[Dixielandjazz] Miff Mole "The Break"

Marek Boym marekboym at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 15:51:31 PDT 2009

On 17/08/2009, Stephen G Barbone <barbonestreet at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Dear Don and Bill:
> Mole was special. Since you both probably have the record, listen to his 16
> note break on Original Dixieland One Step. Okeh- circa 1926/7 - Miff Mole
> and His Little Molers
> Instead of the "traditional" two bar smear on the intro, he does a beautiful
> and very cleanly executed 15/16 note break. Now that's inventiveness.
> BTW: Since Mole recorded prior to Kid Ory, why do we always say Mole changed
> the Ory canon. Why don't we say Ory changed the Mole canon? <grin> (just
> kidding)

Why the reservation?  It might well be true!


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