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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 151-175 of 236 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E32040 10-in. 2/14/1930 I want to be happy Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E32041 10-in. 2/14/1930 Tea for two Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E33304 10-in. 7/2/1930 Peg o’ my heart Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E33305 10-in. 7/2/1930 Sweet Georgia Brown Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E33306 10-in. 7/2/1930 China boy Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E33307 10-in. 7/2/1930 Chong (He come from Hong Kong) Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E33333 10-in. 7/3/1930 The sheik of Araby Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet leader  
Brunswick E33334 10-in. 7/3/1930 Shim me sha wabble Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E34109 10-in. 8/27/1930 Carolina in the morning Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E34110 10-in. 8/27/1930 How come you do me like you do? Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E34111 10-in. 8/27/1930 Who? Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E34112 10-in. 8/27/1930 By the Shalimar Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E34626 10-in. 9/26/1930 On revival day Five Pennies ; Red Nichols ; Jack Teagarden Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet leader  
Brunswick E34627 10-in. 9/26/1930 On revival day Five Pennies ; Red Nichols ; Jack Teagarden Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet leader  
Brunswick E34628 10-in. 9/26/1930 On revival day Five Pennies ; Red Nichols ; Jack Teagarden Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet leader  
Brunswick E34958 10-in. 10/23/1930 Embraceable you Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E34959 10-in. 10/23/1930 I got rhythm Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E34960 10-in. 10/23/1930 A girl friend of a boy friend of mine The Captivators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E34961 10-in. 10/23/1930 Sweet Jennie Lee! Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E35167 10-in. 1/16/1931 You said it Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E35168 10-in. 1/16/1931 Sweet and hot Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E35618 10-in. 12/1/1930 My honey’s lovin’ arms Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E35619 10-in. 12/1/1930 Rockin’ chair Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E35733 10-in. 12/10/1930 Bug-a-boo Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick E35734 10-in. 12/10/1930 Corrine Corrina Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 151-175 of 236 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nichols, Red," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104163.

Nichols, Red. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104163.

"Nichols, Red." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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