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Creole TromboneKid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz$
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John McCusker

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781617036262

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.001.0001

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1886–1896 Le Monde Creole En Campagne

1886–1896 Le Monde Creole En Campagne

(p.6) Chapter 1 1886–1896 Le Monde Creole En Campagne
Creole Trombone

John McCusker

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter discusses the early childhood of Kid Ory during the period from 1886 to 1896. It explains that Ory was born on Christmas day in Woodland Plantation in La Place, Louisiana, and that the Ory family moved to America from the Alsace-Lorraine region of France in 1736. The chapter discusses the family’s reason for moving to Louisiana and describes the economic and social conditions in La Place during Ory’s childhood.

Keywords:   Kid Ory, Woodland Plantation, La Place, Louisiana, Alsace-Lorraine region, France, economic condition, social condition

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