Bruce Boyd Raeburn
Hogan Jazz Archive
Tulane University Libraries
New Orleans LA 70118
Vol . I, no. 1 (May 1986)
Curt Jerde. “Dominic LaRocca’s Collection at Tulane’s Jazz Archive” – narrative description of LaRocca scrapbooks, interviews.
Karl Koenig. “Researching the Jazz Map at the Tulane Jazz Archive” – a guide to archival sources referencing the geography of New Orleans jazz.
Vol . I, no. 2 (November 1986)
Curt Jerde. “The ‘Palmer Method’ and the ‘Three R’s’ of Jazz Musicology at the Archive” – Tulane librarian Joel Palmer’s methodology relative to the archiving of jazz performance literature.
David Sager. “Archive Orchestrations – Bringing It Back Alive!” – Survey of vintage dance arrangements in Jazz Archive collection; New Leviathan Oriental Fox Trot Orchestra.
Vol. II, no. 1 (May 1987)
John Joyce. “The Same by Any Name? A Look at the Emerging New Orleans ‘Jazz’ Band” - Examines names and nomenclature in New Orleans jazz; Dixieland, Creole.
Philip E. Leinbach. “Some Thoughts on the Jazz Archive” – John Robichaux Orchestra, Ralston Crawford, Curt Jerde.
Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “Hogan Jazz Archive presents Al Rose Exhibit” – An overview of the Al Rose collection.
Alma Williams. “The Panorama of New Orleans Jazz: Graphics in the Archive” – An overview of the Jazz Archive’s photography holdings; Lee Friedlander, Ralston Crawford, Bernard Steinau, Jules Cahn, Don Perry, Mona McMurray, Jeanette Kimball.
Richard B. Allen. “Speaking of Jazz” – Frank Netto, New Orleans Owls, Rene Netto, Tony Almerico.
Curt Jerde. “With a Little Help from Our Friends – The Archive Exhibits the LaRocca Collection” – Narrative description of items in Nick laRocca Collection.
Eddie Edwards. “Featuring the Friends” – Eulogy for Allan Jaffe.
Lawrence Gushee , letter to editor – The Invincibles, Red Mackie.
Vol. II, no. 2 (November 1987)
William Carter. “Thanks, Allan” - For Allan Jaffe; Sandra Jaffe, Larry Borenstein, Preservation Hall.
Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “Russell-Jaffe Connection: More Than Jazz Revival” – Reflections on Bill Russell, his American Music label, and his relationship with Allan Jaffe and Preservation Hall.
Lawrence Gushee. “When Was Bunk Johnson Born and Why Should We Care?” – An examination of the early life of Bunk Johnson.
Curt Jerde. “Preserving the Essence: The Legacy of Allan Jaffe” – Eulogy, Preservation Hall.
Richard B. Allen “Speaking of Jazz: The First Interview” – Steve Brown, New Orleans Rhythm Kings.
Lawrence Gushee, letter to the editor – Louisiana Five, Anton Lada. Mike Hazeldine, letter to the editor – Frank-McCurdy Peerless Orchestra.
Vol. III, no. 1 (1988)
David Sager. “A Tale of the Slide Trombone in Early Jazz” - Eddie Edwards, “tailgate trombone,” Henry Fillmore, Kid Ory, George Brunies (Georg Brunis).
Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “Appreciating Jazz Discography” – Orin Blackstone, Charles Delauney. Curt Jerde, “On the Scholarly Side of the Street” - B-Sharp Club, Creole Fiesta Society, Camille Nickerson.
Ben Maygarden. “Putting the House in Order: Documenting Jazz Photography” – Cook Dreamland Orchestra, Clarence Desdunes’ Joyland Revelers, Emergency Relief Administration Band.
Richard B. Allen. “Speaking of Jazz: Godfrey Mayor Hirsch” – Biographical sketch of New Orleans musician Godfrey Hirsch; Johnny Bayersdorffer, New Orleans Owls, Saenger Theater, Louis Prima, Dawnbusters.
