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Richards and Gillette were a married couple and jazz act. Richards and Gillette Bob Gillette and his wife, Shirley Richards, posing on the railroad tracks in Milneburg in 1952. Gillette played the banjo. He played with the New Orleans Rhythm Kings, then Bix Beiderbecke & the Wolverines. He was the first banjoist for The Wolverines. After playing for years with Bix, he toured with his wife, as a song-and-dance act. New Orleans Rhythm Kings The NORK began with white Chicago jazz musicians encouraging New Orleans musicians to come up and gig. By 1922, NORK attracted Jelly Roll Morton and the...
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