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Book: Chicago Calling

Chapter: Struttin' With

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.37096


Ultra rare British Blues roots revealed, “Like Soho trumpeter Ken Colyer—and perhaps at his suggestion—Davies had become a serious student of the music he loved, with a broad interest in all of the cornerstones of jazz. His passion, and the influence of the jug band style and sound, grew stronger alongside a new obsession with the life and music of Lead Belly.

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