In 1927 he moved to New York and played with Eddie Condon. In the 1930s he led a few swing-oriented dates with his integrated band The Disciples of Swing and recorded his signature tune “Really The Blues” with the Tommy Ladnier Orchestra.
The French critic Hugues Panassie put together some sessions that featured Mezzrow and others. Mezzrow had his own King Jazz label during 1945-47. In 1948 Mezzrow moved to France where he recorded with Lee Collins and others
|Mezz Mezzrow and his Orchestra||Mezz Mezzrow and his Swing Band|
|Mezzrow – Ladnier Quintet||Mezz Mezzrow and his Band|
|Mezzrow – Bechet Quintet||Mezzrow – Bechet Septet|
|Mezz Mezzrow Trio|
|Really the Blues by Mezz Mezzrow and Bernard Wolfe, Random House 1946|