Herb Geller

Herbert Arnold Geller (November 2, 1928 – December 19, 2013) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer and arranger. He was born in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 2, 1928 (Los Angeles), Died December 19, 2013 (Hamburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, tenor saxophone

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 82694 4/17/1952 You're the cream in my coffee Jerry Wald Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82695 4/17/1952 The thrill is gone Jerry Wald Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82696 4/17/1952 Cherokee (Indian love song) Jerry Wald Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82697 4/17/1952 Pennies from heaven Jerry Wald Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82698 4/17/1952 Raisins and almonds Jerry Wald Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82699 4/17/1952 Terremoto Jerry Wald Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 8240 3/17/1955 I'm forever counting geigers Melrose Avenue Conservatory Chamber Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8241 3/17/1955 Id Melrose Avenue Conservatory Chamber Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8242 3/18/1955 Skip to my loot Melrose Avenue Conservatory Chamber Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8243 3/18/1955 Speak easy Melrose Avenue Conservatory Chamber Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8466 6/1/1955 Groove juice Jack Millman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8468 6/1/1955 Bolero de Mendez Jack Millman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8822 11/28/1955 Minor call John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8823 11/28/1955 Andante John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8824 11/28/1955 Lighthouse 6/4 John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8825 11/28/1955 cannon ball John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8845 12/12/1955 Be my guest John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8846 12/12/1955 Softly the horn blows John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8847 12/12/1955 Mozartesque John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8899 1/9/1956 Allegretto John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8900 1/9/1956 Friar tuck John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8901 1/9/1956 Pick yourself up John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8902 1/9/1956 Le chasse John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 9113 4/2/1956 Drag for beers Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 9114 4/2/1956 Prelude to a rumble Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 9115 4/2/1956 Bewildered Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 9116 4/2/1956 Black rebel's ride Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 10060 4/25/1957 Bright eyes Bill Holman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10061 4/25/1957 You and I Bill Holman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10062 4/25/1957 Evil eyes Bill Holman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10063 4/29/1957 Airegin Bill Holman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10064 4/29/1957 Come rain or come shine Bill Holman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10065 4/29/1957 The big street Bill Holman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10462 8/14/1957 Thunder Burt Manny Albam and the Jazz Greats of our Time instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10463 8/14/1957 Afterthoughts Manny Albam and the Jazz Greats of our Time instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10464 8/14/1957 How long has this been going on? Manny Albam and the Jazz Greats of our Time instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10465 8/15/1957 Jive at five Manny Albam and the Jazz Greats of our Time instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10466 8/15/1957 It's de-lovely Manny Albam and the Jazz Greats of our Time instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10467 8/15/1957 Sweets' bread Manny Albam and the Jazz Greats of our Time instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10468 8/16/1957 Interwoven Manny Albam and the Jazz Greats of our Time instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10469 8/16/1957 Home brew-1 Manny Albam and the Jazz Greats of our Time instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10551 9/24/1957 Flip top John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10552 9/24/1957 Let's fall in love John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10553 9/24/1957 Inch worm John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10554 9/24/1957 You and the night and the music John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10805 10/30/1958 Jane's jump Jack Kane Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10806 10/30/1958 It's a lonesome old town Jack Kane Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10807 10/30/1958 Sound of the blues Jack Kane Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 10808 10/30/1958 Wouldn't it be loverly Jack Kane Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11358 2/11/1959 M-Squad theme Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11359 2/11/1959 Peter Gunn Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11360 2/11/1959 The thin man Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11361 2/11/1959 Perry Mason theme Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Geller, Herb," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104117.

Geller, Herb. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104117.

"Geller, Herb." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104117

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