Original Dixieland Jazz Band

Original Dixieland Jazz in Hi-Fi

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Around 1956-57 trumpeter Don Fowler and clarinetist George Phillips, two musicians from the Pacific Northwest, recreated the Original Dixieland Jazz Band on this rather unique LP. Using trombonist George Phillips, pianist George Ruschka and drummer Darrell Renfro, they perform a dozen ODJB selections note-for-note from the original recordings of 40 years earlier. It must have taken a great deal of work and research to get this down correctly but somehow the bizarre project works. This LP will be very difficult to find and it is somehow doubtful that it will be reissued in the near future.