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Perry's Hot Dogs
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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