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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 180 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E35026 10-in. 10/24/1930 Memories of you Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E35758 10-in. 12/17/1930 Saratoga drag Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, songwriter  
Brunswick E35759 10-in. 12/17/1930 Ease on down Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, songwriter  
Brunswick E2620-E2621 10-in. 3/10/1926 29th and Dearborn Russell's Hot Six Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick E2622-E2623 10-in. 3/10/1926 Sweet Mumtaz Russell's Hot Six Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick C225-C227 10-in. 4/23/1926 Jackass blues Dixie Syncopators ; King Oliver Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Decca C 533 (E 3556) 10-in. 7/23/1926 Tack Annie Dixie Syncopators ; King Oliver instrumentalist, piano  
Decca C 657 (E 3843/E 20252) 10-in. 9/17/1926 Someday sweetheart Dixie Syncopators ; King Oliver instrumentalist, piano  
Decca C 659 (E 3845/E 20254) 10-in. 9/17/1926 Dead man blues Dixie Syncopators ; King Oliver instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60021 10-in. 10/3/1935 I'm in the mood for love Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60022 10-in. 10/3/1935 You're my lucky star Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60023 10-in. 10/3/1935 La cucaracha Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60024 10-in. 10/3/1935 Got a brand new suit Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60155 10-in. 11/21/1935 I've got my fingers crossed Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60156 10-in. 11/21/1935 Old man Mose (is dead)-1 Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60157 10-in. 11/21/1935 I'm shooting high Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60158 10-in. 11/21/1935 (Was I to blame for) Falling in love with you Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60227 10-in. 12/13/1935 Red sails in the sunset Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60228 10-in. 12/13/1935 On Treasure Island Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60249 10-in. 12/19/1935 Thanks a million Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60250 10-in. 12/19/1935 Shoe Shine Boy Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60251 10-in. 12/19/1935 Solitude Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60252 10-in. 12/19/1935 I hope Gabriel likes my music Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60362 10-in. 1/18/1936 The music goes 'round and around Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60363 10-in. 1/18/1936 Rhythm saved the world Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 76-100 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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