Original Dixieland Jazz Band

Also known as Dixie Jazz Band, Dixieland Band, Dixieland Jass Band, Dixieland Jazz Band, Nick La Rocca And The Original Dixieland Band, O. D. J. B., O.D.J.B., ODJB, Or. Dix. Jazzband, Or. Dixieland Jazzband, Orig. Dixieland Jazz Band, Orig. Dixiland Jazzband, Original Dixie Land, Original Dixieland "Jass" Band, Original Dixieland 'Jass' Band, Original Dixieland Band, Original Dixieland Band, The, Original Dixieland Five, The, Original Dixieland Jass Band, Original Dixieland Jass Band, The, Original Dixieland Jassband, Original Dixieland Jazz Band The, Original Dixieland Jazz Band, The, Original Dixieland Jazz BanOriginal Dixieland Jazz Band, The, Original Dixieland Jazzband
Members of Original Dixieland Jazz Band: Arthur Seaberg, Don Parker, Eddie Edwards, Emile Christian, Henry Ragas, Henry Vaniselli, J. Russel Robinson, Larry Shields, Nick LaRocca, Tony Sbarbaro
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Discography of Original Dixieland Jazz Band:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Dixieland Jass Band One Step / Livery Stable Blues 2 Audio 1917-05-00 Victor
2 Indiana / Darktown Strutters' Ball 2 Audio 1917-05-31 Columbia
3 A Historic Recording Made In 1919/1920 12 Audio 1966 Music For Pleasure
4 The First Jazz Recordings 1917-1921 23 Audio 1998 Timeless Records (3)
5 Dangerous Blues / Royal Garden Blues 2 Audio 1921 Victor
6 Home Again Blues / Crazy Blues 2 Audio 1921-04-00 Victor
7 Broadway Rose / Sweet Mamma (Papa's Getting Mad) 2 Audio 1921-03-00 Victor
8 Mournin' Blues / Clarinet Marmalade Blues (One-Step) 2 Audio 1919 Victor
9 Sensation! 18 Audio 1983
10 In London 1919-1920 21 Audio 2001 Retrieval
11 Original Dixieland One Step / Livery Stable Blues 2 Audio 1997 RCA Victor
12 Classic Jazz Archive - Original Dixieland Jazz Band 39 Audio 2004 Documents
13 In England 1919 8 Audio Columbia
14 A Historic Recording Made In 1919/1920 12 Audio Music For Pleasure
15 Dixieland & New Orleans Jazz 10 Audio 1969 RCA Camden
16 Eddie Edwards And His Original Dixieland Jazz Band 8 Audio 1949-10-21 Commodore
17 A Historic Recording Made In 1919/1920 12 Audio Music For Pleasure
18 The London Recordings 17 Audio 1974 World Records (6)
19 Original Dixieland Jazz Band 29 Audio 1970 RCA Victor
20 The London Recordings 17 Audio World Record Club (W.R.C.)
21 Dixieland Jass Band One Step / Livery Stable Blues 2 Audio 1917-05-00 Victor
22 The Original Dixieland Jass Band Vol. 1 8 Audio 1954 "X"
23 Original Dixieland Jazz Band In England 4 Audio
24 Archive Of Jazz Volume 37 - Early Dixieland Bands 14 Audio BYG Records
25 The London Recordings 17 Audio 1983
26 Original Dixieland Jazz Band 29 Audio 1970 RCA Victor
27 Soudan / Me-ow 2 Audio Columbia
28 Original Dixieland Jazz Band & Louisiana Five 15 Audio 1971 Fountain Records (5)
29 Bluin' The Blues 4 Audio 1918-09-00 Victor
30 St. Louis Blues 4 Audio 1921-08-00 Victor
31 oooOO-OH BOOM! 4 Audio 1938 Bluebird (3)
32 The Original Dixieland Jass Band 8 Audio His Master's Voice
33 St. Louis Blues / Clarinet Marmalade 2 Audio 1937 Victor
34 Barnyard Blues / Original Dixieland One-Step 2 Audio His Master's Voice


Band consisting five New Orleans musicians was founded in Chicago in 1916. In February 26, 1917 they released the first jazz record ever for the Victor Talking Machine Company. Soon after first release the Original Dixieland Jass Band changed their name into Original Dixieland Jazz Band. In 1918 they came to be the very first ever jazz band to perform in Europe. Band remained active till 1925.

The five members of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band were:

Nick LaRocca (cornet)

Emile Christian (trombone)

Larry Shields (clarinet)

J. Russell Robinson (piano)

Tony Sbarbaro (clarinet)


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