12 Street Rag – The evolution of jazz in a single tune

Inspired by Chapter One (pgs. 28-34) of Texan Jazz by Dave Oliphant

Composer Euday Bowman (1915)
Born November 9, 1887, Fort Worth, Texas

Louis Armstrong – Recorded 1927

Benny Moten & His Kansas City Orchestra – Recorded 1927

Duke Ellington – 1931

Fats Waller – Recorded 1935

Count Basie with Lester Young – Recorded 1939

Andy Kirk featuring Mary Lou Williams (piano and arranger) – Recorded 1940

Sidney Bechet – Recorded 1941

This page inspired by Chapter One (pgs. 28-34) of Texan Jazz by Dave Oliphant

– Ken McCarthy

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Interview with David Oliphant about Texan Jazz
02/11 – 02/17: Jazz on the Tube Weekly Review