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 26-50 of 125 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-58582 10-in. 2/18/1930 You might get better but you'll never get well Henry Allen ; Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-58583 10-in. 2/18/1930 Everybody shout Henry Allen ; Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-58584 10-in. 2/18/1930 Dancing Dave Henry Allen ; Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-010571 10-in. 6/14/1937 Hot Club stomp Mezz Mezzrow Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-010572 10-in. 6/14/1937 The swing session's called to order Mezz Mezzrow Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-046156 10-in. 1/3/1940 When day is done Coleman Hawkins' All-Star Octet Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-046157 10-in. 1/3/1940 The sheik of Araby Coleman Hawkins' All-Star Octet Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-046158 10-in. 1/3/1940 My blue heaven Coleman Hawkins' All-Star Octet Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-046159 10-in. 1/3/1940 Bouncing with Bean Coleman Hawkins' All-Star Octet Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-060331 10-in. 1/16/1941 Bugle call rag Metronome All Star Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-060332 10-in. 1/16/1941 One o'clock jump Metronome All Star Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W265144 10-in. 9/29/1933 Jamaica shout-1 Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W401690 10-in. 3/5/1929 I can’t give you anything but love Louis Armstrong ; Savoy Ballroom Five Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W401691 10-in. 3/5/1929 Mahogany Hall stomp Louis Armstrong ; Savoy Ballroom Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W402939 10-in. 9/9/1929 Feeling the spirit Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W402966 10-in. 9/18/1929 Six or seven times The Little Chocolate Dandies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
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, trombone  
OKeh W403494 10-in. 12/10/1929 Dallas blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W403495 10-in. 12/13/1929 St. Louis blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W403496 10-in. 12/13/1929 Rockin' chair Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, trombone  
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 instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W403714 10-in. 2/1/1930 Bessie couldn't help it Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W403715 10-in. 2/1/1930 Blue, turning grey over you Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W403736 10-in. 2/5/1930 Give me your telephone number J. C. Higginbotham ; Six HIcks Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
OKeh W403737 10-in. 2/5/1930 Higginbotham blues J. C. Higginbotham ; Six HIcks Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
(Results 26-50 of 125 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Higginbotham, J. C.," accessed April 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106094.

Higginbotham, J. C.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106094.

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