Improve Your Health By Listening To Jazz Music


His body was buried in Holte Cemetery, a pauper’s graveyard positioned in New Orleans. WWII fuel & rubber shortages made Big Band bus touring exhausting to sustain. Paul Whiteman was known as the “King of Jazz” his Lonely Melody 1928 (with the famous cornetist Bix Beiderbecke 1927); Fletcher Henderson Wrap it Up 1934, Christopher Columbus 1936.

La Times Article About Herb Alpert

In 1907, Bolden held his last public performance with the Eagle Band at the New Orleans Labor Day parade. During the parade, he apparently started screaming at women close to him and frothed at the mouth. In and out of the asylum, his hallucinations and violence worsened till he was permanently placed in the State Insane Asylum in Jackson, Lousiana on June 5, 1907. The asylum remained his home for more than 25 years, before he passed away in a state of utter dejection and madness.

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