Here Comes the Man with the Jive

Stuff Smith and his Onyx Club Boys

Recorded in 1936

This record was made by in New York in 1936 violinist and singer Stuff Smith with his “Onyx Club Boys” a group including Jonah Jones, trumpet; and Cozy Cole, drums.

*The Onyx Club was a Jazz club founded in 1928, located on West 52d Street in New York City. Originally a speakeasy operated by bootlegger Joe Helbock, the Onyx remained open through the 1940’s featuring many Jazz greats of the period.

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