Benny Washington

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1900

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, leader

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-48883 10-in. 2/13/1929 Sweet Ella May Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-48884 10-in. 2/13/1929 Everybody loves my baby Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-48885 10-in. 2/14/1929 Good little, bad little you Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-48886 10-in. 2/14/1929 Have you ever felt that way? Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-48887 10-in. 2/15/1929 Beau-koo jack Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-48888 10-in. 2/15/1929 Sister Kate Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-50511 10-in. 2/22/1929 Chicago rhythm Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-57322 10-in. 10/25/1929 Grand piano blues Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-57323 10-in. 10/25/1929 Times ain't what they used to be Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-57324 10-in. 10/25/1929 Trying Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BVE-57325 10-in. 10/25/1929 Blue nights Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
OKeh 9433 10-in. 11/4/1925 Compton Ave. blues Benny Washington's Six Aces ; Harvey Lankford Jazz/dance band, with trombone solo leader  
OKeh 9434 Not documented 11/4/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Benny Washington's Six Aces Jazz/dance band leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Washington, Benny," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105558.

Washington, Benny. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105558.

"Washington, Benny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105558

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