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 Joe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joe is also used, mostly in the United States, as a common placeholder name for a person, such as "your average Joe" or "Joe Sixpack", or "Joe Cool".
Joes are a group of enemy robots from the Mega Man games, identified as being humanoid having a single eye, which is commonly their weak spot.
Joe is a common male name, normally being a shortened form of Joseph.
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 Joe "King" Oliver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joe "King" Oliver was born in Abend, Louisiana near Donaldsonville, and moved to New Orleans in his youth.
Joe "King" Oliver, (December 19, 1885– April 8, 1938) was a bandleader and jazz musician.
In the mid and late 1920s Oliver's band transformed into a hybrid of the old New Orleans style jazz band and the nationally popular larger dance band, and was christened "King Oliver and His Dixie Syncopators".
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 PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Selected Artist Biography - Joe "King" Oliver
King Oliver is said to have begun music as a trombonist, and from about 1907 he played in brass bands, dance bands, and in various small groups in New Orleans bars and cabarets.
Oliver is credited with many melodies on record labels and in copyright registrations; it is not known how many of these he actually composed.
Oliver's influence is difficult to assess: his playing during his New Orleans period (his best years, according to Souchon) was not recorded, and by 1925 his style had largely been superseded by Armstrong's.
www.pbs.org /jazz/biography/artist_id_oliver_joe_king.htm   (780 words)

  
 King Oliver
King Oliver by Walter C. Allen and Brian Rust, The Jazz Book Club, 1957
Oliver was blinded in one eye as a child, and often played while sitting in a chair, or leaning against the wall, with a derby hat tilted so that it hid his bad eye.
Joe was famous for his using mutes, derbies, bottles and cups to alter the sound of his cornet.
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 King Oliver :: TrumpetJazz.com
Savannah, GA Louis Armstrong credits King Oliver as being his only real musical mentor, and called him his "true idol".
Oliver's use of mutes and other odd objects he used as mutes became a trademark and was passed down to later generations.
Oliver later moved to New York City, playing and recording with various groups before settling in Georgia.
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 Joe "King" Oliver
King Oliver was born in Louisiana in 1885 and was raised in New Orleans.
Oliver died in Savannah, Georgia in 1938, but is buried in New York.
Oliver's career began a downward slide from which it never recovered.
www.riverwalk.org /profiles/oliver.htm   (446 words)

  
 Jazzscript.co.uk - JOE KING OLIVER : LIFELINE
Joe Oliver is born in Louisiana, and by 1905 is a busy (though not highly competent) musician in New Orleans performing with various brass and dance bands.
Oliver proves to be a successful and forceful band leader and in 1923 leads classic recordings at the Gennett Studios in Indiana.
Oliver, now with his regal appellation, migrates to Chicago, which has now become the centre of the jazz universe.
www.jazzscript.co.uk /life/oliverlife.htm   (469 words)

  
 Jazz Artist Biography - King Oliver@ jazzreview.com
Cornet-player Joe "King" Oliver was born in 1885, joining Kid Ory's Brownskin Babies in about 1914 or 1915, and developing great expressive skills in the use of mutes.
Oliver, like many New Orleans musicians, left for Chicago after the closure of Storyville in 1918, forming his own band, King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band.
From 1927 until his death in 1938, Oliver's decline was shown among scratch bands; pyorrhea made playing an agony, and his attempts to adapt to the changing musical climate were often ill - considered.
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 Joe King Oliver Picture
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 Louis Armstrong
Joe "King" Oliver was his favorite and the older man acted as a father to Louis, even giving him his first real cornet, and instructing him on the instrument.
When King Oliver left the city in 1919 to go to Chicago, Louis took his place in Kid Ory's band from time to time.
In June of that year he returned to New Orleans for the first time since he left in 1922 to join King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band.
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 VH1.com : King Oliver : Biography
Joe "King" Oliver was one of the great New Orleans legends, an early giant whose legacy is only partly on records.
Oliver recorded a pair of duets with pianist Jelly Roll Morton but otherwise was off records that year.
A master of mutes, Oliver was able to get a wide variety of sounds out of his horn; Bubber Miley would later on be inspired by Oliver's expertise.
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 NewsScan Publishing Inc. - NewsScan Daily Archives
Today's Honorary Subscriber is the legendary jazz musician Joe "King" Oliver (1885-1939), whose masterful command of the cornet earned him the nickname "King" in the early years of the New Orleans jazz scene.
Oliver was a pioneer in using an assortment of items like derby hats, bottles and cups to mute and alter the wa-wa and other sounds coming from his instrument.
Joseph Oliver was born in the town of Abend, Louisiana, 19 December, 1885.
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 Jazz- Joe "King" Oliver
Joe "King" Oliver is one of the most important musicians in early jazz.
King Oliver began to struggle playing his cornet because he had eaten too many sweets over his lifetime, which led to dental problems that made playing very painful.
In 1922, he started King Oliver's Creole Jazz band.
www.promotega.org /asu30026/jazzkingoliver.html   (182 words)

