Hyena Stomp (3:14)

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According to Twenties Jazz :

This hot number was recorded by Jelly Roll Morton with his “Red Hot Peppers”in Chicago on the 4th of July 1927 with Jelly Roll Morton piano, George Mitchell cornet, Gerald Reeves trombone, Johnny Dodds clarinet, ‘Stump’ Evans alto sax, bud scott guitar, Quinn Wilson tuba, and Baby Doddds drums.

The laughter (vocal line) heard, is comedian “Laughing” Lew Lamar for whom Morton was reportedly commissioned to write the song.


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