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Frankie Half-Pint Jaxon Vol 1 1926-1929
Frankie Half-Pint Jaxon Vol 1 1926-1929 Frankie "Half-Pint" Jaxon, vocal. With contributions by; De Lloyd Barnes, piano. Blanche Smith Walton, piano. Freddie Keppard, clarinet. Banjo Ikey Robinson, banjo. Georgia Tom Dorsey, piano. Tampa Red, guitar. Punch Miller, clarinet. And others… Genres; Blues, Jazz, Hokum Informative booklet notes by Jim Prohaska. Detailed discography. He was outrageous, ribald, and raucous. He was a singer, actor, producer, dancer, comic, film star, song writer, and even a female impersonator. He made a lot of records, led a small band and a big band, and made many radio appearances. He was 5'2" of energy, humour, and mischief. All of these performances bear close listening. Frankie Half Pint Jaxon was a master comedian. Not only is he amusing in what he says - part of his mastery is in the way he presents his material. If you are not careful, you will find yourself laughing out loud. One can only imagine what it was like to see Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon perform in person!! Continued...

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Frankie Half-Pint Jaxon Vol 2 1929-1937

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