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 101-125 of 192 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-228[b] 10-in. before 3/29/1949 El que de más se muere Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-229[b] 10-in. before 4/4/1949 Mi cinturita Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-239 10-in. before 3/25/1940 Como le gusta el chismecito a caridad Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-242 10-in. before 3/25/1940 Tu jijo serán jabá Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-254 10-in. before 4/5/1940 Ya te olvidé mujer Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-255 10-in. before 4/5/1940 Déjate engañar Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-256 10-in. before 4/5/1940 La conga de Quirino Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-257 10-in. before 4/5/1940 Mulata, qué pasa R. Castro ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-284 10-in. before 5/18/1949 Tres novios tenía Maria Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-285 10-in. before 5/18/1949 Hay que estar alerta Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-286 10-in. before 5/18/1949 Bartolo, suelta ese saco Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-287 10-in. before 5/18/1949 Guano seco Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-288[b] 10-in. before 5/17/1949 Lisboa antigua Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Tony Rodríguez Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-289[b] 10-in. before 5/17/1949 Qué bonita es Barcelona Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Tony Rodríguez Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-450 10-in. before 9/12/1950 Que me daba igual Tito Guizar ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-451 10-in. before 9/12/1950 La rosa blanca Tito Guizar ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-452 10-in. before 9/12/1950 Te quiero más que a mi vida Tito Guizar ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-453 10-in. before 9/12/1950 Amorosa Tito Guizar ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-528 10-in. before 12/5/1941 Brisa tropical Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-585 10-in. before 9/13/1940 Tun tun ¿Quién son? Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Alfredito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-586 10-in. before 9/13/1940 La conga se va Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Alfredito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-587 10-in. 9/13/1940 De alánte pa' tras Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Alfredito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-611 10-in. before 10/16/1940 Yo 'ta namorá Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-613 10-in. before 10/16/1940 Muna sanganfimba Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-616 10-in. before 10/21/1940 La canción del guajiro Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
(Results 101-125 of 192 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Orquesta Casino de la Playa," accessed April 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100595.

Orquesta Casino de la Playa. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 25, 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. 25 April 2024.

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

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