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The King Of The Zulus
(At A Chit'lin' Rag)
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five
Feat. Clarence Babcock
This recording was produced in Chicago on June 23rd 1926 featuring Louis Armstrong cornet & speech, Kid Ory trombone, Johnny Dodds clarinet, Lil Armstrong piano & speech, Clarence Babcock (as the Jamaican) speech, and Johnny St Cyr banjo & guitar.
*"The King Of The Zulus" was composed by Lil Hardin.
Kid Ory's trombone solo presented here was covered widely. It started in 1924, with Charlie Green of Fletcher Henderson's band, on "The Gouge of Armour Avenue", and was taken up by trombonists everywhere. -Brad Kay
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