Dan Desdunes Original Concert Band

Title

Dan Desdunes Original Concert Band

Description

Dan Desdunes was a prominent jazz musician and band leader when he moved to Omaha from New Orleans just after the turn of the twentieth century. In Omaha, he directed several bands and trained the younger generation of bandleaders in Omaha. The Dan Desdunes Band became a staple of the Omaha music scene and appeared in a number of parades.

Source

Patricia "Big Mama" Barron, North Omaha History Harvest, 2011

Date

1920 circa

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Format

still image

Type

image

Coverage

Omaha (Neb.)

Original Format

photograph

Files

nom_big_mama_0004.jpg

Citation

“Dan Desdunes Original Concert Band,” History Harvest, accessed July 20, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/73.

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