Kathmandu- The first jazz recordings were recorded in early 1917 by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band (ODJB), a Dixieland jazz ensemble. The first jazz recording ever released was their “Livery Stable Blues.” The ensemble wrote and recorded numerous jazz standards, with “Tiger Rag” being its most well-known creation. The band’s name was renamed Original Dixieland Jazz Band at the end of 1917.
Five former members of the Papa Jack Laine bands made up the group. The creators of jazz, according to ODJB. It was the first group to record jazz for a living and have popular songs in the genre. Nick LaRocca, the band’s cornetist and leader, felt that ODJB deserved praise for being the first group to record jazz for a commercial audience and the first group to perform jazz in public.