“Moanful Man” – Freddie Keppard With Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra (1924)

We’ve heard from a moanful woman, now let’s hear from a “Moanful Man.”

If I was handed a trumpet, I wouldn’t even know how to hold it, let alone make these amazing sounds with it.

For comparison/contrast use only. From the Swiss King Jazz CD series.

Composed by Gillespie-Baker-Cook. Gennett 5373-A; Richmond, Indiana, January 21, 1924: Freddie Keppard, Elwood Grahm-c/ Fred Garland-tb/Jimmie Noone, Clifford King-cl-as/Joe Poston-as/Jerome Pasquall-ts/Jimmy Bell-vn/Antonio Spaulding-p/Stan Wilson-bj/Bill Newton-tuba/Bert Green-d.

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