February 26, 1917

Original Dixieland Jazz Band1Original Dixieland Jazz Band2

The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, five white guys from New Orleans cut the first jazz record, “Livery Stable Blues” in Victor’s New York Studios.

[Source: John Leland’s book ‘Hip: The History’]

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