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Jesse Stone and his Blue Serenaders were active from about 1920 to 1928 in Kansas City and the Southwest. Coleman Hawkins got his professional start with Stone’s Blues Serenaders as a saxophonist when he was a teenager.


TitleRecording DateRecording LocationCompany
Boot To Boot
(Jesse Stone)
4-27-1927St. Louis, MissouriOkeh 8471
Starvation Blues
(Jesse Stone)
4-27-1927St. Louis, MissouriOkeh 8471

Druie BessTrombone
Elmer BurchTenor Saxophone
Silas ClukeBanjo
Pete HasselTuba
Albert HintonTrumpet
Glenn HughesAlto Saxophone
Slick JacksonTrumpet
Jesse StonePiano, Leader, Arranger
Jack WashingtonAlto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Max WilkinsonDrums


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