Danny Barker

Born 13 January 1909. Died 13 March 1994
Danny Barker
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1909-01-13
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Danny Barker

Danny Barker Biography (Wikipedia)

Daniel Moses Barker (January 13, 1909 – March 13, 1994) was an American jazz musician, vocalist, and author from New Orleans. He was a rhythm guitarist for various bands of the day, including Cab Calloway, Lucky Millinder and Benny Carter throughout the 1930s.

One of Barker's earliest teachers in New Orleans was fellow banjoist Emanuel Sayles, with whom he recorded. Throughout his career, he played with Jelly Roll Morton, Baby Dodds, James P. Johnson, Sidney Bechet, Mezz Mezzrow, and Red Allen. He also toured and recorded with his wife, singer Blue Lu Barker. From the 1960s, Barker's work with the Fairview Baptist Church Brass Band was pivotal in ensuring the longevity of jazz in New Orleans, producing generations of new talent, including Wynton and Branford Marsalis who played in the band as youths.

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Bye, Bye Blackbird
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Bye, Bye Blackbird
Alphonse Steele
The Entertainer
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The Entertainer
Danny Barker
Eh la bas
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Eh la bas
Cozy Cole, CAB CALLOWAY, CAB CALLOWAY, Quentin Jackson, Andy Brown, Jerry Blake, Tyree Glenn, Danny Barker, Mario Bauzá, Dizzy Gillespie, Keg Johnson, Walter Thomas, Leon "Chu" Berry, Lammar Wright, Milt Hinton, Hilton Jefferson & Benny Payne
Ghost of a Chance
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Ghost of a Chance
Roy Eldridge
Forty-Six West 52
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Forty-Six West 52
Roy Eldridge, Chu Berry, Clyde Hart, Danny Barker, Artie Shapiro, Sid Catlett, Roy Eldridge, Joe Eldridge, Dave Young, Teddy Cole & Zutty Singleton
Body And Soul
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Body And Soul

Body And Soul

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Roy Eldridge
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Chu Berry, Roy Eldridge, Clyde Hart, Danny Barker, Artie Shapiro, Sid Catlett & Chu Berry
Sittin' In
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Sittin' In

Sittin' In

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Chu Berry
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The Sound Of Jazz, Henry “Red” Allen, Rex Stewart, Pee Wee Russell, Coleman Hawkins, Vic Dickenson, Nat Pierce, Danny Barker, Milt Hinton, Jo Jones & The Sound Of Jazz
Rosetta
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Rosetta
Danny Barker
Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing
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Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing
Mutt Carey's New Yorkers
Joplin’s Sensation
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Joplin’s Sensation
Joe Benjamin, Al Sears, Vic Dickenson, Cliff Jackson, Joe Thomas, Swingville All Stars, Danny Barker, Buddy Tate, Pee Wee Russell & J.C. Heard
I May Be Wrong, But I Think You're Wonderful
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I May Be Wrong, But I Think You're Wonderful
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