Film: 1

Music | 1940 | Sound | B/W


Short clips of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band in the 1940's

Still of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band of five musicians . Sign: 'Recording Room B. Quiet please. Victor Talking Machine Co.'

General view of the band. Five musicians in old recording studio playing down a set of tin horns. Piano; drums; trombone; trumpet; clarinet in view as well as recording engineer. Detail of tin horns and recording engineer. View behind horns of wax gramophone disc being recorded with extractors in position; two members of band and drum in background. Drummer in action. General view as in first shot of band.
Close up of the Bass drum pedal in action.
Close up of the Wax disc being cut for producing gramophone records. Sound of record is heard throughout later scenes.

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