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Orchestra settled in 1932 by New Orleans' jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer Sidney Bechet and trumpetist Tommy Ladnier.

They only made a recording session, but seized 6 tracks with noticeable quality, including "Maple Leaf Rag". In the middle of United States' crisis era they couldn't tour abroad and didn't achieve enough popularity. Hence, Bechet decided to rather open a modest tailor's shop in Harlem.

Fortunately, he recorded with "New Orleans Feetwarmers" in 1932, 1940 and 1941. Today Sidney Bechet is… read more

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