Al Rose. “South Rampart Street” – Jake Itzkovitch, Eagle Saloon, Frankie Duson, Red Onion Cabaret, Pelican Dance Hall, Peter Lacaze, Astoria Hotel, “Beansie” Fauria.
Vol. IV, no. 1 (May 1989)
Ben Maygarden. “Joe Robichaux: After the Sun Goes Down” - Biographical account of Joe Robichaux; John Robichaux, Lyric Theater, Fred Washington, Steve Lewis, Jones-Collins Astoria Hot Eight, New Orleans Rhythm Boys, George Lewis Band.
Alma Williams. “Archive Receives Ray Bauduc and Joe Mares Collections” – Appraisal of contents of Bauduc and Mares collections.
Dick Allen. “The Local and International Dave Winstein, Part 1” – Biographical account of local Musicians Union president Dave Winstein; AFM Local 174 and 174-496.
Kahne Parsons. “Alternative Aspects of Sheet Music in the Hogan Jazz Archive” – Germania Music Society, Jenny Lind, “Washingtonian Quick Step,” “Cuba Free or Die.”
Frank Driggs, letter to editor - Black Beauty, White Heat.
Vol. IV, no. 2 (December 1989)
Dan Weisman. “The Louisiana Phonograph Company” - Nineteenth-century recordings in New Orleans; Louis “Bebe” Vasnier, “Brudder Rasmus Sermons,” George Paoletti, Willie Cornish.
Kahne Parsons. “District Favorites” – Storyville, Jelly Roll Morton, Mamie Desdume, Tony Jackson, Lulu White, Hilma Burt.
Richard B. Allen. “The Local and International Dave Winstein – Part 2” – Continued from vol. IV, no. 1; Sharkey Bonano, Dawnbusters, Pinky Vidacovich, Ellis Stratakos Orchestra, American Federation of Musicians, AFM Local 174.
Vol. V, no. 1-2 (1990)
Richard B. Allen. “Who Was Bennie Pottle?” - Discussion of name authority issues and other anomalies encountered in New Orleans jazz research; Brunies Brothers, Lester Bouchon, Paul Barbarin.
Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “Recent Major Donations to the Hogan jazz Archive” – Dr. Michel Bastide, Raymond Burke, John W. “Knocky” Parker, Tad Jones, Jan Shapiro, Al Rose, Diana Rose.
Kahne Parsons. “The Wonderful World of Wiggs” – Biographical sketch of Johnny Wiggs; Wingy Manone, Joe Oliver, Norman Brownlee.
Tim Brooks, letter to editor – Louisiana Phonograph Company, Louis Vasnier.
Vol. VI, no. 1 (May 1991)
Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “Jazz and the Italian Connection” - A discussion of the Italian influence in New Orleans jazz; Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Nick LaRocca, Tony Sbarbaro, Curly Lizana, Charlie Cordilla.
Jack Stewart. “The Original Dixieland Jazz Band’s Place in History” – Examines “conventional wisdom” regarding the original Dixieland Jazz Band.
Girard P. Mouton III and Alma Williams. “The Eyes of Jazz” – – A look at New Orleans photographers whose subjects included jazz bands; Arthur P. Bedou, Villard Paddio, Magnolia Studio.
Richard B. Allen. “A Testament to Two Friends” – Memorial to Chester Zardis, Percy Humphrey.
Vol. VI, no. 2 (December 1991)
Jack Stewart. “The Mexican Band Legend: Myth, Reality, and Musical Impact; a Preliminary Investigation” - Examines influence of The Mexican Band on New Orleans jazz; 1884 World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, Juventino Rosas, Florencio Ramos, Encarnacion Payen, Payen’s Mexican Military Band, Joseph “Sou Sou” Oramous.
James Lincoln Collier, letter to editor – point of view on racial climate of the American recording industry in the 1910s; Original Dixieland Jazz Band, James Reese Europe, Wilber Sweatman.
