The Jimmy Jackson Brass Band, employed a number of man from the old St. John’s Brass Band.
The Jackson Brass Band performed from after the second World War until probably 1953 (when Jackson died)
From this musicians it’s known that they played in the Brass Band:
|Cornet/trumpet||Batiste Brown, Eddie Richardson, Ernest “Doc” Paulin|
|Tenor sax||Alphonse B. Spears|
|Snare drum||George Sterling|
|Bass drum||Dave Bailey|
|Manager||Jimmy Jackson (He never played in the band)|
Doc Paulin (tp), Dave Bailey (bsdm), Cal Blunt (tb), George Sterling (sndm).
The band played at the funeral of Jimmy Jackson
After Jackson died, Alphonse Spears took over as manager and renamed it E. Gibson Brass Band