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1. Once a Blue Devil Once a Blue Devil 2006 Chapter from the book One O'Clock Jump that describes the early life and career of William (Count) Basie. Basie was born in Red Bank, New Jersey in 1904, and in Harlem was introduced to the organ by Fats...

2. One O'Clock Jump One O'Clock Jump June 28, 1905 Section of book describing the musical "battles" between Walter Page's Blue Devils and George E. Lee and his Novelty Singing Orchestra at Paseo Hall in the autumn of 1928 (on Halloween night and several...

3. One O'Clock Jump One O'Clock Jump June 28, 1905 Chapter entitled "Swing Maestro," detailing the life of Oran Alfonso ("Hot Lips") Page, born in Dallas, Texas on January 27, 1908. Page was a legendary trumpet man, playing in New Orleans, throughout the...

4. One O'Clock Jump One O'Clock Jump June 28, 1905 Chapter entitled "Moten Swing," detailing the heyday of Benny Moten and his "Motenites"--band members such as Eddie Durham, Jo Jones, Count Basie, and Oran Page. Moten is described by the author as "the...

5. One O'Clock Jump One O'Clock Jump June 28, 1905 Chapter entitled "Basie," describing the height of fame achieved by Count Basie and his Orchestra during the late 1930's and '40's. During this era, the "Basie-ites" included Eddie Durham, Jimmy Rushing,...

6. One O'Clock Jump One O'Clock Jump June 28, 1905 Excerpt of book describing a reunion in New York City in early 1941 of a number of prominent jazz musicians linked to the musical tradition of Kansas City. Assembled to create "a historic recording of...