of Score and Parts. Grade: 3 Duration: 3:00
Background Notes are in the Resources tab.

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Background Notes
Livery Stable Blues  is a 1917 jazz composition copyrighted by two New Orleans musicians, Ray Lopez and Alcide Nuñez who were trumpeter and clarinetist in the  ODJB, the Original Dixieland Jass Band which recorded this tune on February 26, 1917 along with “Dixie Jass Band One-Step” on the flip side for the Victor label.  Both tunes were originally labeled as compostions by members of the band. The record, Victor release 18255-B, 1917 was a big hit and was possibly the first popular music recording to sell a million copies.  It established jazz as popular music and spawned demand for small bands in New York and Chicago at a time when it was getting harder and harder for musicians to find employment in New Orleans.