The Terminal Brass Band performed from about before ? until ?.
Harrison Barnes said, he played with the band before 1913.
From this musicians it’s known that they played in the Brass Band:
|Cornet/trumpet||George Brashear (musical leader), Paul Pierre, Louis Rodriguez, Norman “Norm” Manetta, Maurice Durand, ,|
|Trombone||Charles “Sonny” Henry, Joe Smith, Joseph “Joe” Petit (valve), Louis Rodriguez, Harrison Barnes,|
|Bariton horn||“Sheik O”, George Hooker (?)|
|Alto horn||Clem Brown, “Pompey”|
|Snare drum||Joe Martin|
|Bass drum||“Man Creole”, Henry “Sleepy” Robertson|
Willie Parker saw the word “Terminal” at the Basin and Canal Railroad Depot. The band members liked it and so the Terminal Brass Band had his name.
I also used to play some with the Terminal Brass Band, a band that Willie Parker used to play with.i1
i1 http://www.thejazzgazette.be/march2004.htm Tulane Jazz Archive interviews with: Charles Henry,