Alphonse Picou

Alphonse Floristan Picou (October 19, 1878 – February 4, 1961) was an important very early American jazz clarinetist of New Orleans, Louisiana, who also wrote and arranged music.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 19th, 1878 (New Orleans), Died January 4th, 1961 (New Orleans)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 81300 10-in. 10/15/1923 Chattanooga stomp King Oliver’s Jazz Band Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 81302 10-in. 10/15/1923 London (Café) blues King Oliver’s Jazz Band Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 81304 10-in. 10/16/1923 New Orleans stomp King Oliver’s Jazz Band Jazz/dance band songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Picou, Alphonse," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109666.

Picou, Alphonse. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109666.

"Picou, Alphonse." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109666

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