Posted in - Biography & Featured & Historical on March 21st 2019
hokum blues italy lowdown jazz the jim dandies
The Jim Dandies are an Italian based ensemble specialized in lowdown jazz, bawdy & hokum blues and early American Roots from the late 1800’s to the 1930’s.
Mr. Paolo Fornara, http://www.chicagosouthsidepiano.com host and maintainer, is formely The Jim Dandies art director and their pianist.
Here two examples of their playing during the recording of The Cellar …
Posted in - Featured & Historical & Piano Roll on April 18th 2017
Many collectors of jazz, blues and ragtime are familiar with this material via 78rpm or LP recordings and sheet music. While a number of websites have in the past offered downloads of piano rolls, both hand-played and arranged, the effort which Paolo and I are now undertaking on Chicagosouthsidepiano.com is unprecedented in terms …