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Jimmie Noone (sometimes spelled Jimmy Noone) (April 23, 1895April 19, 1944) was an early jazz clarinetist. April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jazz is a musical art form characterized by blue notes, syncopation, swing, call and response, polyrhythms, and improvisation. ... A clarinetist (sometimes also spelt clarinettist) is a musician who plays the clarinet. ...

Jimmie Noone was born in Cut Off, Louisiana. He started playing guitar in his home town; at the age of 15 he switched to clarinet and moved to New Orleans, where he studied with Lorenzo Tio. By c. 1912 was playing professionally, with Freddie Keppard in Storyville, and played with Buddy Petit, Kid Ory, Papa Celestin, the Eagle Band, and the Young Olympia Band, before joining the Original Creole Orchestra in Chicago in 1917. The following year joined King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band, then in 1920 joined Keppard in Doc Cooke's band which he would remain with for 6 years, and make early recordings with. In 1926 he started leading the band for at Chicago's Apex Club. Jimmie Noone File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Cut Off is a census-designated place and town located on the Bayou Lafourche in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. ... The classical guitar typically has 3 nylon and 3 nickel-wound strings. ... A bass clarinet, which sounds an octave lower than the more common Bb soprano clarinet. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... Freddie Keppard (sometimes rendered as Freddy Keppard) (February 27, 1890 - July 15, 1933) was an early jazz cornetist. ... Storyville was the legalized prostitution district of New Orleans from 1897 through 1917. ... Buddie Petit or Buddy Petit (c. ... Edward Kid Ory (December 25, 1886 - January 23, 1973) was a Jazz trombonist and bandleader. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Joe King Oliver, ( December 19, 1885 - April 8, 1938) was a bandleader and jazz musician. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In 1935 Noone moved New York City to start a band and a (short lived) club with Wellman Braud. He then returned to Chicago where he played at various clubs until 1943 when he moved to Los Angeles, California, shortly after that he joined Kid Ory's band which made radio broadcasts. He died suddenly from a heart-attack; Kid Ory's band recorded "Blues for Jimmie Noone" in his honor. 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Wellman Braud (January 25, 1891 - October 29, 1966) was a United States jazz string bass player. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... Griffith Observatory and the Downtown Los Angeles skyline. ... Edward Kid Ory (December 25, 1886 - January 23, 1973) was a Jazz trombonist and bandleader. ...


Noone is generally regareded as one of the greats of the second generation of jazz clarinetists, along with Johnny Dodds and Sidney Bechet. Noone's playing is not as blues tinged as Dodds nor as flamboyant as Bechet, but is perhaps more lyrical and sophisticated, and certainly makes more use of "sweet" flavoring, than the others. Noone was an important influence on later clarinetists such as Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman. Johnny Dodds (April 12, 1892 - August 8, 1940) was a jazz clarinetist, and older brother of drummer Baby Dodds. ... Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 - May 14, 1959) was a Jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. ... Blues is a vocal and instrumental musical form which evolved from African American spirituals, shouts, work songs and chants and has its earliest stylistic roots in West Africa. ... Arthur Jacob Arshawsky (May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004), better known as Artie Shaw, was an accomplished jazz clarinetist, composer, bandleader, and writer. ... Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 - June 13, 1986) was a famous Jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, and Swings Senior Statesman. Goodman was born in Chicago, the son of poor Jewish immigrants who lived on Chicagos Maxwell Street neighborhood. ...


Jimmie Noone died in Los Angeles, California. Griffith Observatory and the Downtown Los Angeles skyline. ...


External links

  • Jimmie Noone on redhotjazz.com (http://www.redhotjazz.com/noone.html)
  • Jimmie Noone on The African American Registry (http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/825/Jimmie_Noone_a_polished_player_of_jazz)

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Jimmie Noone (203 words)
Jimmie Noone is considered one of the best clarinetists of the Twenties.
Noone's style was a major influence on the Swing music of the Thirties and Forties.
Noone played with Kid Ory's band in California in the Forties when he suddenly died of a heart attack.
Jimmie Noone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (298 words)
Jimmie Noone (sometimes spelled Jimmy Noone) (April 23, 1895 April 19, 1944) was an early jazz clarinetist.
Noone is generally regareded as one of the greats of the second generation of jazz clarinetists, along with Johnny Dodds and Sidney Bechet.
Noone's playing is not as blues tinged as Dodds nor as flamboyant as Bechet, but is perhaps more lyrical and sophisticated, and certainly makes more use of "sweet" flavoring, than the others.
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