Kansas City Orchestra

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group, composer, Vocal group

Notes: Listing on Bluebird issues for Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra and vocal trio comprising Sterling Russell, Hamilton Stewart, and Clifton Armstrong. Vocal trio listed in some ledgers as "B, D, & F# Trio."

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 76-99 of 99 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-74853 10-in. 12/13/1932 Lafayette Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BS-74854 10-in. 12/13/1932 Prince of Wales Count Basie ; Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band, with piano Musical group  
Victor BS-74855 10-in. 12/13/1932 Two times Josephine Garrison ; Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh 8456 10-in. September 1923 Ill natured blues Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra ; Ada Brown Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8457 10-in. September 1923 Chattanooga blues Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra ; Mary H. Bradford Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8458 10-in. September 1923 Evil mama blues Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra ; Ada Brown Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8459 10-in. September 1923 Elephant's wobble Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8460 10-in. September 1923 Crawdad blues Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8461 10-in. September 1923 Selma Bama blues Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra ; Mary H. Bradford Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8462 10-in. September 1923 Break o' day blues Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra ; Ada Brown Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8769 10-in. 11/29/1924 South Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8770 10-in. Nov. 1924 Vine Street blues Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8771 10-in. Nov. 1924 Tulsa blues Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8772 10-in. Nov. 1924 Goofy dust Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8773 Not documented Nov. 1924 [Unknown title(s)] Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 8774 10-in. Nov. 1924 Baby dear Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 9118 10-in. May 1925 She's sweeter than sugar (That gal o' mine) Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra ; William Little, Jr. Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
OKeh 9119 10-in. May 1925 South Street blues Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 9120 10-in. May 1925 Sister Honky Tonk Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 9121 10-in. May 1925 As I like it Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 9122 Not documented May 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 9123 10-in. May 1925 18th Street strut Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 9124 10-in. May 1925 Things seem so blue to me Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
OKeh 9125 10-in. May 1925 Kater Street rag Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group, composer  
(Results 76-99 of 99 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kansas City Orchestra," accessed April 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104832.

Kansas City Orchestra. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104832.

"Kansas City Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104832

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