Gene Rodemich

Eugene Frederick Rodemich (April 13, 1890 in St Louis, Missouri – February 27, 1934 in New York) was a pianist and orchestra leader, who composed the music for numerous films in the late 1920s and early 1930s, mostly cartoons and live-action short subjects produced by The Van Beuren Corporation and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 13, 1890 (St. Louis), Died February 27, 1934 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, songwriter, composer, piano

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28474 10-in. 9/17/1923 Easy melody Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor B-29809 10-in. 3/27/1924 My sweetheart Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31023 10-in. 10/17/1924 When dreams come true Michel Gusikoff Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-31145 10-in. 11/4/1924 Shanghai shuffle Herbert Berger ; Coronado Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31752 10-in. 1/22/1925 One stolen kiss International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 81217 10-in. 9/16/1923 Easy melody Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 140303 10-in. 1/30/1925 One stolen kiss Warner's Seven Aces Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W142758 10-in. 10/8/1926 One stolen kiss Columbia Salon Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh 8746 10-in. Oct. 1924 Too late now Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh 9002 10-in. Mar. 1925 Shanghai shuffle George Warmack Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-71855 10-in. September 1923 Easy melody Yellow Jackets Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick 3270 10-in. approximately Dec. 1919 Patches Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 3275 10-in. approximately Dec. 1919 Bow wow Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 4547 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Treasure Isle Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick [6464a] approximately Sept. 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick [6508a] approximately Sept. 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 6516 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 April showers Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11865 10-in. 11/13/1923 Blue grass blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 3246-3247 10-in. approximately Dec. 1919 Swanee Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 3248-3249 10-in. approximately Dec. 1919 Come to the moon Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 4527-4528 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Just snap your fingers at care Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 4531-4532 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Castle of dreams Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 4537-4538 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Margie Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 4539-4540 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 [Unknown title(s)] Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 4541-4542 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 June Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 4543-4544 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Home again blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 6461-6463 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Fancies Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 6475-6477 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Gypsy blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 6478-6480 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Just like a rainbow Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 6493-6495 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Right or wrong Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 6496-6498 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 By the pyramids Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 6499-6501 approximately Sept. 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 6502-6504 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Cry baby blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 6505-6507 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Snowflake Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 8248-8249 10-in. approximately June 1922 Bamboo Bay Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 8250-8251 10-in. approximately June 1922 Broken-hearted blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano trio leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick 8257-8259 10-in. approximately June 1922 Nobody loves me now Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano trio leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick 8260-8262 10-in. approximately June 1922 It's up to you Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Gene Rodemich ; David Silverman ; Allister Wylie Jazz/dance band, with piano trio leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick 8263-8265 10-in. approximately June 1922 Whenever you're lonesome Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano trio leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick 8266-8268 10-in. approximately June 1922 'Neath the South Sea moon Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Gene Rodemich ; David Silverman ; Allister Wylie Jazz/dance band, with piano trio leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick 9395-9397 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Teddy bear blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Allister Wylie Jazz/dance band, with 2 pianos leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick 9398-9400 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Fate Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with 2 pianos instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Brunswick 9401-9403 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Three little words Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Allister Wylie Jazz/dance band, with 2 pianos leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick 9407-9409 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Without you Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 9410-9412 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Railroad man Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano duet leader  
Brunswick 9413-9415 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Flower of Araby Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 9450-9452 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Falling Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Allister Wylie Jazz/dance band, with piano duet leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick 9453-9455 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Down in Maryland Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano duet leader  
