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 151-175 of 192 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-1052 10-in. before 7/15/1943 Solamente una vez Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Alejandro Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1053 10-in. before 7/15/1943 Vieja luna Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Jack Sagué Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1054 10-in. before 7/15/1943 Secreto Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Alejandro Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1059 10-in. before 7/28/1943 Alma libre Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Jack Sagué Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1060 10-in. before 7/28/1943 Extraña vida Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Alejandro Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1061 10-in. before 7/28/1943 El chichemito Boby Escoto ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1062 10-in. before 7/28/1943 La tintorera Boby Escoto ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1123 10-in. before 1/10/1944 Luna de Varadero Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Jack Sagué Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1124 10-in. before 1/10/1944 Dentro del alma Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Jack Sagué Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1171 10-in. before 3/27/1944 Inolvidable René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-1172 10-in. before 3/27/1944 Anoche hablé con la luna René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-1173 10-in. before 3/27/1944 Venganza René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-1174 10-in. before 3/27/1944 Verguenza René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-1175 10-in. before 3/27/1944 Nuestras vidas René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-1176 10-in. before 3/27/1944 Por eso no debes René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-1179 10-in. before 4/4/1944 Temor Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Jack Sagué Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1180 10-in. before 4/4/1944 Rumba bomba Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Mario Recio Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1236 10-in. before 7/21/1944 Humanidad René Cabel ; Bobby Collazo ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Orlando de la Rosa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1237 10-in. before 7/21/1944 Para que sufras René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Orlando de la Rosa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1286 10-in. before 2/5/1945 Bajo la luna René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1287 10-in. before 2/5/1945 Carita de rosa René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1288 10-in. before 2/5/1945 ¿Por qué te perdí? Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Jack Sagué Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1289 10-in. before 2/5/1945 Mis sufrimientos Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Jack Sagué Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor CU-1320 10-in. before 6/20/1945 Confidencia de amor René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1321 10-in. before 6/20/1945 Quisiera René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
(Results 151-175 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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