The Legendary Southern Syncopated Orchestra, Founded By Strivers Row Resident Will Marion Cook, 1919-1921

Southern Syncopated Orchestra (SSO), 1919-1921, established first in the U.S. as the New York Syncopated Orchestra based in Harlem was an early jazz group known for bringing Black musicians to the UK. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.