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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: Pseudonym for Tony Pastor on NBC Thesaurus transcription discs. Real name: Antonio Pestritto.

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 168 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-035304 10-in. 3/17/1939 One foot in the groove Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-036237 10-in. 6/5/1939 Octoroon Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-036238 10-in. 6/5/1939 I poured my heart into a song Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-036239 10-in. 6/5/1939 When winter comes Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-036240 10-in. 6/5/1939 All I remember is you Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-036241 10-in. 6/5/1939 Out of nowhere Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-036264 10-in. 6/12/1939 I can't afford to dream Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-036265 10-in. 6/12/1939 Comes love Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-036266 10-in. 6/12/1939 Go fly a kite Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-036267 10-in. 6/12/1939 A man and his dream Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-036268 10-in. 6/12/1939 Traffic jam Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-036269 10-in. 6/12/1939 Serenade to a savage Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-036291 10-in. 6/22/1939 Easy to say Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-036292 10-in. 6/22/1939 I'll remember Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-036293 10-in. 6/22/1939 Moonray Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor PBS-036294 10-in. 6/22/1939 Melancholy mood Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-042605 10-in. 8/27/1939 Put that down in writing Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-042606 10-in. 8/27/1939 Day in─day out Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-042607 10-in. 8/27/1939 Two blind loves Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-042608 10-in. 8/27/1939 Last two weeks in July Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-042609 10-in. 8/27/1939 Oh, lady be good Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-042610 10-in. 8/27/1939 I surrender, dear Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-042755 10-in. 9/28/1939 Many dreams ago Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-042756 10-in. 9/28/1939 A table in a corner Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-042757 10-in. 9/28/1939 If what you say is true Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 51-75 of 168 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pastor, Tony," accessed October 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103834.

Pastor, Tony. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103834.

"Pastor, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 October 2021.

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

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