Papa Celestin

Oscar Phillip Celestin (January 1, 1884 – December 15, 1954) better known by stage name Papa Celestin was an American jazz trumpeter and bandleader.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1884 (Napoleonville), Died December 15th, 1954 (New Orleans)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer

Notes: Birth name: Oscar Celestin.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142014 10-in. 4/13/1926 I'm satisfied you love me Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W142015 10-in. 4/13/1926 My Josephine Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra ; Charles Gills Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142016 10-in. 4/13/1926 Station calls Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W142017 10-in. 4/13/1926 Give me some more Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W143953 10-in. 4/11/1927 Dear Almanzoer Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia W143954 10-in. 4/11/1927 Papa's got the jim jams Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra ; Abby Foster Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Columbia W143955 10-in. 4/11/1927 As you like it Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W143956 10-in. 4/11/1927 Just for you, dear, I'm crying Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra ; Ferdinand Joseph Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145018 10-in. 10/25/1927 When I'm with you Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W145019 10-in. 10/25/1927 It's jam up Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia W147632 10-in. 12/13/1928 The sweetheart of T.K.O. Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Columbia W147633 10-in. 12/13/1928 Ta-ta daddy Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
OKeh 8906 10-in. 1/23/1925 Original tuxedo rag Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
OKeh 8907 10-in. 1/23/1925 Careless love Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 8908 10-in. 1/23/1925 Black rag Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Celestin, Papa," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105200.

Celestin, Papa. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105200.

"Celestin, Papa." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105200

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