Joe Darensbourg

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Joe Darensbourg
Joe Darensbourg playing clarinet at the Palais Royal in South Bend, Indiana, 1963
Joe Darensbourg playing clarinet at the Palais Royal in South Bend, Indiana, 1963
Background information
Birth nameJoe Darensbourg
Born(1906-07-09)July 9, 1906
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
DiedMay 24, 1985(1985-05-24) (aged 78)
Van Nuys, California, U.S.
GenresDixieland
Occupation(s)Clarinetist
Saxophonist
Instrument(s)Clarinet
Saxophone

Joe Darensbourg (July 9, 1906 – May 24, 1985)[1] was an American, New Orleans-based jazz clarinetist and saxophonist, notable for his work with Buddy Petit, Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie Creath, Fate Marable, Andy Kirk, Kid Ory, Wingy Manone, Joe Liggins and Louis Armstrong.[2]

Discography[edit]

  • "Yellow Dog Blues", Joe Darensbourg and his Dixie Flyers, Lark Records[1]
  • On a Lark in Dixieland[3]
  • "Louis Armstrong tour in Australia", including also vocalist Jewel Brown, is available on video

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Colin Larkin, ed. (1992). The Guinness Who's Who of Jazz (First ed.). Guinness Publishing. pp. 111/2. ISBN 0-85112-580-8.
  2. ^ Carr, Ian; Digby Fairweather; Brian Priestley (1995). Jazz: The Rough Guide. The Rough Guides. pp. 153–154. ISBN 1-85828-137-7.
  3. ^ "On a Lark in Dixieland - Joe Darensbourg | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved July 26, 2021.