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Tony Pastor

For the Victorian era impresario of the same name, see Tony Pastor.

Tony Pastor (born Antonio Pestritto; October 26, 1907 – October 31, 1969) was an Italian American novelty singer and tenor saxophonist.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 26th, 1907 (Middletown), Died October 31st, 1969 (New London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: saxophone, director, vocalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone, leader

Notes: Real name: Antonio Pestritto.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 168 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-47572 10-in. 9/28/1928 Oh! You sweet old whatcha may call it Irving Aaronson ; Commanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus and soloist vocalist  
Victor BVE-47573 10-in. 9/28/1928 I'll get by as long as I have you Irving Aaronson ; Commanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus and soloist vocalist  
Victor BVE-48577 10-in. 1/16/1929 If I had you Irving Aaronson ; Commanders ; Burt Lorin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-49406 10-in. 12/21/1928 Sweetheart of all my dreams Irving Aaronson ; Commanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet vocalist  
Victor BS-024079 10-in. 7/24/1938 Begin the beguine Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024080 10-in. 7/24/1938 Indian love call Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024081 10-in. 7/24/1938 Comin' on Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024082 10-in. 7/24/1938 Back Bay shuffle Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024083 10-in. 7/24/1938 Any old time Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-024084 10-in. 7/24/1938 I can't believe that you're in love with me Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027229 10-in. 9/27/1938 Nightmare (Theme song) Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027230 10-in. 9/27/1938 Non-stop flight Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027231 10-in. 9/27/1938 Yesterdays Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027232 10-in. 9/27/1938 What is this thing called love? Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027233 10-in. 9/27/1938 You're a sweet little headache Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027234 10-in. 9/27/1938 I have eyes Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028973 10-in. 11/17/1938 Between a kiss and a sigh Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028974 10-in. 11/17/1938 Thanks for ev'rything Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028975 10-in. 11/17/1938 Deep in a dream Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028976 10-in. 11/17/1938 Day after day Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028977 10-in. 11/17/1938 Softly, as in a morning sunrise Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-028978 10-in. 11/17/1938 Copenhagen Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-030731 10-in. 12/19/1938 A room with a view Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-031491 10-in. 1/17/1939 Lover, come back to me Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-031492 10-in. 1/17/1939 My heart stood still Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 168 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pastor, Tony," accessed September 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103834.

Pastor, Tony. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103834.

"Pastor, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103834

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