Written (2013-2018) in Nottingham, England, by Pops Coffee, an octogenarian who got into traditional jazz late in life, with much to discover, learn and pass on.
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28 February 2018
Post 603: PLAYING THE ODJB'S 'OSTRICH WALK'
'Ostrich Walk' was first devised and recorded in 1917 by The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, so it was credited to their players Edwin B. Edwards, Nick LaRocca, Henry Ragas, Tony Sbarbaro and Larry Shields.
You can hear them over a hundred years ago playing the tune - at a good pace - BY CLICKING HERE. This is a simplified lead sheet.
The book 'Enjoying Traditional Jazz' by Pops Coffee is available from Amazon.