Kid Howard´s Brass Band performed from about late 1920s early 1930s until ?
This brass band was a “get together” band according to Howard.
From this musicians it’s known that they played in the Brass Band:
|Cornet/trumpet||Avery “Kid” Howard, George “Kid Sheik” Colar, Alvin Fernandez, Louis Dumaine, Henry Allen sr, Edgar “Sambo” Joseph,|
|Trombone||Jim Robinson, Louis Nelson, Eddie Summers, Sam Williams, Harrison Brazlee, William “Bill” Matthews, Jim Matthews|
|Sax (not knowing which one||Howard Davis|
|Tenor sax||Jesse Charles, Andrew Morgan|
|Alto sax||Edward “Eddie” Johnson, Ernest Poree,|
|Bariton horn||John Porter|
|Bass horn||Herman “Bassie” Mitchell|
|Tuba||William “Grant” Brown, Ed “Noon” Johnson, Andrew Minor, Sidney “Little Jim” Brown|
|Snare drum||James “Jockey” Wilson, Andrew Jefferson, Baptise “Bat” Moseley or Mosley, Cie Frazier|
|Bass drum||George Williams (manager), Henry “Booker T” Glass, Edgar Mosley, Arthur Ogle, Chester Jones, Lawrence Marrero|
|Leader||Avery “Kid” Howard|
1931, July 4:
The band played at Buddy Petit’s funeral.
Playing with Howard was also George “Kid Sheik” Colar, Jim Robinson, Sidney “Little Jim” Brown, Adolphe “Tats” Alexander jr
The band played at Sam Morgan’s funeral, who died during Mardi Gras.
On a Sunday morning, cornerstone laying for the new headquarters for the Good Time and Pleasure Club at Amelia and Tchoupitoulas Street.
Avery “Kid” Howard (tp), Alvin Fernandez (tp), Jim Robinson (tb), George Lewis (Eb cl), Ernest Poree (as), Eddie Johnson (as), Andrew Morgan (ts), William Brown (sous), George Williams (bsdm), James Wilson (sndm).