Vic Dickenson

Victor Dickenson (August 6, 1906 – November 16, 1984) was an American jazz trombonist. His career began in the 1920s and continued through musical partnerships with Count Basie (1940–41), Sidney Bechet (1941), and Earl Hines.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 6th, 1906 (Xenia), Died November 16th, 1984 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1962

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-066784 10-in. 10/14/1941 Rip up the joint Sidney Bechet ; Vic Dickenson ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and chorus vocalist  
Decca 61567 10-in. 2/2/1937 Sunday Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61568 10-in. 2/2/1937 No no Nora Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61569 10-in. 2/2/1937 Swingin' down the lane Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62140 10-in. 4/21/1937 Honey Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62141 10-in. 4/21/1937 June night Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62142 10-in. 4/21/1937 Church Street sobbin' blues Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62143 10-in. 4/21/1937 My kinda love Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72430 10-in. 10/13/1944 Fish market Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72431 10-in. 10/13/1944 Twilight time Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72432 10/13/1944 St. Louis blues Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72635 10-in. 12/15/1944 Begin the beguine Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72636 10-in. 12/15/1944 Blue Lou Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72668 10-in. 12/29/1944 Please don't talk about me when I'm gone Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72669 10-in. 12/29/1944 Lover man (oh where can you be) Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 73351 2/7/1946 On the Alamo Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 73352 2/7/1946 I didn't know about you Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 73353 2/7/1946 Just you, just me Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83158 7/11/1952 Down beat Mary Lou Williams Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83159 7/11/1952 [Unknown title(s)] Mary Lou Williams Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83160 7/11/1952 Out of nowhere Mary Lou Williams Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83161 7/11/1952 C jam blues Mary Lou Williams Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83455 9/30/1952 Down beat Mary Lou Williams instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83456 9/30/1952 C jam blues, part 1 Mary Lou Williams instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83457 9/30/1952 C jam blues, part 2 Mary Lou Williams instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 89101 1/3/1945 Christopher Columbus [Take 1] Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 89102 1/3/1945 St. Louis blues [Take 1] Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 111944 3/21/1962 Chicago Henry Jerome Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 111945 3/21/1962 Sweet Lorraine Henry Jerome Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 111946 3/21/1962 South Rampart Street parade Henry Jerome Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 111947 3/21/1962 The Darktown Strutters' Ball Henry Jerome Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3910 10-in. 8/9/1945 Save your sorrows for tomorrow Bing Crosby instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3911 10-in. 8/9/1945 Baby won't you please come home Bing Crosby instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3918 10-in. 8/17/1945 That little dream got nowhere Bing Crosby instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3919 10-in. 8/17/1945 Who's sorry now? Bing Crosby instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3949 10-in. 9/5/1945 I've found a new baby Bing Crosby instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3950 10-in. 9/5/1945 Who's sorry now Bing Crosby instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3978 10-in. 9/26/1945 The man I love Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3979 10-in. 9/26/1945 On the sunny side of the street Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 4006 10-in. 11/20/1945 Just you, just me Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 4007 10-in. 11/20/1945 Coquette Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 4010 10-in. 12/3/1945 On the sunny side of the street Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 4011 10-in. 12/3/1945 The man I love Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature RT-101 1945 Sonny boy Leo Watson instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature RT-102 1945 Tight and gay Leo Watson instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature CAL-103 1945 Snake pit Leo Watson instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature CAL-104 1945 Jingle bells Leo Watson instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dickenson, Vic," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100030.

Dickenson, Vic. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100030.

"Dickenson, Vic." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100030

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