Muggsy Spanier

Francis Joseph "Muggsy" Spanier (November 9, 1901 – February 12, 1967) was a prominent jazz cornet player based in Chicago.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 9, 1901 (Chicago), Died February 12, 1967 (Sausalito)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: cornet, leader, director, trumpet, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-040260 10-in. 7/7/1939 Big butter and egg man Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-040261 10-in. 7/7/1939 Someday sweetheart Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-040262 10-in. 7/7/1939 Eccentric Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-040263 10-in. 7/7/1939 That da da strain Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-043375 10-in. 11/10/1939 At the jazz band ball Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-043376 10-in. 11/10/1939 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate George Brunis ; Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-043377 10-in. 11/10/1939 Dipper mouth blues Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-043378 10-in. 11/10/1939 Livery stable blues (Barnyard blues) Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-043894 10-in. 11/22/1939 Riverboat shuffle Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-043895 10-in. 11/22/1939 Relaxin' at the Touro Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor BS-043896 10-in. 11/22/1939 At sundown Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-043897 10-in. 11/22/1939 Bluin' the blues Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-045745 10-in. 12/12/1939 Lonesome road Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-045746 10-in. 12/12/1939 Dinah George Brunis ; Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-045747 10-in. 12/12/1939 (What did I do to be so) Black and blue Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BS-045748 10-in. 12/12/1939 Mandy, make up your mind Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, cornet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Spanier, Muggsy," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103496.

Spanier, Muggsy. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103496.

"Spanier, Muggsy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103496

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