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Tiny Grimes

Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes (July 7, 1916 – March 4, 1989) was an American jazz and R&B guitarist. He was a member of the Art Tatum Trio from 1943 to 1944, was a backing musician on recording sessions, and later led his own bands, including a recording session with Charlie Parker. He is notable for playing the electric tenor guitar, a four-stringed instrument.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 7, 1916 (Newport News), Died March 4, 1989 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, piano, electric guitar, composer, vocalist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 26-38 of 38 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Signature SRC 355 10-in. 1946 My second best woman Walter Brown instrumentalist, guitar  
Signature SRC 356 10-in. 1946 Let's get some understanding Walter Brown instrumentalist, guitar  
Signature SRC 357 10-in. 1946 I'm living for you Walter Brown instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1360 1/5/1944 I got rhythm Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1361 1/5/1944 Cocktails for two Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1362 1/5/1944 I ain't got nobody Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1363 1/5/1944 After you've gone Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1364 1/5/1944 Moonglow Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1365 1/5/1944 Deep purple Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1366 1/5/1944 I would do anything for you Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1367 1/5/1944 Liza Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1368 1/5/1944 Tea for two Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca WN 1369 1/5/1944 Honeysuckle rose Art Tatum Trio instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 26-38 of 38 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grimes, Tiny," accessed April 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103671.

Grimes, Tiny. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103671.

"Grimes, Tiny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103671

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