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Kid Ory

(December 25th 1886 - January 23rd 1973)

Edward "Kid" Ory was born in La Place, Louisiana in 1886. In his youth he was a banjo player who graduated to the trombone and had grown to become one of the best known bandleaders in New Orleans by the 1910's. Moving to Los Angles in 1919 he in 1921 he made history as the first New Orleans jazz band to make records on the West Coast. Relocating to Chicago in 1925 Ory found work in abundance with the bands of Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, Johnny Dodds, and many more

Videos:

Basin Street Blues (5:28)

Do What Ory Say (7:52)

Ory's Creole Trombone (3:13)

You're Next (3:47)

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