John Casimir (clarinetist)
Casimir started playing professionally with the Young Eagles Band with Lee Collins in 1919.
The Young Tuxedo Brass Band's 1958 album was released under the title "Jazz Begins" by Atlantic Records. It was the only recording the band released under his leadership. Casimir also led a dance band using some of the same musicians under the name The Young Tuxedo Jazz Band, which also recorded. Casimir played Bb clarinet with the jazz band, and the distinctive higher Eb clarinet with brass bands.
- New Orleans Jazz: A Family Album by Al Rose and Edmond Souchon, Third Edition, Louisiana State University Press, 1984
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