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Jimmie Lunceford

James Melvin Lunceford (June 6, 1902 – July 12, 1947) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader in the swing era.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 6th, 1902 (Fulton), Died Seaside

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, arranger, director, lyricist, composer, songwriter, alto saxophone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-62599 10-in. 6/6/1930 In dat mornin' Moses Allen ; Chickasaw Syncopators ; Jimmie Lunceford Jazz/dance band, with talk leader, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-62600 10-in. 6/6/1930 Sweet rhythm Chickasaw Syncopators ; Jimmie Lunceford Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor BS-81324 10-in. 1/26/1934 White heat JImmie Lunceford Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-81325 10-in. 1/26/1934 Jazznocracy JImmie Lunceford Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-81326 10-in. 1/26/1934 Chillen get up JImmie Lunceford Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal quintet director  
Victor BS-81327 10-in. 1/26/1934 Leaving me JImmie Lunceford Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-82218 10-in. 3/20/1934 Swingin' uptown Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, songwriter  
Victor BS-82219 10-in. 3/20/1934 Breakfast ball Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra ; Sy Oliver Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-82220 10-in. 3/20/1934 Here goes Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra ; Henry Wells Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-82221 10-in. 3/20/1934 Remember when Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra ; Henry Wells Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-88976 10-in. 5/28/1935 Rhythm is our business Dudley Nix ; Tom Coakley Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-92027 10-in. 5/23/1935 Rhythm is our business Frank Dailey ; Al Fish ; Meadowbrook Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-94513 10-in. 8/14/1935 Rhythm is our business Joe Kennedy Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-98364 10-in. 12/9/1935 (If I had) Rhythm in my nursery rhymes Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98497 10-in. 1/6/1936 (If I had) Rhythm in my nursery rhymes Little Ramblers ; Eddie Lloyd Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W145373 10-in. 12/13/1927 Chickasaw stomp Chickasaw Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W145374 10-in. 12/13/1927 Memphis rag Chickasaw Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Decca 38531 10-in. 9/4/1934 Sophisticated lady-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra leader  
Decca 38532 10-in. 9/4/1934 Mood indigo Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra leader  
Decca 38533 10-in. 9/4/1934 Rose room-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra leader  
Decca 38534 10-in. 9/4/1934 Black and tan fantasy-1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra leader  
Decca 38535 10-in. 9/4/1934 Stratosphere-3 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 38541 10-in. 9/5/1934 Nana-1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra leader  
Decca 38542 10-in. 9/5/1934 Miss Otis regrets-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra leader  
Decca 38543 10-in. 9/5/1934 Unsophisticated Sue-3 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra leader  
(Results 1-25 of 140 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lunceford, Jimmie," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105572.

Lunceford, Jimmie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105572.

"Lunceford, Jimmie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105572

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