Ralph Sutton

This audio only interview was conducted for a radio program by Dan Del Fiorentino and donated to the NAMM Oral History program: Ralph Sutton learned the traditional stride piano styles of James P. Johnson and Fats Waller, and brought it to post-War audiences around the world for over fifty years. He played with Jack Teagarden and Bob Scobey's Dixieland Band before joining the World's Greatest Jazz Band in 1968. Ralph recorded with many of his Jazz friends over the years including Eddie Miller, Jay McShann, Kenny Davern and Ruby Braff.  

Interview Date:
September 15, 1994
Date of Birth:
November 4, 1922
Deceased Date:
December 30, 2001
Job Title:
Musician, Keyboardist

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