The years 1922-1923 yielded a number of important recordings by two bands of New Orleans musicians who had come together in Chicago: the New Orleans Rhythm Kings (originally the Friars Society Orchestra) and King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band. Jazz wasn’t just born in New Orleans – it grew up here. The buzzing and vibrant Frenchmen is the most consistently musical stretch of asphalt in NOLA. Great jazz can be heard all over this town, from traditional jazz to acid jazz, there's something for every ear, daily. LOUIS “SATCHMO” ARMSTRONG (1901 – 1971) was one of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century. Category:Jazz musicians from New Orleans. "New Orleans is the cradle of Jazz," said Jelly Roll Morton. Jump to navigation Jump to search Pages in category "Jazz musicians from New Orleans" The following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 320 total. Sorena Briley French Quarter Street Performer Which jazz musicians are from New Orleans? Traditional New Orleans jazz usually includes a cornet, trumpet, and trombone. An early jazz piano player, Morton’s arrangements helped propel the new New Orleans genre forward for decades, with many of his compositions still in use today. The term dixieland is generally not used very much by New Orleans-based musicians, for there is good evidence that the term was imposed on them. These two groups continued to use many of the elements associated with early jazz recordings, such as stop-time, breaks, and ensemble riffing. Today the term is used in reference to the music, which provides a general description of any form of jazz that is derived from early New Orleans jazz. Frenchmen Street. Read More. King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band was one of the first black New Orleans band to gain acclaim in the record industry. …