Joe Jordan

Joe Jordan (né Joseph Taylor Jordan; February 11, 1882, Cincinnati, Ohio – September 11, 1971, Tacoma, Washington) was an American musician and composer. Jordan was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, and received musical training at the Lincoln Institute (now Lincoln University) in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 11, 1882 (Cincinnati), Died September 11, 1971

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, arranger, songwriter

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-9960 10-in. 2/17/1911 Lovie Joe Elizabeth Brice Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15123 10-in. 8/6/1914 Sweetie dear Conway's Band Band composer  
Victor BVE-33379 10-in. 9/14/1925 Milenberg joys Busse's Buzzards Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor BVE-50570 10-in. 3/29/1929 Sweetie dear Jules Verne Allen Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) composer  
Victor BS-73398 10-in. 9/15/1932 Sweetie dear Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 4997 10-in. ca. 1910 Lovie Joe Arthur Collins ; Joe Jordan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 37085 12-in. ca. 1914 Sweetie dear Joan Sawyer's Persian Garden Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia W142170 10-in. 5/8/1926 Senegalese stomp Joe Jordan's Ten Sharps and Flats Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia W142171 10-in. 5/8/1926 Morocco blues Joe Jordan's Ten Sharps and Flats ; Clarence Williams Jazz/dance band, with monologue composer, leader  
Columbia W145993 10-in. 4/10/1928 Any time Clarence Williams’ Jazz Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh 74389 10-in. 10/5/1926 Morocco blues Eva Taylor Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 8587-8588 10-in. approximately Aug. 1922 Brother'n-law Dan Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E27627 10-in. 6/1/1928 Original Dixieland one-step Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jordan, Joe," accessed August 10, 2022,

Jordan, Joe. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 10, 2022, from

"Jordan, Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 10 August 2022.

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