Vol. VII, no. 1-2 (December 1992)
Tor Magnusson and Don Peak. “The Recordings of Snoozer Quinn, Legendary Guitar Player” - Biographical account of guitarist Edwin “Snoozer” Quinn and his recorded legacy; Paul Whiteman, Frankie Trumbauer, Bing Crosby, Johnny Wiggs.
Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “Dancing Hot and Sweet: New Orleans Jazz in the 1920s” - Explores the relationship between jazz and dance; Buddy Bolden, the Castles, Original Creole Orchestra, Original Dixieland Jazz Band.
Vol. VIII, no. 1-2 (December 1993)
Lynn Abbott. “Brown Skin, Who You For?’ Another Look at Clarence Williams’s Early Career” - Archival research-driven examination of composer Clarence Williams’s early years in New Orleans; A. J. Piron, Williams & Piron Publishing Company, Manhattan Cabaret.
Ivan Bodley, letter to editor – reaction to assertions made by James Lincoln Collier regarding racial provenance of Original Dixieland Jazz Band recordings.
Alan Lomax, letter to editor – questions racial balance of articles published in The Jazz Archivist.
Vol. IX, no. 2 (December 1994)
Lynn Abbott and Jack Stewart. “The Iroquois Theater” - A survey of activities at New Orleans’ most important African American vaudeville theater of the 1910s, offering black entertainment for black audiences; southern vaudeville, Willie Jackson, Clarence Williams, Bruce Jazz Stock Company.
John McCusker. “Ory Baptismal Certificate” - Report on the discovery of baptismal certificate of pioneer jazz trombonist Edward “Kid” Ory.
Vol. XII, no. 1 (May 1997)
Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “Jewish Jazzmen in New Orleans, 1890-1940: an Overview” - A survey of Jewish musicians in New Orleans jazz development; John Kornfeld, Mike Caplan, Bob Stein, Joe Wolfe, Charlie Fishbein, Montague Korn, Meyer Weinberg, Godfrey Hirsch.
Jack Stewart. “Paul Sarebresole and New Orleans’ First Rag” - A biographical account of New Orleans composer Paul Sarebresole and his music; “Roustabout Rag,” “Get Your Habits On,” “Fire’s Out.”
Vol. XIII (1998-1999)
Kevin Fontenot. “Ain’t Like They Used to Be: Rabbit Brown, New Orleans Songster” - An account of the life and 1920s recordings of singer-guitarist Richard “Rabbit” Brown; “The Mystery of the Dunbar’s Child,” “Sinking of the Titanic,” Lemon Nash, Clarence “Little Dad” Vincent.
Alma Williams and Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “Curtis D. Jerde, 1939-1998” - Eulogy.
Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “In Memoriam” - Eulogy for Betty Rankin.
Jack Stewart. “Cuban Influences on New Orleans Music” - Auguste Davis, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Junius Hart Music Company, Onward Brass band, Pamela J. Smith, Manuel Perez, “Spanish Tinge.”
John McCusker. “The Onward Brass Band in the Spanish American War” - An account of New Orleans musicians in Cuba, 1898-99; Onward Brass Band, John Robichaux, Immunes.
Vol. XIV (2000)
Charles Chamberlain. “Searching for the ‘Gulf Coast Circuit’: Mobility and Cultural Diffusion in the Age of Jim Crow, 1900-1930” - An exploration of pre-1930 touring opportunities for New Orleans musicians along the Louisiana-Mississippi-Alabama-Florida Gulf Coast; Danny Barker, Tuncell’s Orchestra, Billy and Mary McBride, Jelly Roll Morton, Ricard Alexis, Billie Pierce.
Alma Williams Freeman. “Just Among Friends: A Celebration of Richard B. Allen” - Tribute to Dick Allen.
Vol. XV (2001)
Charles Chamberlain. “The Goodson Sisters: Women Pianists and the Function of Gender in the Jazz Age” - A survey of women jazz pianists and their sphere of influence, centering on the Goodson Sisters; Billie Pierce, Sadie Goodson, Ida Goodson, Jeanette Salvant.
Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff. “Brown Skin (Who You Really For?)” - An examination of African American influence on the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, as exemplified by their appropriation of the Clarence Williams composition, “Brown Skin (Who You For?);” Nick LaRocca, “Livery Stable Blues,” Alcide Nunez, Clarence Williams “Brown Skin (Who You For?).”
Alma Williams Freeman. “New Orleans Jazz Photography” - Arthur P. Bedou, Marion Porter, Ralston Crawford, John Kuhlman, Harold Baquet, Michael P. Smith, Keith Calhoun, Chandra McCormick.
Jack Stewart. “The Strangest Bedfellows: Nick LaRocca and Jelly Roll Morton” - An assessment of the similarities between Nick LaRocca and Jelly Roll Morton.
Vol. XVI (2002)
Evan Christopher. “Licorice Stick Gumbo: The New Orleans Clarinet Style” - A discussion of what it means to play clarinet “in the New Orleans style;” Charles McCurdy, George Baquet, Sidney Bechet, Lorenzo Tio, “Big Eye” Louis Nelson Dellile, articulation, vibrato, blues effects.
Matt Sakakeeny. “Indian Rulers: Mardi Gras Indians and New Orleans Funk” - A survey of the modern history of Mardi Gras Indians; Wild Magnolias, Bo Dollis, The Meters, “Handa Wanda,” Wild West Shows, Golden Eagles, Wild Tchoupitoulas.
Vol. XVII (2003)
Lynn Abbott. “For Ofays Only’: An Annotated Calendar of Midnight Frolics at the Lyric Theater (Part 1)” - An examination of the Jim Crow phenomenon of black vaudeville shows for white audiences, as it played out at the Lyric Theater in New Orleans ; John Robichaux, Esther Bigeou, Ethel Waters, Butterbeans and Susie.
Per Oldaeus. “Blanche Thomas: New Orleans Songstress” - A biographical account of the New Orleans singer; Wallace Davenport, Paul Barbarin.
Vol. XVIII (2004)
Fatima Shaik. “The Economy Society and Community Support for Jazz” - A contemporaneous document-driven history of the Economy Society of New Orleans, Economy Hall, and early jazz activities there; Eugene Victor Macarthy, Basile Bares, Edmond Dédé.
Alma Freeman. “Revisiting St. Philip Church of God in Christ” - An historical account of St. Philip Church of God in Christ, establishing specific provenance for photographs taken at the church by Ralston Crawford in 1956; Sidney “Jim Little” Brown, Superintendent Henry Evans, Missionary Stella Rochon.
Kevin Fontenot. “Dig This Mayor’: An Unpublished Louis Armstrong Letter” - An analytical look at a 1949 letter from Louis Armstrong to Mayor deLesseps Morrison; Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club.
Lynn Abbott. “For Ofays Only’: An Annotated Calendar of Midnight Frolics at the Lyric Theater (Part II)” - Continued from vol. XVII; “Runnin’ Wild,” the Charleston, the Black Bottom, Gill’s DeLuxe Orchestra, Mae Diggs, Mamie Smith.
Vol. XIX (2005-2006)
Sue Fisher. “American Federation of Musicians Locals 174 and 496 Records at the Hogan Jazz Archive” - A guide to the Jazz Archive’s collection of materials from the local Musicians Unions.
John Doheny. “The Spanish Tinge Hypothesis: Afro-Caribbean Characteristics in Early New Orleans Jazz Drumming” - A socio-musicological appraisal of habanera rhythm in New Orleans vernacular music; Tresillo, Jelly Roll Morton, Abbey “Chinee” Foster, King Oliver, “I’m Going Away to Wear You Off my Mind,” “Adam’s Apple.”
Jack Stewart. “Original Dixieland Jazz Band’s Place in the Development of Jazz” - a contextualization of legends and anecdotes surrounding jazz nativity; “That Teasin’ Rag,” Harold Peterson, 2/4 time verses 4/4 time, “Panama.”
Vol. XX (2007)
Jack Stewart. “The Mexican Band Legend. Part III” - Continued from vol. VI, no. 2 and vol. IX, no. 1; “El Nopal,” “Roustabout Rag,” hemiola, Leonardo Vizcarra, West End Military Orchestra.
