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 51-75 of 180 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W402938 10-in. 9/9/1929 The (new) call of the freaks Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/ dance band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, piano, songwriter, leader  
OKeh W402939 10-in. 9/9/1929 Feeling the spirit Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W402940 10-in. 9/9/1929 Jersey lightning Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, composer, leader  
OKeh W403493 10-in. 12/10/1929 I ain't got nobody (And nobody cares for me) Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W403494 10-in. 12/10/1929 Dallas blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W403495 10-in. 12/13/1929 St. Louis blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W403496 10-in. 12/13/1929 Rockin' chair Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W403524 10-in. 12/17/1929 Doctor blues Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W403680 10-in. 1/24/1930 Saratoga shout Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W403681 10-in. 1/24/1930 Song of the islands Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra [Luis Russell Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, piano, vibraphone  
OKeh W403682 10-in. 1/24/1930 Song of the Swanee Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W403714 10-in. 2/1/1930 Bessie couldn't help it Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W403715 10-in. 2/1/1930 Blue, turning grey over you Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W403737 10-in. 2/5/1930 Higginbotham blues J. C. Higginbotham ; Six HIcks Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W404047 10-in. 5/29/1930 Louisiana swing Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W404048 10-in. 5/29/1930 Poor li'l me Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W404049 10-in. 5/29/1930 On revival day Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W404428 10-in. 9/5/1930 Mugging lightly Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W404429 10-in. 9/5/1930 Panama Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W404430 10-in. 9/5/1930 High tension Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W490014 10-in. 12/10/1929 I ain't got nobody (And nobody cares for me) Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W490015 10-in. 12/10/1929 Dallas blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W490016 10-in. 12/13/1929 St. Louis blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick E34924 10-in. 10/24/1930 You’re lucky to me Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E35025 10-in. 10/24/1930 I got rhythm Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 51-75 of 180 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Russell, Luis," accessed July 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106082.

Russell, Luis. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106082.

"Russell, Luis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 July 2022.

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

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