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Garland Wilson

Garland Lorenzo Wilson (June 13, 1909 – May 31, 1954) was an American jazz pianist, perhaps best known for his work with Nina Mae McKinney. Wilson was a boogie-woogie and stride pianist.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 13, 1909 (Martinsburg), Died May 31, 1954 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W151783 10-in. 9/11/1931 Little Joe Garland Wilson Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W151784 10-in. 9/11/1931 The viper song Garland Wilson Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W405134 10-in. 2/2/1932 Memories of you Garland Wilson Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W405135 10-in. 2/2/1932 Rockin' chair Garland Wilson Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5176 10-in. 1/7/1935 The continental Django Reinhardt ; Jean Sablon ; Garland Wilson Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5177 10-in. 1/7/1935 Miss Otis regrets Jean Sablon ; Garland Wilson Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5178 10-in. 1/11/1935 Un baiser Django Reinhardt ; Jean Sablon ; Garland Wilson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5179 10-in. 1/7/1935 La dernière bergère Django Reinhardt ; Jean Sablon ; Garland Wilson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5651 10-in. 3/11/1936 Un seul couvert, please, James Jean Sablon ; Garland Wilson Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5652 10-in. 3/11/1936 Si tu m'aimes Jean Sablon ; Garland Wilson Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wilson, Garland," accessed March 4, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105576.

Wilson, Garland. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 4, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105576.

"Wilson, Garland." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 4 March 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105576

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