9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

Let me be blunt. You don’t get more old school than one-time tuba, and bass man Chink Martin. He was born in New Orleans on this day back in 1886. While I busy myself finishing a feature I’m writing on Creole fried chicken chef Austin Leslie, I’ve got Chink’s old outfit the New Orleans Rhythm Kings on the hi-fi.

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