red hot jazz jazzbanner

Original Crescent City Jazzers
Originally from Mobile, Alabama, the Original Crescent City Jazzers later went by the name of the Arcadian Serenaders after moving to St. Louis in 1925. Trumpet player Sterling Bose went on to have a very successful career in Jazz up until the 1940s. He played in the Jean Goldkette Orchestra, with Ben PollackBenny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Miff Mole and Bud Freeman.

Original Crescent City Jazzers
Original Crescent City Jazzers – Left to right:Felix Guarino, Sterling Bose, Johnny Riddick, unknown, unknown, Avery Loposer.


TitleRecording DateRecording LocationCompany
(Avery Loposer / G.E. Murphy)
3-17-1925New Orleans, LouisianaOkeh 40101
Sensation Rag
(Eddie Edwards)
3-17-1925New Orleans, LouisianaOkeh 40101

Stirling BoseCornet
Felix GuarinoDrums
Slim HallBanjo
Cliff HolmanClarinet, Alto Saxophone
Rudy LevyAlto Saxophone
Avery LoposerAlto Saxophone
Eddie PowersTenor Saxophone
Johnny RiddickPiano


The site supplying most of the MP3 files to the Red Hot Jazz Archive pages on is down and many links no longer work. You may find the original and download all of the original RealMedia .ra music files on the WayBackMachine at