[Dixielandjazz] "Oriental" jazz?
lennielsen at telus.net
Mon Mar 14 16:54:48 PST 2005
I don't know anything about this era but how about "Oriental Strut" as
performed by the " Black Dogs".
David Richoux wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been going through my library in preparation for an upcoming
> radio show - my theme this time will be "Oriental Jazz" (including
> Fox-trots, Rags and novelty tunes) that have that certain "Mysterious
> Orient" theme to them. I suppose they became popular around the
> excitement of the Rudy Valentino era (and maybe the King Tut discovery?)
> but there sure seem to be a lot of them before and after those years.
> Anybody know more about this sub-set of early jazz? ( I am not finding
> much on the internet, but I do have some reference books and liner
> notes.) Any favorites? I have several recordings by the New Leviathan
> Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra and a lot of other groups doing things like
> "Hindustan," "Love Song(s) of the Nile," "San" and other even more
> obscure tunes. I will post my set-list after the show - probably will be
> doing it on March 24th.
> Dave Richoux "The Jazz Parade" KFJC.org
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