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Red Callender

George Sylvester "Red" Callender (March 6, 1916 – March 8, 1992) was an American string bass and tuba player. He is perhaps best known as a jazz musician, but worked with an array of pop, rock and vocal acts as a member of The Wrecking Crew, a group of first-call session musicians in Los Angeles.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 6th, 1916 (Virginia), Died March 8th, 1992 (Saugus)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, tuba, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-055228 10-in. 12/19/1940 Lost love Hampton Rhythm Girls ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra ; Lee Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal ensemble songwriter  
Philo P1000A 12-in. July 1942 Body and Soul Lester Young Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Philo P1000B 12-in. July 1942 Indiana Lester Young Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Philo P1001A 12-in. July 1942 Tea for two Lester Young Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Philo P1001B 12-in. July 1942 I can't get started Lester Young Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63775 10-in. 5/13/1938 So little time Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63776 10-in. 5/13/1938 Mexican swing Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63777 10-in. 5/13/1938 As long as you live Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63778 10-in. 5/13/1938 When the Saints go marchin' in Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63809 10-in. 5/18/1938 on the sentimentccl side Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63810 10-in. 5/18/1938 It's wonderful Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63811 10-in. 5/18/1938 Something tells me Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63812 10-in. 5/18/1938 Love walked in Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca DLA 1084 10-in. 11/15/1937 Once in a while Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca DLA 1085 10-in. 11/15/1937 On the sunny side of the street Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6757 5/9/1952 Just you, just me Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6758 5/9/1952 I wonder Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6759 5/9/1952 Crazy she calls me Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6760 5/9/1952 On the Alamo Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7098 3/19/1953 Ain't nothin' nothin' baby Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7099 3/19/1953 Crazy crazy Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7100 3/19/1953 He treats your daughter mean Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7101 3/19/1953 Shoo my blues away Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7310 8/22/1953 A walkin' tune Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7311 8/22/1953 Sadie Thompson's song-1 Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Callender, Red," accessed January 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105316.

Callender, Red. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105316.

"Callender, Red." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105316

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