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Feat. William Covington Perry


This recording was produced in New York City on September 25th 1925 featuring Tommy Gott cornet, Miff Mole trombone, Ken 'Goff' Moyer clarinet, bass clarinet, alto, & baritone sax, Arthur Schutt piano, John Cali banjo, and David Grupp drums.

Also alternately billed as the "Six Black Diamonds" this group was organized and directed by pianist and composer/arranger William Covington Perry.

Born in Pennsylvania in January of 1895 piano and organist William Covington Perry found side employment as a director and band organizer in The Big Apple during the 1920's. He died of Tuberculous in a Sanitarium in Banning, California on October 30th 1936 after collapsing while conducting a live radio broadcast for NBC.

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