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Don Marquis on “Bolden,” the Movie

“I think the movie [Bolden] accepted that Buddy Bolden was just a man,” says Don Marquis, the author of the New Orleans cornetist’s definitive biography, In Search of Buddy Bolden: […]

Masters of Louisiana Music: Charles Joseph “Buddy” Bolden

When Louis Armstrong was five years old, he remembered peeking through a window at Funky Butt Hall on Perdido Street in New Orleans to listen to a cornet player. “He […]