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.

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 176-180 of 180 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca DLA 1139 10-in. 1/13/1938 Sweet as a song Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 2974 10-in. 4/17/1942 (Get some) Cash for your trash Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 2975 10-in. 4/17/1942 Among my souvenirs Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 2976 10-in. 4/17/1942 Coquette Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca DLA 2977 10-in. 4/17/1942 I never knew Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
(Results 176-180 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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