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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 1, 1910 (Boston), Died October 8, 1974 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1959

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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 126-150 of 264 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-053608 10-in. 11/2/1940 My Sunday gal Rex Stewart Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-053609 10-in. 11/2/1940 Mobile Bay Rex Stewart Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-053610 10-in. 11/2/1940 Linger awhile Rex Stewart Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-053780 10-in. 12/28/1940 The sidewalks of New York Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-053781 10-in. 12/28/1940 Flamingo Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Herb Jeffries Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-053782 10-in. 12/28/1940 The girl in my dreams tries to look like you Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Herb Jeffries Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-054606 10-in. 7/22/1940 Harlem air-shaft Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-054607 10-in. 7/22/1940 At a Dixie roadside diner Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-054608 10-in. 7/22/1940 All too soon Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-054609 10-in. 7/22/1940 Rumpus in Richmond Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-054624 10-in. 7/24/1940 My greatest mistake Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-054625 10-in. 7/24/1940 Sepia panorama Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-055283 10-in. 2/15/1941 Take the "A" train Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-055284 10-in. 2/15/1941 Jumpin' punkins Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-055285 10-in. 2/15/1941 John Hardy's wife Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-055286 10-in. 2/15/1941 Blue serge Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-055287 10-in. 2/15/1941 After all Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061283 10-in. 6/5/1941 Bakiff Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061284 10-in. 6/5/1941 Are you sticking? Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061285 10-in. 6/5/1941 Just a-settin' and a-rockin' Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061286 10-in. 6/5/1941 The giddybug gallop Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061318 10-in. 6/26/1941 Chocolate shake Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061319 10-in. 6/26/1941 I got it bad and that ain't good Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061338 10-in. 7/2/1941 Clementine Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061339 10-in. 7/2/1941 The brown skin gal (In calico gown) Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
(Results 126-150 of 264 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carney, Harry," accessed July 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103190.

Carney, Harry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103190.

"Carney, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 July 2024.

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

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