Johnny Dave (banjo) with Sam Morgan's Jazz Band. Courtesy Hogan Jazz Archive.

Johnny Dave (banjo) with Sam Morgan’s Jazz Band. Courtesy Hogan Jazz Archive.

Dave was born ca. 1898 and died ca. 1943. Played on the Sam Morgan sessions in 1927. During the recession he performed with Kid Milton and with Alphonse Picou. (See Al Rose and Edmond Souchon, New Orleans Jazz: A Family Album, p. 33)