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 176-192 of 192 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-1322 10-in. before 6/20/1945 Acaríciame René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1323 10-in. before 6/20/1945 No he de volver René Cabel ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1449 10-in. before 7/2/1946 Ronco Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1450 10-in. before 7/2/1946 Ten jabón Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1520 10-in. before 9/18/1946 Rumba en Pueblo Nuevo Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1521 10-in. before 9/18/1946 Ya se paso la negra Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1560 10-in. before 11/20/1946 Son los bobitos Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-1563 10-in. before 11/20/1946 Llora Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Musical group  
Victor CU-1601 10-in. before 1/3/1947 Hasta cuándo Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1632 10-in. before 2/7/1947 La última noche Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1633 10-in. before 2/7/1947 Ay, pero qué jelengue Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1634 10-in. before 2/7/1947 A bailar el minuet Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1635 10-in. before 2/7/1947 El caballo y la montura Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1657 10-in. before 8/7/1947 Palito de tendedera Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1658 10-in. before 8/7/1947 El figurín Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1659 10-in. before 8/7/1947 Bigote de gato Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor CU-1660 10-in. before 8/7/1947 Tramposo Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
(Results 176-192 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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