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 151-175 of 180 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 67651 10-in. 5/1/1940 Cain and Abel Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 67817 10-in. 5/27/1940 Perdido Street blues Sidney Bechet ; Louis Armstrong Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67818 10-in. 5/27/1940 2:19 blues Sidney Bechet ; Louis Armstrong Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67819 10-in. 5/27/1940 Down in honky tonk town (some pressings De. 18091 (alb. A-144)) Sidney Bechet ; Louis Armstrong Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 68796 10-in. 3/10/1941 Everything's been done before Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 68797 10-in. 3/10/1941 I cover the waterfront Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 68798 10-in. 3/10/1941 In the gloaming Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 68799 10-in. 3/10/1941 Long, long ago Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 68997 10-in. 4/11/1941 Hey lawdy Mama Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 68998 10-in. 4/11/1941 I'll get mine bye and bye Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 68999 10-in. 4/11/1941 (Now) Do you call that a buddy? Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 69000 10-in. 4/11/1941 Yes Suh! Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 93787 10-in. 11/16/1941 When it's sleepy time down south Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 93788 10-in. 11/16/1941 Leap frog Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 93789 10-in. 11/16/1941 I used to love you (but it's all over now) Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca 93790 10-in. 11/16/1941 (I'll be glad when you're dead) You rascal you Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 1084 10-in. 11/15/1937 Once in a while Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1085 10-in. 11/15/1937 On the sunny side of the street Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1132 10-in. 1/12/1938 Satchel mouth swing Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 1133 10-in. 1/12/1938 Jubilee Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 1134 10-in. 1/12/1938 Struttin' with some barbecue Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 1135 10-in. 1/12/1938 The trumpet player's lament Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 1136 10-in. 1/13/1938 I double dare you Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 1137 10-in. 1/13/1938 True confession Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 1138 10-in. 1/13/1938 Let that be a lesson to you Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
(Results 151-175 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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