Ann Woodruff. “Halls in New Orleans: A Survey of Jazz Landmarks, Part I” - An historical and architectural survey of New Orleans fraternal lodges, benevolent society halls; Perseverance Masonic Lodge No. 4; Etoile Polaire Lodge No. 1; Odd Fellows Hall; Francs Amis Hall; Perseverance Society Hall, Lusitania Hall, Deutsches Haus Benevolent Knights of America Lodge, Young men’s Olympian Junior Benevolent Association Tombs, Bulls’ Aid and Pleasure Club, Jefferson City Buzzards Club; Naval Brigade Hall.
John McCusker. “Le Monde Creole: The Early Life of Kid Ory” - An accountof jazz trombone pioneer Edward “Kid” Ory’s ancestry and early life on Woodland Plantation in St. John Parish; Ozeme Ory, Octavie Devezin, John L. Ory, Clay Haydel.
Alma Williams Freeman. “Remembering Dick Allen” - Eulogy.
Bruce Boyd Raeburn. “Curator’s Commentary” - Eulogies for Dick Allen, Tad Jones.
Vol. XXI (2008)
Vic Hobson. “Buddy Bolden’s Blues” - Provides a timeline, and a social and musicological context, for “Buddy Bolden’s Blues;” Jelly Roll Morton, Funky Butt Hall, John Robichaux, “The St. Louis Tickle,” “The Cake Walk in the Sky.”
Ann Woodruff. “Society Halls in New Orleans: A Survey of Jazz Landmarks, Part II” - Continued from vol. XX; St. John Lodge No. 153, Pride of Algiers Lodge No. 102, The Society of Inseparable Friends Hall, Jeunes Amis Hall, Italian Union Hall, Elks Lodge No. 30, Fireman’s Charitable and Benevolent Association, Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Corner Club, Elks Golden Gate Lodge.
Per Oldaeus. “‘Played the Same Thing Every Night for Twelve Years’: Notes on Dave Robert “Bob” Ogden and Some of His Fellow Musicians” - Biographical survey of the life and work of New Orleans drummer Bob Ogden; Roy Brown, “Good Rockin’ Tonight,” Ida Cox, Walter “Fats” Pichon , Oscar “Papa” Celestin, Clement Tervalon, Wallace Davenport.
Clive Wilson letter to the editor, and Jack Stewart response – regarding the role of time signatures in the origin and early evolution of jazz – Original Dixieland Jazz Band, King Oliver, cut time, Johnny Wiggs.
Vol. XXII (2009)
Dr. Gerhard Kubik. “The Mysteries of the Buddy Bolden Photograph” - Analyzes the apparent anomalies (surfeit of left-handed players; awkward fingering of wind instruments, etc.) in the only-known photograph of the Buddy Bolden Band, and concludes that the photographer constructed a composite image from two separate negatives.
Justin Winston and Clive Wilson. “The Bolden Photograph: A Photographic Examination” - Accounts for the anomalies in the Buddy Bolden Band photo in terms of tin-type photography and the practices of tin-type portrait photographers.
Chris Brown. “Swingin' On The 'Nue With Ike McKinney: An African American Dance Promoter in Shreveport, Louisiana, 1929-1939” - A research-driven account of the 1930s career of Shreveport-based dance promoter Isaac “Ike” McKinney. Duncan’s Auditorium, Kelso Morris and His Texas Jazz Steppers, Texas Avenue, Calanthean Temple, Majestic Ramblers, Odd Fellows Hall, Eddie and Sugar Lou’s Hotel Tyler Orchestra, Celestin’s Original Tuxedo Orchestra, Terrance Holder and His Clouds of Joy, Monk Hoggart’s Joy Spreaders, Del Rio Ballroom, Frank Tanner’s Rhythm Kings, Bert Benton and His Night Hawks, Harry Walker’s All-States Orchestra, Edith Curry, T. H. Crone’s Swing Band, Boots and His Buddies, Al Dunn and His Orchestra, Golden Lily Ballroom, Duke Wright’s Swing Orchestra, McKinney’s Cotton Pickers, Walter Barnes and His Royal Creolians, Plamoor Ballroom, Clarence Love and His Orchestra, Paris Casino Ballroom, Ben Burton and His Orchestra, Don Albert and His Orchestra, Palace Park Pavilion, Eddie “Coot” Lewis and His Orchestra, Eula Mae Morgan, Betty Mae McKinney and Her Harlem Playboys, Bud Scott, Jr., Milton Larkin and His Collegians, Henry “Doc” Mills, Paradise Nite Spot, Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra, Jimmie Westbrook and His California Play Boys, Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy, Dennis Lyles, Harry Reeves.
