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King Oliver

Louis Armstrong's revered "Papa Joe", cornetist King Oliver (1885-1938) brought Satchmo to fame with his fabled Creole Jazz Band. Geoffrey Smith picks records by Oliver and such later admirers as Wynton Marsalis.

1 hour

Music Played

  • King Oliver

    Sweet Like This

    Performer: Henry “Red” Allen. Performer: J.C. Higginbotham. Performer: Paul Barbarin. Performer: Luis Russell. Performer: Punch Miller. Performer: James P. Johnson. Performer: Bubber Miley. Performer: Dave Nelson.
    • The New York Sessions 1929 - 1930.
    • Bluebird.
    • 2.
  • King Oliver

    Dipper Mouth Blues

    Performer: Bill Johnson. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin. Performer: Honoré Dutrey.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 7.
  • King Oliver

    Froggie Moore

    Performer: Bill Johnson. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin. Performer: Honoré Dutrey.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 8.
  • King Oliver

    Just Gone

    Performer: Bill Johnson. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 1.
  • King Oliver

    Mandy Lee Blues

    Performer: Bill Johnson. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin. Performer: Honoré Dutrey.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 3.
  • King Oliver

    Weather Bird Rag

    Performer: Bill Johnson. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin. Performer: Honoré Dutrey.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 6.
  • Muggsy Spanier

    Dipper Mouth Blues

    Performer: Rod Cless. Performer: Joe Bushkin. Performer: George Bruns.
    • Muggsy Spanier: Great Original Performances 1931 and 1939.
    • CDS.
    • 7.
  • Bob Crosby

    Dogtown Blues

    Performer: Yank Lawson. Performer: Eddie Miller. Performer: MATTY MATLOCK.
    • Eye Opener.
    • Topaz.
    • 9.
  • KING OLIVER

    Buddy's Habits

    Performer: Johnny St. Cyr. Performer: Charlie Jackson. Performer: Buster Bailey. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin. Performer: Honoré Dutrey.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 5.
  • King Oliver

    Riverside Blues

    Performer: Johnny St. Cyr. Performer: Charlie Jackson. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Honoré Dutrey.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 9.
  • King Oliver

    Mabel's Dream

    Performer: Johnny St. Cyr. Performer: Charlie Jackson. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 12.
  • King Oliver

    Chattanooga Stomp

    Performer: Johnny St. Cyr. Performer: Jimmie Noone. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin. Performer: Eddie Atkins.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 1.
  • King Oliver

    I Ain't Gonna Tell Nobody

    Performer: Johnny St. Cyr. Performer: Charlie Jackson. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin. Performer: Honoré Dutrey.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 7.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Holy Ghost

    Performer: Wynton Marsalis.
    • In This House, On This Morning.
    • Columbia.
    • 3.
  • King Oliver

    Sweet Lovin' Man

    Performer: Bud Scott. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin. Performer: Honoré Dutrey.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 11.
  • King Oliver

    Snake Rag

    Performer: Bud Scott. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds. Performer: Lillian Hardin. Performer: Honoré Dutrey.
    • King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - The Complete Set.
    • Retrieval.
    • 10.

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