This New York band under the direction of Harry Yerkes apparently was playing in Montreal when these recordings were made. The band was named after the Blue Bird Cafe on Bleury Street in Montreal. These recordings are considered to be the first Jazz recordings made in Canada. Frogs Legs was released under the name of Yerkes Saxophone Sextette.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Dance-O-Mania
(Gilbert Cooper)
9-1920 Montreal, Canada HMV 216188
Frog Legs 9-1920 Montreal, Canada HMV 216190
Hold Me
(Art Hickman / Ben Black)
9-1920 Montreal, Canada HMV 216190
Scandal Walk
(George Gershwin)
11-1920 Montreal, Canada HMV 216197
Whispering
(John Schonberger)
9-1920 Montreal, Canada HMV 216188
Artist Instrument
Tom Brown Trombone
Ross Gorman Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bass Saxophone
George Hamilton Green Drums, Xylophone
Earl Oliver Cornet
Ed Violinsky Violin
Harry A. Yerkes Director
unknown Saxophones