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Sonny Clay's Plantation Orchestra
Feat. Willie McDaniels
This recording was produced in Los Angeles, California on July 28th 1925 featuring Ernest Coycault trumpet, W. B. Woodman trombone, Leonard Davidson clarinet, Sonny Clay piano & director, ______ Fitzgerald banjo, and Willie McDaniels drums & kazoo.
*"Bogloosa Blues" was composed by Sonny Clay.
By the time of this title's 1925 release "Sonny Clay's Plantation Orchestra" had achieved National fame through the magic of radio. The colored pianist's arrangements were also used to great acclaim by white Los Angeles trumpeter bandleader Herb Wiedoeft furthering his fame.
Due to the heightened exposure this Vocalion release sold more than eight-thousand copies in Chicago alone
on its first day of sales.
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