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According to his World War I Draft Card, Buddie was born on 23rd Decemberbut there is considerable conjecture about the actual date of his birth. Census recorded a date of August as Joseph Petit ; the U.
Census recorded an age of 12 born on 15th April as Joseph Crawford ; Buddie married Lizzie Braxton on 24th December and gave his age as twenty-two born ; the age of twenty-four born was recorded as at 1st January in the U.
Census as thirty-three years of age on 1st April born ; and his death certificate is consistent with a birth year of In addition, Buddie played with orchestras other than The Young Olympia.
Disputes arose over dress standards, eating meals on the bandstand, and sharing tips with the result that Duson and Petit departed for New Orleans.
Jelly Roll explained his side of the story in this manner: Petit was second only to Keppard on the cornet, had tremendous power in all registers and great ideas. And, as for Dusen Dusonhe was the best there was at that time on trombone. They used to bring their food on the job, just like they was used to doing in the lowdown honkey-tonks along Perdido Street.
Man, I wish I had some of that stuff right now. The best food in the world! And Buddie, and Frankie blew up, threatened to kill us. Next day, they left town, without notice, and went back to New Orleans. Which shows you never fool with a New Orleans musician, as he is noted for his hot temper.
For the rest of his life, he confined his playing to his home state, Louisiana, and the other Gulf of Mexico states of Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. Tammany Parish on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain.
The only other surviving photo of Buddie comes from this period, and was taken in a street in Covington, St. Tammany Parish in Grant, the conqueror of the Confederacy and President of the United State from to Petit was of light complexion with thick straight hair, his appearance displayed a mixture of Native Indian, African, and Caucasian ancestry.
Although the Draft Card records that he had brown eyes, Punch Miller remembered him as having grey eyes.
He spoke a broken English and a little French. It was difficult to understand him at times. He played differently from others. If you listen to the first recordings of Louis, you might have been listening to Buddie Petit.
I am not referring to the later recordings in which he holds the high notes, but the Hot Five recordings: If he lived today, he would be in the style of Bobby Hackett.
After hearing an orchestra play complex pieces like the Joplin rags a few times, he would remember all the orchestral parts, and make a head arrangement for his band to play. Lee Collins said that Buddie was his idol, and he regretted that he never made recordings, as Buddie was one of the best trumpeters he had ever heard.
After the departure of Louis Armstrong for Chicago inBuddie Petit was regarded as the finest trumpeter in Louisiana and the surrounding Gulf states. The s was a period of hyper activity for him, and his playing was in great demand by white audiences as well as coloured audiences.
His popularity, in many ways, led to his own downfall. Always a heavy drinker, even from his youth, Buddie Petit collapsed and died of apoplexy sudden loss of consciousness generally due to rupture of a blood vessel in the brain on 4th July at his residence at St. Philip Street, New Orleans.
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