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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 (Results 151-175 of 263 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-061340 10-in. 7/2/1941 Jump for joy Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061341 10-in. 7/2/1941 Moon over Cuba Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061342 10-in. 7/3/1941 Some Saturday Rex Stewart Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061343 10-in. 7/3/1941 Subtle slough Rex Stewart Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061346 10-in. 7/3/1941 Squaty roo Johnny Hodges Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor PBS-061347 10-in. 7/3/1941 Passion flower Johnny Hodges Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061348 10-in. 7/3/1941 Things ain't what they used to be Johnny Hodges Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061349 10-in. 7/3/1941 Going out the back way Johnny Hodges Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061684 10-in. 9/26/1941 Five o'clock drag Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061685 10-in. 9/26/1941 Rocks in my bed Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061686 10-in. 9/26/1941 Bli-blip Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061687 10-in. 9/26/1941 Chelsea Bridge Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-061688 10-in. 9/29/1941 Brown suede Barney Bigard Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor PBS-061689 10-in. 9/29/1941 Noir bleu Barney Bigard Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor PBS-061690 10-in. 9/29/1941 "C" blues Barney Bigard Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor PBS-061691 10-in. 9/29/1941 June Barney Bigard Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor PBS-061941 10-in. 12/2/1941 Raincheck Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-061942 10-in. 12/2/1941 What good would it do? Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-061943 10-in. 12/2/1941 I dont know what kind of blues I got Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Herb Jeffries Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-070682 10-in. 1/21/1942 Perdido Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-070683 10-in. 1/21/1942 The "C" jam blues Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-070684 10-in. 1/21/1942 Moon mist Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-071890 10-in. 2/26/1942 What am I here for? Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-071891 10-in. 2/26/1942 I don't mind Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-072437 10-in. 6/26/1942 My little brown book Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 151-175 of 263 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carney, Harry," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103190.

Carney, Harry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103190.

"Carney, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

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

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