Chris Columbus

Joseph Christopher Columbus Morris (June 17, 1902 – August 20, 2002), better known as Crazy Chris Columbo, was an American jazz drummer. He was sometimes credited as Joe Morris on record, though he is no relation to free jazz guitarist Joe Morris or trumpeter Joe Morris.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1902 (Greenville), Died New Jersey

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1960

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 97 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73716 10/10/1946 All for the love of Lil Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73717 10/10/1946 Texas and Pacific Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73718 10/10/1946 Jack you're dead Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73719 10/10/1946 Reet petite and gone Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73720 10/10/1946 Sure had a wonderful time Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73721 10/10/1946 I know what you're puttin' down Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73882 4/23/1947 Boogie woogie blue plate Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73883 4/23/1947 Barnyard boogie Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73884 4/23/1947 Every man to his own profession Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73885 4/23/1947 Early in the mornin'-1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73886 4/23/1947 Run Joe-1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73936 6/4/1947 Look out! Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73937 6/4/1947 Beans and cornbread Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74833 4/12/1949 Push-ka-pee she pie (The saga of saga boy)-1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74834 4/12/1949 Cole slaw Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74835 4/12/1949 Beans and corn bread Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74836 4/13/1949 Onions (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74837 4/13/1949 Baby's gonna go, bye bye Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74838 4/13/1949 Heed my warning Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74839 4/13/1949 Psycho-loco (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74866 4/28/1949 Baby, it's cold outside Ella Fitzgerald ; Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74867 4/28/1949 Don't cry, cry baby Ella Fitzgerald ; Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 74876 4/28/1949 School days Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 75121 8/9/1949 Hungry man Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 75122 8/9/1949 Love you 'til your money's gone blues Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 97 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Columbus, Chris," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100118.

Columbus, Chris. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100118.

"Columbus, Chris." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100118

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