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Sammy Stewart’s Ten Knights Of Syncopation were originally from Columbus, Ohio. The band started out in 1918 performing under the name of Sammy Stewart’s Singing Syncopators. They relocated to Chicago in 1923. The band primarily recorded under the name of Sammy Stewart and his Orchestra, were you can find a long article on the band.

Sammy Stewart's Ten Knights Of Syncopation
Sammy Stewart’s Ten Knights Of Syncopation left to right: Harley Washington, Frank Fowler, Earl Hood, Dave Smallwood, Andrew Renick, Sammy Stewart, Grant Williams, Claudius Forney.


TitleRecording DateRecording LocationCompany
(Noble Sissle / Eubie Blake)
8-1924Chicago, IllinoisParamount 20340
My Man Rocks Me
(J. Berni Barbour)
8-1924Chicago, IllinoisParamount 20340

Roy ButlerSaxophone
Lawrence W. DixonBanjo
Eugene HuttTrumpet
Paul JordanViolin
Fats RobinsTrumpet
Millard RobinsSaxophone
Dave SmallDrums
Douglas SpeaksPiano
Bill StewartClarinet, Alto Saxophone
Sammy StewartPiano
Mance WarleyTuba
Harley WashingtonSaxophone


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