Arthur Whetsel

Arthur Parker Whetsel (February 22, 1905 – May 1, 1940) was an early "sweet" trumpeter for Duke Ellington's Washingtonians.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 22, 1905 (Punta Gorda), Died January 5, 1940 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, composer

Notes: Name often misspelled as "Whetsol."

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Recordings (Results 76-93 of 93 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-77199 10-in. 12/4/1933 Dear old Southland Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-77200 10-in. 12/4/1933 Awful sad Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-77201 10-in. 12/4/1933 Daybreak Express Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-79155 10-in. 4/12/1934 Ebony rhapsody Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-79156 10-in. 4/12/1934 Cocktails for two Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-79157 10-in. 4/12/1934 Live and love tonight Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-79169 10-in. 4/17/1934 I met my Waterloo Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-79211 10-in. 5/9/1934 Troubled waters Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-79212 10-in. 5/9/1934 My old flame Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-80144 10-in. 1/9/1934 Delta serenade Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-80145 10-in. 1/9/1934 Stompy Jones Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-80149 10-in. 1/10/1934 Solitude Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-80150 10-in. 1/10/1934 Blue feeling Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
OKeh W401352 10-in. 11/20/1928 Misty mornin' Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Decca GB 6038 10-in. 7/13/1933 Hyde Park (Every tub) Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca GB 6039 10-in. 7/13/1933 Harlem speaks Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca GB 6040 10-in. 7/13/1933 Ain't misbehavin' Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca GB 6041 10-in. 7/13/1933 Chicago Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 76-93 of 93 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whetsel, Arthur," accessed April 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102899.

Whetsel, Arthur. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102899.

"Whetsel, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102899

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