Johnny St. Cyr (April 17, 1890 – June 17, 1966) was an American jazz banjoist and guitarist. St. Cyr was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Before moving to Chicago in 1923, he played for several leading New Orleans bands. He is most commonly remembered as a member of Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven bands. He also played with Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers. He composed the popular standard Oriental Strut, noted for its adventurous chord sequence.

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  • Johnny Alexander St. Cyr (* 17. April 1890 in New Orleans; † 17. Juni 1966 in Los Angeles) war Banjo-Spieler und Gitarrist. (de)
  • Johnny St Cyr est un guitariste et banjoïste américain né en 1890 et décédé en 1966. Il est connu pour avoir été le premier banjoïste d'orchestre. Il a eu l'occasion de jouer avec les orchestres de la Nouvelle Orléans; ceux de Freddie Keppard, Papa Celestin, Kid Ory et Armand Piron avec lequel il fut associé durant 5 ans. Vers 1909 il travaille avec l'orchestre de Martin Gabriel et le quite pour rejoindre le Tuxedo Jazz Bans de Kid Ory au sein duquel il restera jusqu'en 1916. Ensuite il jouera avec l'orchestre de Fate Marable sur les bateaux à aube et celui de Ed Allen. (fr)
  • Johnny St. Cyr (April 17, 1890 – June 17, 1966) was an American jazz banjoist and guitarist. St. Cyr was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Before moving to Chicago in 1923, he played for several leading New Orleans bands. He is most commonly remembered as a member of Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven bands. He also played with Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers. He composed the popular standard Oriental Strut, noted for its adventurous chord sequence. From 1961 until his death in 1966, St. Cyr was the bandleader of the Young Men From New Orleans, who performed at Disneyland. He died in Los Angeles, California, and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles. (en)
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  • 1890-4-17
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  • 1966-6-17
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  • Johnny Alexander St. Cyr (* 17. April 1890 in New Orleans; † 17. Juni 1966 in Los Angeles) war Banjo-Spieler und Gitarrist. (de)
  • Johnny St Cyr est un guitariste et banjoïste américain né en 1890 et décédé en 1966. Il est connu pour avoir été le premier banjoïste d'orchestre. Il a eu l'occasion de jouer avec les orchestres de la Nouvelle Orléans; ceux de Freddie Keppard, Papa Celestin, Kid Ory et Armand Piron avec lequel il fut associé durant 5 ans. Vers 1909 il travaille avec l'orchestre de Martin Gabriel et le quite pour rejoindre le Tuxedo Jazz Bans de Kid Ory au sein duquel il restera jusqu'en 1916. Ensuite il jouera avec l'orchestre de Fate Marable sur les bateaux à aube et celui de Ed Allen. (fr)
  • Johnny St. Cyr (April 17, 1890 – June 17, 1966) was an American jazz banjoist and guitarist. St. Cyr was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Before moving to Chicago in 1923, he played for several leading New Orleans bands. He is most commonly remembered as a member of Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven bands. He also played with Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers. He composed the popular standard Oriental Strut, noted for its adventurous chord sequence. (en)
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