In the decade of the 40s in New Orleans, Dave Bartholomew appears, trumpet player who plays rhythm and blues. Composer and producer of local musicians, he creates the formula: voice, piano, bass, drums, guitar and brass. He works for record labels such as De Luxe or Imperial Records which, although being from outside, launch artists from his area.
We leave you with Roy Brown and this piece written by him and published by De Luxe Records. He played a fundamental role as a link between the post-war rhythm and blues and the beginnings of rock and roll, which, sadly, has never been recognized to him by the mainstream audience.