Johnny St. Cyr

Born 17 April 1890. Died 17 June 1966
Johnny St. Cyr
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1890-04-17
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Johnny St. Cyr

Johnny St. Cyr Biography (Wikipedia)

Johnny St. Cyr (April 17, 1890 – June 17, 1966) was an American jazz banjoist and guitarist.

St. Cyr was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He played for several leading New Orleans bands before moving to Chicago in 1923. He is most commonly remembered as a member of Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven bands. He also played with Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers. He composed the popular standard "Oriental Strut", noted for its adventurous chord sequence.

From 1961 until his death in 1966, St. Cyr was the bandleader of the Young Men from New Orleans, who performed at Disneyland. He died in Los Angeles, California, and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, in Los Angeles.

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Louis Armstrong & Louis Armstrong
Potato Head Blues
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Potato Head Blues

Potato Head Blues

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Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong
Savoy Blues
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Savoy Blues
Jelly Roll Morton
Dr. Jazz
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Dr. Jazz
Johnny St. Cyr
Savoy Blues
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Savoy Blues

Savoy Blues

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Kid Ory
Lonnie Johnson
Johnny Dodds
Louis Armstrong
Lil Armstong
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Louis Armstrong
Johnny St. Cyr
Gully Low Blues
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Gully Low Blues

Gully Low Blues

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Louis Armstrong
Johnny St. Cyr
Drop That Sack
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Drop That Sack

Drop That Sack

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Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong
Ory’s Creole Trombone
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Ory’s Creole Trombone
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
Hotter Than That
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Hotter Than That
Omer Simeon, Barney Bigard, Andrew Hilaire, George Mitchell, Johnny St. Cyr, Kid Ory, Jelly Roll Morton, Darnell Howard, John Lindsay & Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers
Sidewalk Blues
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Sidewalk Blues
New Orleans Wanderers
Perdido Street Blues
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Perdido Street Blues
Louis Armstrong's Hot Seven
Potato Head Blues
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Potato Head Blues

Potato Head Blues

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Louis Armstrong's Hot Seven
Omer Simeon
Smoke House Blues
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Smoke House Blues

Smoke House Blues

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Jelly Roll Morton
King Oliver
I Ain't Gonna Tell Nobody
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I Ain't Gonna Tell Nobody
Louis Armstrong
Chattanooga Stomp
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Chattanooga Stomp
King Oliver
Mabel's Dream
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Mabel's Dream
King Oliver
Riverside Blues
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Riverside Blues
Johnny St. Cyr
Buddy's Habits
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Buddy's Habits
Lil Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Dodds, Kid Ory & Johnny St. Cyr
My Heart
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My Heart

My Heart

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Lil Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Dodds, Kid Ory & Johnny St. Cyr
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