Original Zenith Brass Band

Rudi Blesh made two record sessions around Kid Howard. It was a pick-up brass band that was named the Original Zenith Brass Band.

From this musicians it’s known that they played in the Brass Band:

Cornet/trumpet Avery “Kid” Howard, Peter Bocage
Trombone Jim Robinson
Clarinet George Lewis
Bariton horn Harrison Barnes
Mellophone Isidore Barbarin
Tuba Joe Howard
Snare drum Warren “Baby” Dodds
Bass drum Lawrence Marrero
Leader Avery “Kid” Howard

Recordings were made on February 26, 1946 and the second at August 31 and September 1, 1946


CD’s of this brassband: Brassband history on CD