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Kid Ory Band LaPlace from around 1910. Kid Ory Band Laplace Photo from around 1910 of Edward "Kid" Ory and his band. They're in a field in LaPlace, Louisiana, where Ory grew up. The band members include (l-r) Ed Robinson (drums), Ory, Lewis Matthews (cornet), Emile Bigard (violin). Stonewall Matthews (guitar). The bassist is only identified as "Foster." Ory's band travled into New Orleans on Saturday mornings. They "tailgated," riding in wagons, promoting their gigs. Additionally, the band busked for tips around the fishing camps in Milneburg. Ory later moved to New Orleans. He lived with his sister. King Bolden...
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