New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
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1981 Oliver Alcorn Dies


Traditional jazz clarinetist and saxophonist Oliver Alcorn was the brother of
trumpeter Alvin Alcorn and performed with Clarence Desdunes and George McCullum,
Jr. early in his career and  was a member of Papa Celestin's Original
Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra  He moved to Chicago and played with Natty Dominique
and Lonnie Johnson until his death.
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