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 126-150 of 192 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-617 10-in. before 10/21/1940 Tokú Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-618 10-in. before 10/21/1940 Muy junto al corazón Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-754 10-in. before 6/17/1941 Parampampim Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-791[a] 10-in. before 8/25/1941 Mira el carbonero Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-827 10-in. before 11/17/1941 Mulata de la sabrosura Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-829 10-in. before 11/17/1941 Perro, gato y gallo Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-830 10-in. before 11/17/1941 Para que volver Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-845 10-in. before 12/1/1941 Tumbando caña Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-846 10-in. before 12/1/1941 Rumba buena Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-905 10-in. before 5/4/1942 Yo soy como el guao Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-906 10-in. before 5/4/1942 Los derechos del brujo Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-907 10-in. before 5/4/1942 Queja africana Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-908 10-in. before 5/4/1942 Negra arrollando Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-953 10-in. before 6/19/1942 Jugando de manos Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-956 10-in. before 6/19/1942 Que va viejo! Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Myrta Silva Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-972 10-in. before 8/25/1941 Sin san sore Antonio de la Cruz ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-973 10-in. before 12/7/1942 Tres palabras Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-974 10-in. before 12/7/1942 No vale la pena Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-975 10-in. before 12/7/1942 Bésame Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-976 10-in. before 12/7/1942 En qué quedamos? Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1017 10-in. before 3/12/1943 La trompetilla Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and vocal group Musical group  
Victor CU-1018 10-in. before 3/12/1943 Load a Dios y que ruja el cañón Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and vocal group Musical group  
Victor CU-1031 10-in. before 5/7/1943 La feria de las flores Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1032 10-in. before 5/7/1943 Reflexión Reinaldo Henríquez ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1051 10-in. before 7/15/1943 Desconfianza Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Jack Sagué Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
(Results 126-150 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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