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 51-75 of 125 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W490014 10-in. 12/10/1929 I ain't got nobody (And nobody cares for me) Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W490015 10-in. 12/10/1929 Dallas blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
OKeh W490016 10-in. 12/13/1929 St. Louis blues Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62328 10-in. 7/2/1937 Public melody number one Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62329 10-in. 7/2/1937 Yours and mine Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62330 10-in. 7/2/1937 Red cap Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62335 10-in. 7/7/1937 She's the daughter of a planter from Havana Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62336 10-in. 7/7/1937 Alexander's ragtime band Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62337 10-in. 7/7/1937 Cuban Pete Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62338 10-in. 7/7/1937 I've got a heart full of rhythm Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62339 10-in. 7/7/1936 Sun showers Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 63775 10-in. 5/13/1938 So little time Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 63776 10-in. 5/13/1938 Mexican swing Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 63777 10-in. 5/13/1938 As long as you live Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 63778 10-in. 5/13/1938 When the Saints go marchin' in Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 63809 10-in. 5/18/1938 on the sentimentccl side Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 63810 10-in. 5/18/1938 It's wonderful Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 63811 10-in. 5/18/1938 Something tells me Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 63812 10-in. 5/18/1938 Love walked in Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 64604 10-in. 9/9/1938 Safety locked up in my heart Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 64605 10-in. 9/9/1938 Everything's wrong, ain't nothing right Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 64606 10-in. 9/9/1938 Harlem on Saturday night Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 64607 10-in. 9/9/1938 Knock-kneed Sal (on the mourner's bench) Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 64658 10-in. 9/13/1938 Try and get it Bea Foote instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 64659 10-in. 9/13/1938 Jive lover Bea Foote instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 51-75 of 125 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Higginbotham, J. C.," accessed April 11, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106094.

Higginbotham, J. C.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 11, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106094.

"Higginbotham, J. C.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 11 April 2021.

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