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What does ODJB stand for?

ODJB stands for Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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1917: The Dixie Jazz Band One-Step was the world's first jazz record to be released - ironically by the all-white Original Dixieland Jazz Band.
Some of his evidence is suspect; for example, his near-singular source of information on the Original Dixieland Jazz Band is Harold Brunn's The Story of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band (New York: Da Capo Press, 1960), the veracity of which has been much questioned by later scholars.
36) Combined with the fluid nature of race relations in the Crescent city, even under the restraints of post-Plessy America, musicians like Sidney Bechet and Joe Oliver honed what came to be the Jazz sound and helped influence other musicians, regardless of race, like the Original Dixieland Jazz Band.
Backed up by Jimmy LaRocca's Original Dixieland Jazz Band, New Orleans singer, songwriter, and children's musician Johnette Downing has recorded nineteen original songs that set snappy, kid-friendly lyrics to the upbeat, polycultural tunes that reflect and resound with the unique and unmistakable rhythms of jazz played superbly in the Dixieland style.
The second section presents case studies of In Dahomey, black banjo bands, visits made by American groups such as the Original Dixieland Jazz Band and the Southern Syncopated Orchestra, hot jazz, and performances at the Savoy Hotel and by Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington.
Among the artists featured are the Original Dixieland Jazz Band performing "Livery Stable Blues" (the first recording of a jazz band in New York); the lesbian "empress of the blues," Bessie Smith, with her tidal-wave sound; sassy Cotton Club mama Ethel Waters; and gay iconoclastic, keyboard man Cecil Taylor as well as Sarah Vaughan, Billie, Ella, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and far too many more to mention.