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Ory Residence

 
 
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Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, November 21, 2022
1. Ory Residence Marker
Inscription.  
Edward "Kid" Ory (1886), trombonist, saxophonist, composer & bandleader, lived here at 2135 Jackson Ave. from 1910 until 1916. He led the Woodlawn Band in Laplace, & his own band in N.O. He recorded in Los Angeles with his Sunshine Band in 1922, & in Chicago with Louis Armstrong's Hot Five, Joseph "King” Oliver, & Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers. His hit composition Muskrat Ramble has gone through many reincarnations. He was at the forefront of the jazz revival in the 1940's & 1950's, and continued performing into the 1970's.
 
Erected 2002 by N.O. Jazz Commission-Preservation Resource Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 29° 56.391′ N, 90° 5.125′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. It is in Central City. Marker is on Jackson Avenue near Simon Bolivar Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2135 Jackson Avenue, New Orleans LA 70113, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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walking distance of this marker. The New Zion Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Mass Lynching in New Orleans / Racial Violence in America (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lafayette No. 2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Byrd Residence (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oliver Residence (approx. 0.4 miles away); Higgins Boat (LCVP) (approx. half a mile away); Morris-Downman House (approx. half a mile away); Bradish Johnson House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  PRC Official page about this location. (Submitted on November 24, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
Ory Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, November 21, 2022
2. Ory Residence Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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