Davidson, Jimmy 'Trump' - + Horn = Dixie

Format: LP
Label: Chateau CLP 1009
Year: 1961
Origin: Sudbury, Ontario
Genre: jazz
Value of Original Title: $50.00
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Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: Ontario, Jazz, 1960's


Side 1

Track Name
Maple Leaf Rag
Ace in the Hole
Ballin' the Jack
Fidgety Feet
Wise Guys
Storyville Blues

Side 2

Track Name
My Best Girl
Georgia Camp Meeting
When My Sugar Walks Down the Street
Nobody Knows When You're Down and Out
Hoghead Shout



Jimmy 'Trump' Davidson - + Horn = Dixie


+ Horn = Dixie


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Jimmy (James Douglas) Davidson, "Trump" after ca 1936. Cornetist, singer, arranger, b Sudbury, Ont, 26 Nov 1908, d there 2 May 1978. A pioneer and promoter of jazz in Canada, he played trumpet at age 12 with the Canadian Legion Band in Sudbury and formed the Melody Five, one of the earliest jazz-styled groups in Canada (1925). Moving to Toronto, he worked 1929-36 with Luigi Romanelli (first as a singer, then as a cornet soloist and arranger, and occasionally as a baritone saxophonist) and briefly in 1935 with Rex Battle's dance band.

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Ginsberg: trombone
Wachter: clarinet, silver piano
Levine" double-bass
McGarvey: drums

Recorded at Newberry Sound Studio, Toronto
Recording Engineer: Art Snider
Produced by: Art Snider
Photo cover by Robert C. Ragsdale, assisted by Margaret Epp


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