New Orleans, Louisiana 1984, Algiers point, Brownlee residence, Jazz house landmark

November 19, 2010

New Orleans 1984

Originally uploaded by jeff lamb

405-407 Delaronde Street, Norman Brownlee house
19th century historic new orleans vernacular architecture, may, 1984. Greek Revival, side hall double, townhouse,
Algiers District.
see here neworleanslady photo,
http://www.flickr.com/photos/neworleanslady/429205432/in/set-721…
-Brownlee Residence,
Norman Brownlee (1896-1967), Pianist, Bandleader, Instrument Salesman &musicians Union official, lived here at 407 Deslonde st. from 1912 untill 1922. He led his own Brownlee’s orchestra from 1920 to 1930, which included emmet Hardy, Arthur “Monk’ Hazel, joesph “Sharkey” Harper, Arthur “Monk” Hazel Bonano, John Wiggington Hyman, & many others. His band recorded in N.). for the Okeh Label in 1926. In 1932, he moved to Pensacola , fla. where he became an official in the musicians union, & also continued to play piano.
2002 , N.O. Jazz Commission, Preservation Resource Center

Delaronde 407

November 19, 2010

Delaronde 407

Originally uploaded by Preservation Resource Center, Advocacy Department

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