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SWEET EMMA BARRET LP <br> Signed by EMMA and PAUL "POLO" BARNES!<BR>Rare autographed LP from early New Orleans Jazz Pioneer<BR>Played with Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, etc..!<BR>Plus WORTHIA THOMAS and 3 more autographs!

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One of the more difficult to find of the early New Orleans signatures. Paul "Polo"Barnes was the most sought after and skilled os the soprano saxophone in the early days of jazz with the obvious exception of Sidney Bechet.

Barnes played regularly with the most important and influential early jazz orchestras including Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, Johnny Dodds, Omer Simeon to name a few.

Also on this record of significance is the signature of Worthia "Bone" Thomas. Thomas began his career in the 1930s playing trombone for traditional New Orleans jazz outfits and progressed to jump blues outfits in the 40s including Big Joe Turner, Wynonie Harris among others.

This LP was signed at Preservation Hall in 1974 and also has been signed by Sweet Emma Barrett, Ernie Cognolatti, and Narvin Kimball.

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