The Real Buddy Bolden

Between 1897 and 1907 Buddy Bolden reigned as King of New Orleans syncopated music. The Syncopated Times is home to writers and musicians who honor and promote the music that Bolden inspired. A ragged sound that would spread from New Orleans to the world.

Gary Carr as Buddy Bolden and Ian McShane as Judge Perry

Bolden, an in Depth Review

Big budget films about jazz don’t come along very often. I feel a special sense of responsibility in writing about this film, as I believe

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Three Books About Buddy Bolden

Buddy Bolden: Profiles in Jazz

Cornetist Buddy Bolden’s life is shrouded in mystery. He was the George Washington of jazz- first at nearly everything. And as with Washington, many legends

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