Brunswick 10809-10812 10-in. 6/22/1923 Love tales Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 10880-10882 10-in. 6/19/1923 Rose of sunny Italy Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 10883-10885 10-in. 6/19/1923 On the Isle of Wicki Wacki Woo Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 10886-10889 10-in. 6/19/1923 Bebe Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 10890-10893 10-in. 6/20/1923 Oh! Sister, ain’t that hot! Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 10897-10899 10-in. 6/21/1923 Roses of Picardy Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with whistling solo leader  
Brunswick 10906-10908 10-in. 6/21/1923 Wolverine blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 10919-10923 10-in. 6/23/1923 St. Louis tickle Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 10924-10926 10-in. 6/25/1923 Roses of Picardy Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 10927-10929 10-in. 6/25/1923 When June comes along with a song Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 10956-10958 10-in. 6/28/1923 Love tales Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with whistling leader  
Brunswick 11581-11584 10-in. 10/9/1923 Easy melody Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick 11857-11860 10-in. 11/12/1923 Sunshine of mine Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11861-11864 10-in. 11/12/1923 Blue grass blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11866-11869 10-in. 11/13/1923 Arkansaw mule Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11879-11882 10-in. 11/14/1923 Eileen Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11888-11890 10-in. 11/15/1923 St. Louis gal Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11891-11893 10-in. 11/15/1923 I'm sittin' pretty in a pretty little city Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11894-11897 10-in. 11/15/1923 Just one more kiss Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11901-11904 10-in. 11/16/1923 When dreams come true Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick 11912-11915 10-in. 11/19/1923 Somehow (I'm always to blame) Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11916-11918 10-in. 11/19/1923 Who will it be Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Brunswick 11919-11923 10-in. 11/19/1923 Linger awhile Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11923-11924 10-in. 11/20/1923 Eileen Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11925-11927 10-in. 11/20/1923 You darling you Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11928-11929 10-in. 11/20/1923 Hot roasted peanuts Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet leader  
Brunswick 11998-12000 10-in. 11/15/1923 She wouldn't do (What I asked her to) Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 13261-13263 10-in. 6/10/1924 Tia Juana Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Brunswick 13264-13267 10-in. 6/10/1924 Forsaken blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 13268-13270 10-in. 6/10/1924 Twilight Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Brunswick 13279-13282 10-in. 6/11/1924 Scissor grinder Joe Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 13293-13295 10-in. 6/11/1924 Wond’ring blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 13304-13307 10-in. 6/12/1924 Just a funny little tune Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter, leader  
Brunswick 14049-14051 10-in. 10/21/1924 Dreary weather Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick 14052-14054 10-in. 10/21/1924 Honolou Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, songwriter  
Brunswick 14072-14075 10-in. 10/22/1924 Dear one Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick 14350-14353 10-in. 11/24/1924 Choo-choo Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 14354-14357 10-in. 11/24/1924 Lonely and blue Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 14715-14719 10-in. 1/19/1925 One stolen kiss Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick 14965-14968 10-in. 2/17/1925 Everybody loves my baby Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 14969-14971 10-in. 2/17/1925 When I think of you Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 14972-14975 10-in. 2/17/1925 You’re so near and yet so far Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 15345-15348 10-in. 3/25/1925 Isn’t she the sweetest thing Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 15349-15352 10-in. 3/25/1925 I had someone else before I had you (And I’ll have someone after you’re gone) Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 15353-15356 10-in. 3/25/1925 Got no time Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 15922-15924 10-in. 6/1/1925 Got no time Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E17873-E17876 10-in. 2/21/1926 Tamiami Trail Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E17877-E17879 10-in. 2/21/1926 Hot notes Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick E18362-E18364 10-in. 3/10/1926 Hot notes Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E18365-E18367 10-in. 3/10/1926 I’m lonely without you Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 33Ch-36Ch 10-in. 1/18/1924 My sweetheart Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick Ch45-Ch46 10-in. 2/21/1924 Sunshine of mine Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick Ch47-Ch49 10-in. 2/21/1924 Mobile blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick Ch50-Ch52 10-in. 2/21/1924 Missouri tickler blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, songwriter  
Brunswick Ch53-Ch55 10-in. 2/21/1924 Tenth interval rag Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Gene Rodemich Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 95Ch-98Ch 10-in. 3/13/1924 My papa doesn’t two-time no time Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 99Ch-102Ch 10-in. 3/13/1924 Lazy Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick Ch137-Ch140 10-in. 9/12/1924 That’s Georgia Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick Ch141-Ch145 10-in. 9/12/1924 Worryin’ blues Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 14034-14036 10-in. 10/20/1924 Shanghai shuffle Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Brunswick Ch371-Ch374; Ch380-Ch381 10-in. 1/19/1925 How come you do me like you do? Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 9234 10-in. 10/31/1923 Easy melody Nathan Glantz Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 9515 10-in. 5/15/1924 When dreams come true Merry Sparklers Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9768 10-in. 10/7/1924 Honolou Million Dollar Pier Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 9769 10-in. 10/7/1924 Shanghai shuffle Million Dollar Pier Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 9778 10-in. 10/9/1924 Just a funny little tune Meadowbrook Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rodemich, Gene," accessed February 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105705.

Rodemich, Gene. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105705.

"Rodemich, Gene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 February 2024.

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