Joe Marsala

Joe Marsala (January 4, 1907 – March 4, 1978) was an Italian-American jazz clarinetist and songwriter. His younger brother was trumpeter Marty Marsala and he was married to jazz harpist Adele Girard.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 4th, 1907 (Chicago), Died March 3rd, 1978 (Santa Barbara)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, lyricist, arranger, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-101197 10-in. 4/9/1936 You started me dreaming Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-101198 10-in. 4/9/1936 Tormented Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-101199 10-in. 4/9/1936 Dallas blues Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-101300 10-in. 4/9/1936 It's no fun Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-101301 10-in. 4/9/1936 Rhythm saved the world Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-101302 10-in. 4/9/1936 Swingin' at the Hickory House Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-04565 10-in. 2/4/1937 Formal night in Harlem Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04566 10-in. 2/4/1937 Sweet Lorraine Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04567 10-in. 2/4/1937 Boo-hoo Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04568 10-in. 2/4/1937 You showed me the way Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04569 10-in. 2/4/1937 I can't lose that longing for you Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04570 10-in. 2/4/1937 Oh, say, can you swing? Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-013880 10-in. 9/28/1937 I ain't got nobody (and nobody cares for me) Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-013881 10-in. 9/28/1937 I've got my heart set on you Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-013882 10-in. 9/28/1937 Everything you said came true Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-013883 10-in. 9/28/1937 Getting some fun out of life Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-013884 10-in. 9/28/1937 Jazz me blues Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-013885 10-in. 9/28/1937 Laugh your way through life Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-032971 10-in. 3/13/1939 Little Sir Echo Three Reasons ; Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and jazz/dance band arranger, lyricist  
Victor BS-041278 10-in. 8/23/1939 Little Sir Echo Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio arranger, lyricist  
Decca 39883 10-in. 8/23/1935 Monotony has got me down Jeanne Burns instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 39884 10-in. 8/23/1935 You're an angel Jeanne Burns instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 39885 10-in. 8/23/1935 Clownin' around Jeanne Burns instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 39886 10-in. 8/23/1935 Get the gold Jeanne Burns instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 60270 10-in. 12/20/1935 Swingin' on the Famous Door Delta Four instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marsala, Joe," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103366.

Marsala, Joe. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103366.

"Marsala, Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103366

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