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Nathaniel Shilkret

Nathaniel Shilkret (December 25, 1889 – February 18, 1982) was an American composer, conductor, clarinetist, pianist, business executive, and music director.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 25th, 1889 (New York City), Died February 18th, 1982 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, director, piano, arranger, composer, organ, clarinet, celeste, session supervisor, songwriter, chimes, bells, lyricist, speaker, traps, pipe organ, whistling

Notes: Victor ledgers, 12/29/1919: Cikanoff and Kalkoff "to be listed as 'Vesely cikani' (translation: The jolly gypsies). Lab note: Mr. N. Schildkret [sic] plays clarinet under name of Josef Kalkoff."

Recordings (Results 5426-5450 of 5480 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W401150 10-in. 9/26/1928 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time Richard Jordon Pipe organ solo composer  
OKeh W401158 10-in. 9/27/1928 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time Eddie Lang ; Frank Signorelli Guitar solo, with piano composer  
OKeh W401496 10-in. 1/7/1929 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time Rodolfo Hoyos Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W401751 10-in. 3/27/1929 Some sweet day Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio composer  
OKeh W401806 10-in. 4/11/1929 Some sweet day Smith Ballew Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W401812 10-in. 4/18/1929 Lady divine Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W402524 10-in. 7/10/1929 The lonesome road Keith Pooser ; Merritt Smith Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
OKeh W402752 10-in. 6/27/1929 The lonesome road Jack and Bill Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
OKeh W404014 10-in. 5/14/1930 Down the river of golden dreams Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W404045 10-in. 5/26/1930 Down the river of golden dreams The Mariners' Trio Vocal trio, with guitar and piano composer  
OKeh W404600 10-in. 12/1/1930 Down the river of golden dreams Julius Dunn ; R. D. Kelly Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin composer  
OKeh W405064 10-in. 11/6/1931 The lonesome road Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, male vocal ensemble, and talk composer  
OKeh W490069 10-in. 5/14/1930 Down the river of golden dreams Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick C2439 10-in. 10/15/1928 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time Elmo Tanner Male vocal solo, with violin and organ composer  
Brunswick C3169 10-in. 3/25/1929 Some sweet day Frank Sylvano ; Wolverines, The [Fred Hamm Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick LAE278 10-in. Sept. 1928 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time George Eckhardt Jr. Cafe Lafayette Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick PB462-PB463 10-in. Apr. 1928 Moments with you Jack Denny Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal effects composer  
Brunswick 1359W-1361W 10-in. 9/18/1925 Days of hearts and flowers Tuxedo Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E27922 10-in. 7/30/1928 Jeannine I dream of lilac time Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E27984 10-in. 8/6/1928 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time Regent Club Orchestra ; Eddy Thomas Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E28306 10-in. 9/21/1928 Kiddie kapers Varsity Four Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Brunswick E28404 10-in. Sept. 1928 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time Melody Makers Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E28655 10-in. 11/8/1928 Just a sweetheart Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E28664 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 Kiddie kapers Collegiate Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E29346 10-in. Feb. 1929 Blue waters Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
(Results 5426-5450 of 5480 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shilkret, Nathaniel," accessed December 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105692.

Shilkret, Nathaniel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105692.

"Shilkret, Nathaniel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105692

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