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Lou and his Gingersnaps
Lou And His Gingersnaps was a pseudonym for the Luis Rusell Orchestra.

ddd discography

TitleRecording DateRecording LocationCompany
Broadway Rhythm
9-13-1929New York, New YorkBanner
The Way He Loves Is Just Too Bad
(Curtis / Rose / Robbins)
9-13-1929New York, New YorkBanner

Red AllenTrumpet, Vocals
Paul BarbarinDrums
Bill ColemanTrumpet
Pops FosterBass
J.C. HigginbothamTrombone, Vocals
Teddy HillTenor Saxophone
Charlie HolmesSaprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone
Will JohnsonBanjo, Guitar
Albert NicholasClarinet
Luis RussellPiano, Leader


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