Irving Mills

Irving Harold Mills was an American music publisher, musician, lyricist, and jazz artist promoter. He often used the pseudonyms Goody Goodwin and Joe Primrose.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 16, 1894 (New York City), Died April 21, 1985 (Palm Springs)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, session supervisor, lyricist, director, leader, vocalist, arranger, speaker

Notes: May have used the pseudonym Warren Mills.

See Also: Goodwin, Goody

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-49576 10-in. 2/4/1929 Hinky dinky parley voo Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49652 10-in. 1/16/1929 Flaming youth Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-49653 10-in. 1/16/1929 Saturday night function Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-49654 10-in. 1/16/1929 High life Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-49655 10-in. 1/16/1929 Doin' the voom voom Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-49767 10-in. 3/7/1929 The dicty glide Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-49768 10-in. 3/7/1929 Hot feet Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-49769 10-in. 3/7/1929 Sloppy Joe Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-49770 10-in. 3/7/1929 Stevedore stomp Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band director, composer  
Victor BVE-49920 10-in. 2/4/1929 Hinky dinky, parlez vous? Jan Endias Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor CVE-51158 12-in. 4/12/1929 A night at the Cotton Club, part 1 Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band director, speaker  
Victor CVE-51159 12-in. 4/12/1929 A night at the Cotton Club, part 2 Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band director, speaker  
Victor BVE-51691 10-in. 5/9/1929 Companionate blues Pets ; Jack Pettis Jazz/dance band director, composer  
Victor BVE-51692 10-in. 5/9/1929 Campus crawl Pets ; Jack Pettis Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor BVE-51693 10-in. 5/9/1929 Wild and wooly Willie Pets ; Jack Pettis Jazz/dance band director, composer  
Victor BVE-51694 10-in. 5/9/1929 Bugle call blues Pets ; Jack Pettis Jazz/dance band director, composer  
Victor BVE-51971 10-in. 5/3/1929 Cotton Club stomp Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-51972 10-in. 5/3/1929 Misty mornin' Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-51973 10-in. 5/3/1929 Arabian lover Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-51974 10-in. 5/3/1929 Saratoga swing Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-53434 10-in. 5/23/1929 Digga digga do Three Blue Boys Instrumental trio director  
Victor BVE-53435 10-in. 5/23/1929 At the prom Irving Mills ; Modernists Jazz/dance band director, composer  
Victor BVE-53436 10-in. 5/23/1929 Just gooffy Irving Mills ; Modernists Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor BVE-57542 10-in. 11/14/1929 Breakfast dance Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-57543 10-in. 11/14/1929 Jazz lips Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
(Results 51-75 of 485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Irving," accessed February 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

Mills, Irving. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

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

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