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Carl Kress

Carl Kress (October 20, 1907 – June 10, 1965) was an American jazz guitarist.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 20th, 1907 (Newark), Died June 10th, 1965 (Reno)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, banjo, piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 62 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-30172 10-in. 1/12/1928 San Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-41537 10-in. 1/11/1928 The grass grows greener ('Way down home) Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with piano and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-43585 10-in. 4/19/1928 What do you say? Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-43586 10-in. 4/19/1928 I'm wingin' home (Like a bird that's on the wing) Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BRC-53046 10-in. 4/21/1931 You don't know what you're doin' Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with clarinet, guitar, and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99447 10-in. 3/10/1936 I'se a muggin' Teagarden Boys ; Trumbauer Swing Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99448 10-in. 3/10/1936 I'se a muggin' Teagarden Boys ; Trumbauer Swing Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W80478 10-in. 2/23/1927 Shanghai dream man Irwin Abrams Hotel Manger Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and banjo solo instrumentalist, banjo  
OKeh W403764 10-in. 2/18/1930 Cryin' for the Carolines Artie Dunn ; William Dutton Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60029 10-in. 10/8/1935 Top hat, white tie and tails Boswell Sisters instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60030 10-in. 10/8/1935 Cheek to cheek Boswell Sisters instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 64773 10-in. 11/28/1938 Afterthoughts, part 1 Carl Kress instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 64774 10-in. 11/28/1938 Afterthoughts, part 2 Carl Kress instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 65016 10-in. 2/13/1939 Peg leg shuffle Carl Kress instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 65728 10-in. 6/2/1939 Sutton mutton Carl Kress instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 65753 10-in. 6/9/1939 Helena Carl Kress instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 66027 10-in. 7/26/1939 Love song Carl Kress instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68353 10-in. 11/15/1940 Jivin' the Missouri waltz Erskine Butterfield and his Blue Boys instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68354 10-in. 11/15/1940 Beale Street Mama Erskine Butterfield and his Blue Boys instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68355 10-in. 11/15/1940 Whatcha know, Joe ? Erskine Butterfield and his Blue Boys instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68356 10-in. 11/15/1940 Stayin' at home Erskine Butterfield and his Blue Boys instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73312 1/28/1946 Soft lights and sweet music Bobby Hackett Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72404 10-in. 10/4/1944 Lover man (oh, where can you be?) Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72405 10-in. 10/4/1944 No more Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72497 10-in. 11/8/1944 That ole devil called love Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 62 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kress, Carl," accessed January 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103521.

Kress, Carl. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103521.

"Kress, Carl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103521

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