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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 176-200 of 263 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-072438 10-in. 6/26/1942 Main stem Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-072439 10-in. 6/26/1942 Johnny come lately Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-074781 10-in. 7/28/1942 Hayfoot, strawfoot Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor BS-074782 10-in. 7/28/1942 Sentimental lady Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Johnny Hodges Jazz/dance band, with alto sax solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-074783 10-in. 7/28/1942 A slip of the lip (can sink a ship) Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Ray Nance Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-074784 10-in. 7/28/1942 Sherman shuffle Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Victor D4VB-0454 10-in. 12/1/1944 I'm beginning to see the light Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D4VB-0455 10-in. 12/1/1944 Don't you know I care (or don't you care to know) Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Al Hibbler Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D4VB-0456 10-in. 12/1/1944 I didn't know about you Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0012 10-in. 1/4/1945 Carnegie blues Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, baritone saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0014 10-in. 1/4/1945 The mood to be wooed Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Johnny Hodges Jazz/dance band, with saxophone solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0015 10-in. 1/4/1945 (All of a sudden) my heart sings Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0232 10-in. 4/26/1945 Kissing bug Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0233 10-in. 5/1/1945 Everything but you Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0234 10-in. 5/1/1945 (Otto make that) riff staccato Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Ray Nance Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0262 10-in. 5/11/1945 Caravan Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0265 10-in. 5/14/1945 In a sentimental mood Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0274 10-in. 5/16/1945 Every hour on the hour (I fall in love with you) Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Al Hibbler Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0518 10-in. 7/30/1945 Things ain't what they used to be Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet  
Victor D5VB-0662 10-in. 10/8/1945 Tell ya what I'm gonna do Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0663 10-in. 10/8/1945 Come to baby, do! Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0949 10-in. 11/26/1945 I'm just a lucky so-and-so Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Al Hibbler Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D5VB-0951 10-in. 11/26/1945 The wonder of you Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2093 10-in. 7/9/1946 Rockabye river Duke Ellington Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2095 10-in. 7/9/1946 Transblucency (a blue fog that you can almost see through) Duke Ellington Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
(Results 176-200 of 263 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carney, Harry," accessed July 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103190.

Carney, Harry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103190.

"Carney, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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