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Harry Carney

Harry Howell Carney (April 1, 1910 – October 8, 1974) was a jazz saxophonist and clarinettist who spent over four decades as a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. He played a variety of instruments but primarily used the baritone saxophone, being a critical influence on the instrument in jazz.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 1st, 1910 (Boston), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, composer, bass clarinet, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 198 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39370 10-in. 10/26/1927 Creole love call Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Victor BVE-39371 10-in. 10/26/1927 Blues I love to sing Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Victor BVE-40155 10-in. 10/6/1927 Black and tan fantasie Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Victor BVE-40156 10-in. 10/6/1927 Washington wabble Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Victor BVE-41244 10-in. 12/19/1927 Harlem River quiver Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BVE-41245 10-in. 12/19/1927 East St. Louis toodle-oo Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BVE-41246 10-in. 12/19/1927 Blue bubbles Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone  
Victor BVE-43502 10-in. 3/26/1928 Black beauty Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BVE-43503 10-in. 3/26/1928 Jubilee stomp Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BVE-43504 10-in. 3/26/1928 Got everything but you Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-47799 10-in. 10/30/1928 The mooche Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-48102 10-in. 10/30/1928 I can't give you anything but love Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-48103 10-in. 10/30/1928 No papa no Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band (take 1); with female vocal solo (take 2) instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-48166 10-in. 11/15/1928 Bandanna babies Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-48167 10-in. 11/15/1928 Diga diga do Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-48168 10-in. 11/15/1928 I must have that man Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-48373 10-in. 2/18/1929 Japanese dream Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-48374 10-in. 2/18/1929 Harlemania Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor CVE-49007 12-in. 12/20/1928 St. Louis blues Warren Mills and his Blue Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BVE-49652 10-in. 1/16/1929 Flaming youth Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Victor BVE-49653 10-in. 1/16/1929 Saturday night function Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Victor BVE-49654 10-in. 1/16/1929 High life Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Victor BVE-49655 10-in. 1/16/1929 Doin' the voom voom Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Victor BVE-49767 10-in. 3/7/1929 The dicty glide Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Victor BVE-49768 10-in. 3/7/1929 Hot feet Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
(Results 1-25 of 198 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carney, Harry," accessed August 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103190.

Carney, Harry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103190.

"Carney, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103190

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