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 51-56 of 56 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca N 1778 10-in. 2/29/1944 Jazzin' babies blues Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca N 1779 10-in. 2/29/1944 Weary blues Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca N 1780 10-in. 2/29/1944 Wabash blues Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca N 1781 10-in. 2/29/1944 High society Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca N 1782 10-in. 2/29/1944 Wolverine blues Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca N 1783 10-in. 2/29/1944 Blues in C Joe Marsala Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 51-56 of 56 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marsala, Joe," accessed December 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103366.

Marsala, Joe. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103366.

"Marsala, Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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