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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 26, 1907 (Middletown), Died October 31, 1969 (New London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1953

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

Notes: Real name: Antonio Pestritto.

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 203 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MS-017807 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately late Dec. 1937 Good night angel Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Nita Bradley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solos instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor MS-017808 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately late Dec. 1937 You're out of this world Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Nita Bradley ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with vocal soloists instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Victor MS-017809 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately late Dec. 1937 Love for sale Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band and male vocal soloist instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Victor MS-017810 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately late Dec. 1937 Monsoon Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band and male vocal soloist instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Victor MS-017811 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately late Dec. 1937 Nightmare Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band and male vocal soloist instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Victor MS-019825 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early Feb. 1938 Toy trumpet Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Nita Bradley Jazz/dance band and female vocal soloist instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor MS-019826 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early Feb. 1938 Power house Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor MS-019827 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early Feb. 1938 Old apple tree Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Nita Bradley Jazz/dance band and female vocal soloist instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor MS-019828 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early Feb. 1938 More than ever Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Nita Bradley Jazz/dance band and female vocal soloist instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor MS-019829 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early Feb. 1938 Blue fantasy Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Nita Bradley ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band and vocal soloists instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, 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  
(Results 26-50 of 203 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pastor, Tony," accessed January 31, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103834.

Pastor, Tony. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 31, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103834.

"Pastor, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 31 January 2023.

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

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