A1 Bugle Boy. A2. Sailing Down Chesapeake Alabama Jubilee.
Release data: This album was released on the label Fat Cat Jazz Records (catalog number FCJ105). This album was released in 1969 year. All materials are provided for educational purposes
Cornetist Johnny Wiggs was born John Wigginton Hyman on July 25, 1899, in New Orleans, LA. He began his music career playing the violin, but he learned the cornet and moved to New York City to try his luck in their local scene. View all. Title Artist Album Time. Johnny Wiggs, Snoozer Quinn. The Magic of Snoozer Quinn. If I Ever Cease to Love.
Johnny Wiggs began his career as a violinist, then switched to cornet and moved to New York, before returning back to New Orleans. Stylistically, he was heavily influenced by King Oliver and Bix Beiderbecke. In 1924/25 he played with Norman Brownlee, 1926 Happy Schilling. From the late 1920s he worked as a teacher in Louisiana and took next to jazz clubs in New Orleans. First recordings were made in the late 1920s when John Hyman 's Bayou Stompers. From 1969 to 1974 he appeared at the New Orleans Jazz Festival and at the Manassas at Jazz Fest. He was a mentor of younger musicians such as George Finola, was involved in the founding of the New Orleans Jazz Club. Among his most famous pupils included Pete Fountain and George Girard.
|A2||Sailing Down Chesapeake Bay / She's Just Perfect For Me / Floating Down To Cotton Town / Alabama Jubilee|
|A3||My Memphis Baby|
|A4||Huggin' And Chalkin'|
|B1||Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans / My Little Bimbo|
|B2||Yellow Dog Blues|
|B3||Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet|
|B4||At The Jazz Band Ball|
- Remastered At – Edgewood Recording Studios
- Artwork – Marilyn Danitz
- Liner Notes – George W. Kay
- Producer – Hank O'Neal, Johnson McRee*