J. C. Higginbotham

Jay C. (Jack) Higginbotham (May 11, 1906 – May 26, 1973) was an American jazz trombonist. His playing was robust and swinging.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 11th, 1906, Died May 26th, 1973 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, composer, leader, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 121 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-48333 10-in. 2/1/1929 Call of the freaks King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-48334 10-in. 2/1/1929 The trumpet's prayer King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-49649 10-in. 1/16/1929 Freakish light blues King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-49650 10-in. 1/16/1929 West End blues King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-53929 10-in. 7/17/1929 Feeling drowsy Henry Allen ; New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-53930 10-in. 7/17/1929 Swing out Henry Allen ; New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone, composer  
Victor BVE-55133 10-in. 7/16/1929 It should be you Henry Allen ; New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-55134 10-in. 7/16/1929 Biff'ly blues Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-55852 10-in. 9/24/1929 Make a country bird fly wild Henry Allen ; Four Wanderers ; New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-55853 10-in. 9/24/1929 Funny feathers blues Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra ; Victoria Spivey Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-55854 10-in. 9/24/1929 How do they do it that way Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-55855 10-in. 9/24/1929 Pleasing Paul Henry Allen ; New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-56732 10-in. 10/1/1929 Blood hound blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-56733 10-in. 10/1/1929 Dirty T. B. blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-56734 10-in. 10/1/1929 Moaning the blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-56735 10-in. 10/1/1929 Telephoning the blues Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-57080 10-in. 11/13/1929 Sweet Peter Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-57081 10-in. 11/13/1929 Jersey Joe Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-57082 10-in. 11/13/1929 Mississippi Mildred Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-57083 10-in. 11/13/1929 Mint julep Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-57926 10-in. 12/18/1929 Lookin' for another sweetie Fats Waller’s Buddies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-57927 10-in. 12/18/1929 Ridin' but walkin' Fats Waller’s Buddies Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-57928 10-in. 12/18/1929 Won't you get off it please Fats Waller’s Buddies Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-57929 10-in. 12/18/1929 When I'm alone Fats Waller’s Buddies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-58581 10-in. 2/18/1930 Sugar Hill function Henry Allen ; Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 121 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Higginbotham, J. C.," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106094.

Higginbotham, J. C.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106094.

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