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LOUIS BARBARIN! <br>A Very Difficult to Find Jazz Signature <br>along with 7 Other Autographs on Oscar Papa Celestin LP (Imperial Label)

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"New Orleans Jazz Band" By Oscar "Papa" Celestin. Imperial LP 9199, mono,

Along with his brother Paul, Louis Barbarin was among the most influential of the early New Orelans jazz drummers. His signature is very difficult to find.

Other signatures from New Orleans jazz legends that appear on this record are:
Albert "Papa" French (who took the band over when Celelstin died)
Jeanette Kimball (a fabulous and underrated traditional jazz pianist)
Joseph Thomas
Wendell Eugene
Alvin Alcorn (another hard to find signature)
Waldren "Frog" Johnson
Stewart Davis
Louis Barbarin

The album was probably signed in the late 50s. On the back apperas the rubber stamp of Dixieland Hall on 522 Bourbon Street where this record was most likely purchased and signed. Dixieland Hall was THE hotspot in the French Quarter for traditional jazz before the opening of Preservation Hall.

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