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Red Nichols

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

Birth and Death Data: Born May 8, 1905 (Ogden), Died June 28, 1965 (Las Vegas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1953

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

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

Recordings (Results 251-275 of 315 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E23752-E23755 10-in. 6/25/1927 Mean dog blues Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Brunswick E24224-E24226 10-in. 8/15/1927 Riverboat shuffle Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick E24227-E24229 10-in. 8/15/1927 Eccentric Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick E24230-E24232 10-in. 8/15/1927 Ida! Sweet as apple cider Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick E24233-E24235 10-in. 8/15/1927 Feelin’ no pain Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick E26693-E26694 10-in. 2/27/1928 Avalon Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader, arranger  
Brunswick E26695-E26696 10-in. 2/27/1928 The Japanese sandman Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader, arranger  
Brunswick XE26772-XE26774 12-in. 3/2/1928 Poor Butterfly Five Pennies ; Scrappy Lambert ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take XE26774) leader, arranger  
Brunswick XE26775-XE26777 12-in. 3/2/1928 Can’t yo’ heah me callin’ Caroline Five Pennies ; Scrappy Lambert ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take XE26777) leader, arranger  
Brunswick E30502-E30503 10-in. 8/20/1929 I may be wrong (But, I think you’re wonderful) Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E30504-E30505 10-in. 8/20/1929 The New Yorkers Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E30531-E30532 10-in. 9/6/1929 Wait for the happy ending Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E30533-E30534 10-in. 9/6/1929 Can’t we be friends? Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E30538-E30539 10-in. 9/9/1929 Nobody knows (And nobody seems to care) Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E30540-E30541 10-in. 9/9/1929 Smiles Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E30542-E30543 10-in. 9/9/1929 Say it with music Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E30712-E30713 10-in. 8/27/1929 They didn‘t believe me Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E31266-E31267 10-in. 10/22/1929 Get happy The Captivators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E31268-E31269 10-in. 10/22/1929 Somebody to love me The Captivators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E31882-E31883 10-in. 1/17/1930 Strike up the band! Red Nichols Strike Up the Band Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E31884-E31885 10-in. 1/17/1930 Soon Red Nichols Strike Up the Band Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E31884-E31885 10-in. 1/17/1930 Soon Red Nichols Strike Up the Band Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick C1860 10-in. 4/3/1928 Sugar Bessie Brown Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick C2105 10-in. 7/21/1928 Skinner’s sock Louisiana Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick C2106 10-in. 7/21/1928 When you're smiling Louisiana Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 251-275 of 315 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nichols, Red," accessed July 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104163.

Nichols, Red. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104163.

"Nichols, Red." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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