Garvin Bushell

Garvin Bushell (September 25, 1902 – October 31, 1991) was an American woodwind multi-instrumentalist.

Though never a major name in jazz, Bushell had a lengthy career from the music's early era, to the avant garde of the 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 25th, 1902 (Springfield), Died October 31st, 1991 (Las Vegas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, bassoon, saxophone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 64 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-42566 10-in. 3/27/1928 Willow tree Louisiana Sugar Babes Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-42567 10-in. 3/27/1928 'Sippi Louisiana Sugar Babes Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, bassoon  
Victor BVE-42568 10-in. 3/27/1928 Thou swell Louisiana Sugar Babes Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, bassoon, clarinet  
Victor BVE-42569 10-in. 3/27/1928 Persian rug Louisiana Sugar Babes Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, bassoon, alto saxophone  
Columbia W148533 10-in. 5/15/1929 I got what it takes (But it breaks my heart to give it away) Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Columbia W148534 10-in. 5/15/1929 Nobody knows you when you're down and out Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Columbia W150131 10-in. 3/27/1930 Keep it to yourself Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Columbia W150132 10-in. 3/27/1930 New Orleans hop scop blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, clarinet  
OKeh S-7855 10-in. Apr. 1921 I won't be back 'till you change your ways Five Jazz Bell Hops ; Daisy Martin Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 62743 10-in. 11/2/1937 Hallelujah! Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 62744 10-in. 11/2/1937 I want to be happy Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 62886 12-in. 12/17/1937 I want to be happy-1 Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 62887 10-in. 12/17/1937 The dipsy doodle-1 Chick Webb Orchestra ; Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 62888 10-in. 12/17/1937 If dreams come true Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 62889 12-in. 12/17/1937 Hallelujah! Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 62890 10-in. 12/17/1937 Midnite in a madhouse (Midnite in Harlem) Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 63693 10-in. 5/2/1938 A-tisket, a-tasket Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 63694 10-in. 5/2/1938 Heart of mine Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 63695 10-in. 5/2/1938 I'm just a jitterbug Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 63696 10-in. 5/2/1938 Azure Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 63707 10-in. 5/3/1938 Spinnin' the Webb Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 63708 10-in. 5/3/1938 Liza (All the clouds 'll roll away) Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 63934 10-in. 6/9/1938 Pack up your sins and go to the devil Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 63935 10-in. 6/9/1938 MacPherson is rehearsin' to swing Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 63936 10-in. 6/9/1938 Everybody step Chick Webb Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 64 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bushell, Garvin," accessed August 13, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105663.

Bushell, Garvin. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 13, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105663.

"Bushell, Garvin." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 13 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105663

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