Donald Voorhees

Donald Voorhees (July 26, 1903, Allentown, Pennsylvania – January 10, 1989, Cape May Court House, New Jersey) was an American composer and conductor who received an Emmy Award nomination for "Individual Achievements in Music" for his work on the television series, The Bell Telephone Hour.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 26, 1903 (Allentown), Died January 10, 1989 (Cape May Court House)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, conductor, piano, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 50 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W145870 10-in. 4/24/1928 Don't you change Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
OKeh W401192 10-in. 10/4/1928 American can Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 11249 10-in. 10/15/1926 Just one more kiss Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Lambert Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11250 10-in. 10/15/1926 I'd love to call you my sweetheart Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Lambert Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11301 10-in. 11/15/1926 Just a bird's eye view Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 11302 10-in. 11/15/1926 Because I love you Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Arthur Hart Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11303 10-in. 11/15/1926 Somebody's eyes Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Arthur Hart Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, songwriter  
Edison 11320 10-in. 11/19/1926 Because I love you Donald Voorhees Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 11321 10-in. 11/19/1926 For my sweetheart Donald Voorhees Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Edison 11342 10-in. 11/29/1926 Sunday Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Arthur Hart Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11442 10-in. 1/17/1927 Who do you love? Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Yates Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11443 10-in. 1/17/1927 Muddy water (A Mississippi moan) Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Yates Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11444 10-in. 1/17/1927 Blue skies Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Cooper Lawley ; Harold Yates Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet leader  
Edison 11541 10-in. 2/28/1927 Never without you Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Yates Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11542 10-in. 2/28/1927 I still believe in you Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Yates Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11543 10-in. 2/28/1927 Pardon the glove Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 11640 10-in. 4/11/1927 Dancing the devil away Vaughn De Leath ; Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Edison 11641 10-in. 4/11/1927 I'll always remember you Vaughn De Leath ; Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Edison 11642 10-in. 4/11/1927 The same old moon Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; J. Donald Parker Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11699 10-in. 5/16/1927 Room for two Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Yates Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11700 10-in. 5/16/1927 Dear eyes that haunt me Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 11701 10-in. 5/16/1927 With someone like you Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 11780 10-in. 7/6/1927 Show me that kind of a girl Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 11781 10-in. 7/6/1927 Oh! Doris! Where do you live? Don Voorhees Orchestra ; Arthur Fields Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 11782 10-in. 7/6/1927 Two little pretty birds Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 26-50 of 50 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Voorhees, Donald," accessed June 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106227.

Voorhees, Donald. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106227.

"Voorhees, Donald." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 June 2023.

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