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Jan Garber

Jan Garber (born Jacob Charles Garber, November 5, 1894 – October 5, 1977) was an American violinist and jazz bandleader.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 5th, 1894 (Indianapolis), Died October 5th, 1977 (Shreveport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, director, violin, composer

Recordings (Results 176-200 of 269 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W145675 10-in. 2/23/1928 Fascinating eyes Mull Downey ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145678 10-in. 2/24/1928 Heartaches and dreams Mull Downey ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145753 10-in. 3/13/1928 She's a great, great girl Goldie ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145879 10-in. 3/26/1928 Collegiana Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145880 10-in. 3/26/1928 Wife o' mine Mull Downey ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145884 10-in. 4/4/1928 Dear old girl of Delta Sigma Phi Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and ukulele (takes 1-4); with male vocal solo, steel guitar, and ukulele (takes 5-8) leader  
Columbia W145888 10-in. 4/4/1928 Phi Delta Theta dream girl Seger Ellis ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146536 10-in. 6/18/1928 Washington and Lee swing Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146537 10-in. 6/18/1928 V.M.I. spirit Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146898 10-in. 8/27/1928 Louisiana Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble leader  
Columbia W146899 10-in. 8/27/1928 Way down yonder in New Orleans Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W146914 10-in. 8/28/1928 'Round evening Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146915 10-in. 8/28/1928 Sonny boy Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146922 10-in. 8/28/1928 Outside Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147866 10-in. 1/18/1929 Weary river Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147867 10-in. 1/18/1929 I'd rather be blue over you Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147922 10-in. 2/5/1929 That's why I'm happy Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147923 10-in. 2/5/1929 Caressing you Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147924 10-in. 2/5/1929 Guess who? Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W149912 10-in. 1/24/1930 Puttin' on the Ritz Jan Garber and his Greater Columbia Recording Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W149913 10-in. 1/24/1930 When a woman loves a man Jan Garber and his Greater Columbia Recording Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 9644 10-in. 7/25/1924 We don't get much money Robert Denning ; James Doherty Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Decca 61076 10-in. 5/6/1936 There's always a happy ending Jan Garber Orchestra instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 61077 10-in. 5/6/1936 Basin Street blues Jan Garber Orchestra instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Decca 61078 10-in. 5/6/1936 Rhythm saved the world Jan Garber Orchestra instrumentalist, violin, leader  
(Results 176-200 of 269 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Garber, Jan," accessed January 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103891.

Garber, Jan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103891.

"Garber, Jan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103891

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