Luis Russell

Luis Russell (August 5, 1902 – December 11, 1963) was a pioneering Panamanian jazz pianist, orchestra leader, composer, and arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 6, 1902 (Panama), Died December 11, 1963 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1946

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

Notes: Name also appears in Victor ledgers as Lewis Russell.

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 180 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-58581 10-in. 2/18/1930 Sugar Hill function Henry Allen ; Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-58582 10-in. 2/18/1930 You might get better but you'll never get well Henry Allen ; Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-58583 10-in. 2/18/1930 Everybody shout Henry Allen ; New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-58584 10-in. 2/18/1930 Dancing Dave Henry Allen ; New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-59142 10-in. 2/4/1930 New York blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-59143 10-in. 2/4/1930 Lonesome with the blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-59144 10-in. 2/4/1930 Showered with blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-59145 10-in. 2/4/1930 Haunted by the blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BRC-70195 10-in. 8/28/1931 You rascal you Henry Allen ; Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Victor BRC-70196 10-in. 8/28/1931 Goin' to town Chick Bullock ; Luis Russell Orchestra ; Harold Mooney Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Victor BRC-70197 10-in. 8/28/1931 Say the word Chick Bullock ; Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Victor BRC-70198 10-in. 8/28/1931 Freakish blues Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, leader, composer  
Victor BS-047988 10-in. 3/21/1940 You've got me voo-doo'd Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D6VB-2502 10-in. 7/16/1946 Let me miss you Henry Allen ; J. C. Higginbotham ; Red Allen Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 9503 10-in. 2/22/1926 Come back, sweet papa Louis Armstrong ; Hot Five Jazz/dance ensemble composer  
OKeh 9903 10-in. 11/17/1926 Plantation joys Heebie Jeebie Stompers ; Luis Russell Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh 9904 10-in. 11/17/1926 Please don't turn me down Heebie Jeebie Stompers ; Luis Russell Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9905 10-in. 11/17/1926 Sweet Mumtaz Heebie Jeebie Stompers ; Luis Russell Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh 9906 10-in. 11/17/1926 Dolly mine Heebie Jeebie Stompers ; Luis Russell Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh W400977 10-in. 7/2/1928 Get 'em again blues Chicago Footwarmers ; Johnny Dodds Jazz/dance sextet songwriter  
OKeh W401532 10-in. 1/15/1929 Savoy shout Burning Eight ; Luis Russell Jazz/dance band composer, leader, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W401533 10-in. 1/15/1929 The call of the freaks Burning Eight ; Luis Russell Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
OKeh W401534 10-in. 1/15/1929 It's tight like that Burning Eight ; Luis Russell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W401690 10-in. 3/5/1929 I can’t give you anything but love Louis Armstrong ; Savoy Ballroom Five Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W401691 10-in. 3/5/1929 Mahogany Hall stomp Louis Armstrong ; Savoy Ballroom Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 26-50 of 180 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Russell, Luis," accessed July 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106082.

Russell, Luis. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106082.

"Russell, Luis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 July 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106082

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