Orquesta Casino de la Playa

Orquesta Casino de la Playa, founded in 1937 in Havana, Cuba, was a band that bridged Cuban popular music and the sound of American Jazz Big Bands. It was led by tres player Arsenio Rodríguez, and launched the career of many important musicians in Cuban music. The group took its name from the name of the casino where they worked. In 1948, it relocated to Mexico City.

Birth and Death Data: Born Founded 1937

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

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Recordings (Results 76-100 of 192 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-117[b] 10-in. before 7/30/1948 ¿Qué me sucede? Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-118 10-in. before 7/30/1948 Pa que te dure Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-184 10-in. before 1/15/1940 Rumba rumbero Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-185 10-in. before 1/15/1940 Nuestro son Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-187 10-in. before 1/15/1940 Mi deuda de amor Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-188 10-in. before 1/15/1940 Se va el manguero Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-189 10-in. before 1/15/1940 Sé bastante Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-200 10-in. before 2/22/1949 Kandela Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-201 10-in. before 2/22/1949 Deja que te mire Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-202 10-in. before 2/22/1949 Ya rompio la aurora Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-203 10-in. before 2/22/1949 Vayan comiendo Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-209 10-in. before 3/12/1940 Almendra Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-210 10-in. before 3/25/1940 Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-211 10-in. before 3/12/1940 El arroyo que murmura Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-212[a] 10-in. before 3/12/1940 No te importe saber Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-213[a] 10-in. before 3/12/1940 Yo reiré cuando tú llores Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-214 10-in. before 3/12/1940 El manicero Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-215[a] 10-in. before 4/1/1940 El manicero Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-220[b] 10-in. before 2/28/1949 El papalote Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-222[b] 10-in. before 4/4/1949 Castigadora Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-223[b] 10-in. before 4/4/1949 Eterna ilusión Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-224[b] 10-in. before 4/4/1949 Eso es mentira Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-225[b] 10-in. before 4/4/1949 La cosita Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-226[b] 10-in. before 2/28/1949 Ponme la mano, Caridad Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-227[b] 10-in. before 3/29/1949 Mi equivocación Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
(Results 76-100 of 192 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Orquesta Casino de la Playa," accessed April 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100595.

Orquesta Casino de la Playa. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100595.

"Orquesta Casino de la Playa." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100595

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