Livery Stable Blues

Livery Stable Blues is the album of the week.

“Livery Stable Blues” is a jazz composition copyrighted by Ray Lopez (né Raymond Edward Lopez; 1889–1979) and Alcide Nunez in 1917. It was recorded by the Original Dixieland Jass Band on February 26, 1917 and, with the A side “Dixieland Jass Band One-Step” or “Dixie Jass Band One-Step” (a tune later better known as “Original Dixieland One-Step”), became widely acknowledged as the first jazz recording commercially released. It was recorded by the Victor Talking Machine Company in New York City at its studio at 46 West 38th Street on the 12th floor – the top floor.


We’ll celebrate this date with The Swing Reactor Quartet on Sunday 26 february at 10 pm


  • Nick LaRocca – Cornet
  • Larry Shields – Clarinet
  • Eddie Edwards – Trombone
  • Henry Ragas – Piano
  • Tony Sbarbaro – Drumset


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