  
 BBC - Radio 3 Jazz Profiles - Joe 'King' Oliver
King Oliver Vol 1 (1923-9) and Vol 2 (1927-30) (RPCD 787, 788)
Midway between 1910 and 1920, Oliver had established himself as one of the 'kings' of the cornet in his home town of New Orleans.
The following year Oliver put together his Dixie Syncopators, a larger band with three reed players, and he made further excellent recordings in Chicago and (from 1927) in New York.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio3/jazz/profiles/joe_oliver.shtml   (255 words)

  
 Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy
From then on, he largely supported himself as a musician, playing with pick-up bands and in small clubs with his mentor Joe "King" Oliver.
The early 1920s saw Armstrong's popularity explode as he left New Orleans for Chicago to play with "King" Oliver's Creole Jazz Band, and then moved on to New York, where he influenced the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra with improvisation and a new musical vocabulary.
Oliver was one of a handful of noted musicians in New Orleans--along with Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet and others--who were creating a distinctive and widely popular new band music out of blues and ragtime.
www.npg.si.edu /exh/armstrong/index.htm   (740 words)

  
 Repertoire
Snag It* (Joe Oliver) Recorded by King Oliver’s Jazz Band on 11 March 1926 for Vocalion and by Oliver’s Dixie Syncopators on 17 September 1926 for Brunswick.
James Infirmary (Joe Primrose [pseudonym for Irving Mills]) St. James' hospital was founded about the time of the Norman Conquest for "maidens that were leprous." King Henry VIII took possession of the hospital and it was rebuilt as St. James palace in 1533, becoming the London residence of British sovereigns from 1697-1837.
Louis Armstrong was King of the Zulus in the 1949 Mardi Gras parade.
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 JOE KING OLIVER
They say that on that night, lovers of Jazz music began to drift out of all the honky-tonks to follow Joe Oliver on his march through Storyville into the Aberdeen Cafe where he was then performing.
They overcrowded the place to listen to Joe Oliver playing for hours at a stretch.
Oliver was the benefactor of young Louis Armstrong, and much that young Armstrong learned about playing the trumpet in his apprentice years in New Orleans was learned from Oliver.
www.southernmusic.net /kingoliver.htm   (263 words)

