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Hot 5 Kid Ory gets less attention than the band leader, Louis Armstrong. Hot 5 Kid Ory It's no surprise that articles about the Hot 5 focus around Pops, but Hot 5 Kid Ory influenced the Chicago jazz scene in the 1920s. This publicity photo for the band presents (l-r) Kid Ory, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Dodds, Lil Armstrong, and Johnny St. Cyr. You can learn the full story of the Kid's Chicago years in Johnny Mac's book, Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz, and out at the 1811 Kid Ory House in Laplace, LA. Chicago Jazz...
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