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Johnny Dodds
Birth: Feb. 16, 1892
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1940
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Jazz Clarinetist and Saxophonist. He played for King Oliver's band during the roaring twenties. In Chicago, 1923, began the chain of recordings, first with King Oliver and Louis Armstrong, then with numerous famous artists of the time. He played in many small bands and led his own groups, too. The recording phase which lasted for six years and produced over 240 sides with nearly all jazz talents of those days. After the depression, Dodds continued to play with small groups, until his health began to fail. He died at the age of 48. His younger brother was jazz drummer Warren (Baby) Dodds. (bio by: Chuck Kearns) 
Lincoln Cemetery
Blue Island
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sec.18 Lot 4 Grave 6
GPS (lat/lon): 41.67137, -87.70737
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Originally Created by: Chuck Kearns
Record added: Mar 21, 2006
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