  
 King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
In 1922 Armstrong received a telegram from his mentor Joe Oliver, asking him to join the band in Chicago.
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band was one of the best and most important bands in early Jazz.
Soon musicians and fans were flocking to hear Louis' amazing cornet playing with the Oliver band.
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 American BigBands - Page 2 "O" Bands
Perhaps, "King" Oliver was on a downhill road when he visited New York in 1928.
In 1916 Oliver and trombonist Edward "Kid" Ory co-led "The Kid Ory and King Oliver Band" then considered one of the best in New Orleans.
Oliver's first instrument was the trombone, but he soon switched to the cornet.
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 SavannahNOW: Our Jazz History Series
By now, King Oliver, unable to play, broke but not broken, and suffering from hypertension, found jobs along West Broad running a fruit stand and later as a janitor at a pool hall/bar at 528 operated by Connie Wimberly.
By 1922, the band had become a sensation with the quality of its musicians, especially that of the band's second cornet, Louis Armstrong, who had been summoned to Chicago by King Oliver.
Oliver is believed to have been born on Dryades Street, in New Orleans, in 1885, although that's somewhat in dispute.
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 King Oliver
Strangely, and maybe tellingly, Oliver responded the next year by releasing a soundalike cover version of Armstrong's, although Joe didn't play on the record himself: the Louis-created trumpet parts were recreated (under Oliver's "direction") by another ex-Ellingtonian, Louis Metcalf.
Between 1923 and 1930, King Oliver recorded frequently under his own name, eventually hitting every major label of the time.
He'd become a fairly big star and respected name in jazz, but already Oliver was past his prime and slipping away from the cutting edge.
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 French Creoles Armand J. Piron
Joe "King" Oliver was a great New Orleans legend.
When "The Kid" took Oliver into his band, he billed Oliver as "King." Oliver and Ory were in the same age bracket and understood each other only too well.
Oliver said he liked keeping Louis with him playing second trumpet because that way, he was still "The King."
www.frenchcreoles.com /MusicEvents/jazz/joekingoliver/joekingoliver.htm   (313 words)

  
 Gene Krupa
Late (1909-73) jazz drum pioneer who, as part of the Austin High Gang, emulated Louis Armstrong and Joe "King" Oliver, creating what came to be known as the Chicago style of jazz.
He performed with Benny Goodman and young trumpeter Bix Biederbecke, and his own band was one of the most popular swing bands of its day until he was arrested on a (some say trumped-up) drug charge.
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 PBS VIDEOdatabase of America's History and Culture -- Chapters
A devotee of Joe 'King' Oliver, Armstrong got Oliver's job when his idol moved to Chicago.
In 1922, Louis Armstrong went to Chicago to join his idol Joe 'King' Oliver's band.
Oliver and Armstrong's styles perfectly complemented each other, and soon even some whites were coming to hear them play.
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 Satchmo Plays King Oliver
But Louis has gone farther than such directly connected tunes for you'll also find pieces that are not associated with either Oliver or Armstrong but were being played and sung in the New Orleans that Joe Oliver knew as a young man and in that slightly later New Orleans that Louis Armstrong knew.
The reason for some of his choices are obvious-they are pieces which he recorded with Oliver and the Creole Jazz Band or they are tunes that Oliver wrote or they are numbers that both he and Oliver recorded separately.
Louis was casually dressed in Bermuda shorts and a checked sports shirt, a huge towel draped down the front of his shirt, his glasses case peeking out of his shirt pocket, as be ran through the numbers with his men.
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 'King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 1923-1924' by King Oliver and Creole Jazzband from The Portsmouth Chorus.
The CDs include 37 tracks by King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band, 2 tracks with King Oliver and Clarence Williams accompanying vaudeville singers Jodie and Susie Edwards, and 2 tracks of King Oliver cornet solos accompanied by the "great" Jelly Roll Morton on piano.
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 1923-1924, King Oliver and Creole Jazzband.
'King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 1923-1924' by King Oliver and Creole Jazzband from The Portsmouth Chorus.
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 Don's Musical Musings - Joe 'King' Oliver
Joe 'King' Oliver went on to lead successful bands throughout the 1920s.
The first LP I ever bought was Columbia 33S1065 'King Joe' by King Oliver and his Creole Jazz Band.
Jackson was reputed to be a somewhat mean tempered man with a tendency to violence, and his presence in the band may have had more to do with self-preservation than with Oliver's opinion of his qualities as a musician.
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 Joe King Oliver.html - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Jazz: The First Thirty Years
One of the first great cornetist, Joe "King" Oliver and his leading student and future star, Louis Armstrong hailed from New Orleans along with other influential
Famous musicians who received acclaim for their work in Chicago were Earl Hines, Johnny Dodds, Louis Armstrong and King Oliver.
Chicago became the focal point for jazz in the early 1920s when New Orleans musicians found their way north after clubs in the Storyville area of New Orleans were closed.
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