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Ferde Grofé

Ferde Grofé (March 27, 1892 – April 3, 1972) was an American composer, arranger, pianist and instrumentalist. During the 1920s and 1930s, he went by the name Ferdie Grofé.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 27th, 1892 (New York City), Died Santa Monica

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer, arranger, director, songwriter, leader, celeste

Notes: Name also appears as Ferdie Grofé.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 156 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-30174 12-in. 4/21/1927 Rhapsody in blue George Gershwin ; Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra Orchestra and piano soloist arranger  
Victor B-24390 10-in. 8/9/1920 The Japanese sandman Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor C-24391 12-in. 8/9/1920 Avalon Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-24392 10-in. 8/9/1920 Wang-wang blues Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor BVE-24392 10-in. 9/22/1927 Wang wang blues Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor B-24393 10-in. 8/9/1920 Whispering Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor C-24394 12-in. 8/19/1920 Best ever medley Ambassador Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-24400 10-in. 8/23/1920 Anytime, anyday, anywhere Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-24545 12-in. 10/22/1920 Honolulu eyes Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-24545 10-in. 11/3/1920 Honolulu eyes Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band, with whistling instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-24546 10-in. 10/22/1920 Darling Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-24556 12-in. 10/28/1920 Grieving for you Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor C-24557 12-in. 10/28/1920 My wonder girl Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-24560 12-in. 11/3/1920 Just snap your fingers at care Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-24582 12-in. 11/26/1920 Caresses Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-24583 10-in. 11/26/1920 12th Street rag Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-24807 10-in. 12/29/1920 Rosie Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-24808 10-in. 12/29/1920 I never knew (I could love anybody like I'm loving you) Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-24863 10-in. 2/17/1921 My mammy Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-25005 12-in. 3/16/1921 All for you Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-25006 10-in. 3/16/1921 Down around the 'Sip 'Sip 'Sippy shore Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-26008 10-in. 1/3/1922 They call it dancing Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-26282 10-in. 3/30/1922 Stumbling Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-26321 10-in. 4/26/1922 Georgia Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-26377 10-in. 5/23/1922 Oriental fox trot Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger  
(Results 1-25 of 156 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grofé, Ferde," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104209.

Grofé, Ferde. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104209.

"Grofé, Ferde." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104209

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