White, Amos Mordechai (b. 1889)

Graduate of Avery – was in 9th grade with Edmund Thornton Jenkins; entered the Jenkins Orphanage in 1900 and played trumpet with Jenkins Orphanage Bands regularly until 1913; toured with bands in France in World War I; lived and played in New Orleans during the 1920s; worked with The Alabamians, toured with Mamie Smith, recorded with Tiny Parham and Frank “Big Boy” Goudie; played gigs and led marching bands through the 1960s in California.

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