The Pelican Brass Band was formed: 1889 January 23 by J. Dresch
(headquarters 227 Gravier street)
From this musicians it’s known that they played in the Brass Band:
|Cornet/trumpet||James B. Humphrey|
|Bariton horn||A.W. Clark (presumably Aaron Warren Clark)|
|Leader||J. Dresch (1889), James B. Humphrey (1889)|
J. Dresch, Sylvester Decker, E.J. Palao, J.O. Hoggat, J.T. Hall, Samuel Kincey, William Crawford, J.T. Bates, James Bernard, James Taylor
Is there a relationship with the Pelican newspaper?
Band played at Shell Beach, near Delacroix Island south of New Orleans.
1889: October 21
Concert in Jackson Hall.
18 Exploring early Jazz by Daniel Hardie