Alma Freeman. “Finding Buddy Bolden, or, Buddy Bolden Found Again” - Brings to light a previously overlooked newspaper account of a “misdeed” perpetrated by Buddy Bolden at age thirteen.
Vol. XXIII (2010)
Michael G. White. “Dr. Michael White: The Doc Paulin Years” – Clarinetist Michael White relates the story of his musical coming of age with Doc Paulin’s Brass Band. Ernest “Doc” Paulin; St. Augustine High School Marching 100; “Dixieland;” second lines and second liners, jazz funerals, Corner Club, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, “sit-down bands;” Harold Dejan’s Olympia Brass Band, Anthony “Tuba Fats” Lacen; Dirty Dozen Brass Band; Danny Barker; Fairview Baptist Church Christian Brass Band.
Donald M. Marquis. “My Life in Jazz” – The author of In Search of Buddy Bolden – First Man of Jazz recounts his “jazz journey” from Goshen, Wisconsin, to New Orleans, Louisiana, and the life he led while writing his highly acclaimed Buddy Bolden biography. New Orleans Jazz Club; Second Line Magazine; Preservation Hall; Buster Holmes Restaurant; Easy Eddie’s; New Orleans Public Library; Myra Menville; Louisiana State Museum; Holt Cemetery; Palm Court Café.
Charles and Judy Piper. “A Passport to History” – In which the story of Charles Piper’s discovery of his deep New Orleans roots unfolds. After growing up white in rural Wisconsin, Piper learned at age 40 that he was the grandson of jazz pioneer Wendell MacNeal. Wendell and Isabella MacNeal; James MacNeal; Cab Calloway; John Robichaux Orchestra; Arthur P. Williams; Sylvanie Williams; Pelleman M. Williams; Mary H. Williams
Edward Allan Faine. “Al Hirt at the White House - 1969” - An account of the 1969 Governors Dinner at the Nixon White House, where music was provided by the 5th Dimension and the Al Hirt Band. Pee Wee Spiterela; Paul Ferrara; Ellis Marsalis; Marilyn McCoo.
Vol. XXIV (2011)
Will Buckingham. “Louis Armstrong and the Waifs’ Home” – An account of Louis Armstrong’s time in the Colored Waifs’ Home - a reformatory school and orphanage in New Orleans. Armstrong received extensive formal musical training at the Home, and his experiences there played a substantial role in his early musical development.
Keli Rylance. “Mapping a Historic Funeral and Second Line” – Rylance, Head of the Southeastern Architectural Archive at Tulane University, describes the process of identifying locales from a series of ten Ralston Crawford photographs held in the Hogan Jazz Archive.
Chris Brown. “Three Fifteen and His Squares: Shreveport’s David Blunson” – An investigation into an enigmatic, but little known Shreveport band and its band leader, David “315” Blunson.
Vol. XXV (2012)
Seva Venet. "The Hawaiian Tinge" An in depth investigation into the overlapping influences of Hawaiian music and jazz.
Shane Lief. “Anarchist Blues” A biographical sketch of New Orleans musician, Antonio Maggio, best known for his composition, “I got the Blues.”
John McCusker and David Sager. “Kid Ory: Lost years and forgotten compositions” An overview of Kid Ory’s years out of the spotlight and a rare look at some of his later, unpublished musical compositions.