John Scott Trotter
John Scott Trotter (June 14, 1908–October 29, 1975), also known as Uncle John, was an American arranger, composer and orchestra leader.
Trotter was best known for conducting the John Scott Trotter Orchestra which backed singer and entertainer Bing Crosby on record and on his radio programs from 1937 to 1954, as well as his work with Vince Guaraldi scoring some of the early Peanuts cartoons.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 14th, 1908 (Charlotte), Died October 29th, 1975 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1951
Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, arranger, leader, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-057664||10-in.||11/22/1940||You are the one||Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||E27381||10-in.||4/20/1928||Lovable||Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||arranger|
|Brunswick||E27633||10-in.||6/1/1928||Oh, baby!||Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||arranger|
|Brunswick||E28321||10-in.||9/28/1928||High up on a hill-top||Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet; without vocal (take G)||arranger|
|Brunswick||E29139||10-in.||1/21/1929||My lucky star||Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo: without vocal (take G)||arranger|
|Decca||L 6034||2/2/1951||Sentimental music||Bing Crosby||arranger, leader|
|Decca||L 6035||2/2/1951||Silver moon||Bing Crosby||arranger, leader|
|Decca||L 6262||4/27/1951||Gone fishin'||Louis Armstrong ; Bing Crosby||arranger, leader|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Trotter, John Scott," accessed September 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105596.
Trotter, John Scott. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105596.
"Trotter, John Scott." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 September 2021.
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