Jabbo Smith

Jabbo Smith, born as Cladys Smith (December 24, 1908 – January 16, 1991) was an American jazz musician, known for his virtuoso playing on the trumpet.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1908 (Pembroke), Died January 16, 1991 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, vocalist, leader, composer, cornet

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Recordings (Results 26-44 of 44 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C3300 10-in. 4/17/1929 Lina blues Rhythm Aces ; Jabbo Smith Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, composer  
Brunswick C3301 10-in. 4/17/1929 Weird blues Rhythm Aces ; Jabbo Smith Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick C3576 10-in. 6/7/1929 Crooning the blues Rhythm Aces ; Jabbo Smith Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick C3577 10-in. 6/7/1929 I got the stinger Rhythm Aces ; Jabbo Smith Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, composer  
Brunswick C4023 10-in. 8/8/1929 Boston skuffle Rhythm Aces ; Jabbo Smith Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick C4024 10-in. 8/8/1929 Tanguay blues Rhythm Aces ; Jabbo Smith Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick C4100 10-in. 8/22/1929 Band box stomp Rhythm Aces ; Jabbo Smith Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick C4102 10-in. 8/22/1929 Moanful blues Rhythm Aces ; Jabbo Smith Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Decca 61567 10-in. 2/2/1937 Sunday Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 61568 10-in. 2/2/1937 No no Nora Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 61569 10-in. 2/2/1937 Swingin' down the lane Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 62140 10-in. 4/21/1937 Honey Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 62141 10-in. 4/21/1937 June night Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 62142 10-in. 4/21/1937 Church Street sobbin' blues Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 62143 10-in. 4/21/1937 My kinda love Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63218 10-in. 2/1/1938 Rhythm in Spain Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 63219 10-in. 2/1/1938 Absolutely Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, vocalist  
Decca 63220 10-in. 2/1/1938 More rain, more rest Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, vocalist  
Decca 63221 10-in. 2/1/1938 How can cupid be so stupid? Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, vocalist  
(Results 26-44 of 44 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Jabbo," accessed December 5, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104816.

Smith, Jabbo. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104816.

"Smith, Jabbo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 5 December 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104816

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