Freddie Keppard

Also known as F. Keppard, Freddy Keppard, Keppard

Discography of Freddie Keppard:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 The Complete Set: 1923 - 1926 24 Audio 2005 Retrieval
2 Archive Of Jazz Volume 25 14 Audio BYG Records
3 New Orleans Horns 14 Audio 1970-08-01 Milestone Records
4 The Legendary New Orleans Cornet 15 Audio 1979
5 17 Selections Of The Finest Jazz Cornetist Of The 1920's 17 Audio 1971 Herwin Records, Inc.
6 Louis Armstrong With The Red Onion Jazz Babies & Freddie Keppard With Doc Cook's Dreamland Orchestra 17 Audio 1973 Fountain Records (5)

American jazz cornetist, trumpeter and bandleader.

Freddie Keppard is regarded as the first worthy successor to the great cornetist Buddy Bolden.His first professional engagement found him nell'Olympia Orchestra (1906) and then a freelance business in New Orleans, moved to Los Angeles (1914) with its Original Creole Band and later moved to Chicago (early '20s) worked with Doc Cook, Erskine Tate, Ollie Power and Charles Elgar.Keppard recorded between 1923-1927 with the Jazz Cardinals now in decline and undermined by alcoholism had lost much of his art, died of tuberculosis at the age of 43 anni.His brother Louis (1888-1986) was a jazz guitarist.

Born : February 27, 1890 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Died : July 15, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois.

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