Freddie Keppard

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Birthday
27, 1889
Birthplace
Louisiana
DEATH DATE
Jul 15, 1933 (44)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
27, 1889
Birthplace
Louisiana
DEATH DATE
Jul 15, 1933 (44)

About

An early jazz cornetist known for his performances with the Original Creole Orchestra.

Before Fame

He started playing cornet after learning a variety of other instruments.

Trivia

He took Buddy Bolden's place in Frankie Dusen's Eagle Band.

Family Life

He grew up in New Orleans in the Creole of Color community.

Associated With

He was well-respected by Jelly Roll Morton.