Wilbur De Paris (January 11, 1900 – January 3, 1973) played the trombone; he was especially known for mixing New Orleans jazz style with Swing. His brother, Sydney (May 30, 1905 – September 13, 1967) was a jazz trumpeter. Both boys were born in Crawfordsville and attended Crawfordsville High School. In the late 1940s, Wilbur and Sidney worked together in a band called New New Orleans Jazz, which featured many legendary jazzmen.
Listen to some selections from Marchin' and Swingin' -- Wilbur de Paris and his New Orleans Jazz
Recorded in New York in September 1952
Wilbur de Paris, trombone; Sidney de Paris, cornet; Omer Simeon, clarinet; Don Kirkpatrick, piano; Eddie Gibbs, banjo; Harold Jackson, bass; Freddie Moore, drums.
When the Saints Go Marching In (5:56) -- Vocal on this arrangement by Sidney de Paris and the ensemble