Image Source: Wikipedia

Red Nichols

Ernest Loring "Red" Nichols (May 8, 1905 – June 28, 1965) was an American jazz cornettist, composer, and jazz bandleader.

Over his long career, Nichols recorded in a wide variety of musical styles, and critic Steve Leggett describes him as "an expert cornet player, a solid improviser, and apparently a workaholic, since he is rumored to have appeared on over 4,000 recordings during the 1920s alone."

Birth and Death Data: Born May 8th, 1905 (Ogden), Died Las Vegas

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, trumpet, cornet, director, arranger, composer, songwriter, lyricist, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 213 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-30116 10-in. 5/16/1924 Sally Lou George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor B-30165 10-in. 6/5/1924 A new kind of man George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor B-30621 10-in. 7/25/1924 Sax-o-phun George Olsen and his Music ; Rudy Wiedoeft Jazz/dance band, with saxophone solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-35951 10-in. 8/2/1926 Nervous Charlie stomp Seattle Harmony Kings Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-37768 10-in. 2/11/1927 Delirium Red and Miff's Stompers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-37769 10-in. 2/11/1927 Davenport blues Red and Miff's Stompers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-40168 10-in. 10/12/1927 Slippin' around Red and Miff's Stompers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-40169 10-in. 10/12/1927 Feeling no pain Red and Miff's Stompers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-40512 10-in. 10/26/1927 Sugar Red Nichols' Stompers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer, leader  
Victor BVE-40513 10-in. 10/26/1927 Make my cot where the cot-cot-cotton grows Red Nichols' Stompers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet leader  
Victor BVE-45814 10-in. 6/21/1928 Harlem twist Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-45815 10-in. 6/21/1928 Five pennies Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-64623 10-in. 11/18/1930 That's where the South begins Red Nichols and his Big Ten ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BVE-64624 10-in. 11/18/1930 I'm tickled pink with a blue-eyed baby Red Nichols and his Big Ten ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BVE-67760 10-in. 1/5/1931 At last I'm happy Red Nichols and his Big Ten ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67761 10-in. 1/5/1931 If you haven't got a girl Red Nichols and his Big Ten ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BRC-69789 10-in. 11/18/1931 Last dollar Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-73032 10-in. 6/23/1932 Get cannibal Phil Dooley Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-80631 10-in. 6/18/1934 The prize waltz King Harvey ; Red Nichols ; Pennies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-80632 10-in. 6/18/1934 Shine Red Nichols ; Pennies ; Songcopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble leader  
Victor BS-80633 10-in. 6/18/1934 Rollin' home King Harvey ; Red Nichols ; Pennies ; Songcopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble leader  
Victor BS-80634 10-in. 6/18/1934 I'm hummin', I'm whistlin', I'm singin' Red Nichols ; Pennies ; Songcopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble leader  
Victor BS-80635 10-in. 6/18/1934 Jungle fever Red Nichols ; Pennies ; Songcopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble leader  
Victor BS-80636 10-in. 6/18/1934 Let me call you mine Red Nichols ; Pennies ; Songcopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble leader  
Victor BS-80637 10-in. 6/18/1934 Straight from the shoulder (Right from the heart) King Harvey ; Red Nichols ; Pennies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 1-25 of 213 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nichols, Red," accessed September 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104163.

Nichols, Red. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104163.

"Nichols, Red." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104163

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.