Dave Tarras

Dave Tarras (1895 – February 13, 1989) was possibly the most famous 20th century klezmer musician. He is known for his long career and his very skilled clarinet playing.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1897 (Ternivka), Died February 13th, 1989 (Oceanside)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, composer, leader, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-33871 10-in. 11/16/1925 Der Yiddisher march Joseph Cherniavsky ; Yiddish American Jazz Band Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BVE-33872 10-in. 11/16/1925 Kalle bezetzens un a freilachs Joseph Cherniavsky ; Yiddish American Jazz Band Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BVE-33873 10-in. 11/16/1925 Chasene niginim Joseph Cherniavsky ; Yiddish American Jazz Band Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BVE-33874 10-in. 11/16/1925 Noch havdolo beim rebin Joseph Cherniavsky ; Yiddish American Jazz Band Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BVE-33877 10-in. 11/17/1925 Oy, vai, Titina Joseph Cherniavsky ; Yiddish American Jazz Band Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BVE-33878 10-in. 11/17/1925 Chasidim un misnagdim Joseph Cherniavsky ; Yiddish American Jazz Band Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BVE-33879 10-in. 11/17/1925 Dem zaden's tanz Joseph Cherniavsky ; Yiddish American Jazz Band Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BVE-33928 10-in. 11/17/1925 Machetunim tanz Joseph Cherniavsky ; Yiddish American Jazz Band Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BVE-58343 10-in. 12/30/1929 Noch a glezel wein Dave Tarras Clarinet solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet, songwriter  
Victor BVE-58344 10-in. 12/30/1929 In a sheink Dave Tarras Clarinet solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-065001 10-in. 4/15/1941 Chasapiko tou gamou (Χασαπικο του γαμου) Dave Tarras Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio composer, leader  
Victor BS-065002 10-in. 4/15/1941 Shifra tantzt (Shifra dances) Dave Tarras Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio composer, leader  
Victor BS-065007 10-in. 4/15/1941 Sirmpa (Σιρμπα) Dave Tarras Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio composer, leader  
Columbia W107726 10-in. March 1927 Zorg nit mama (זאָרג ניט, מאַמע) Abe Schwartz's Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet  
Columbia W107727 10-in. March 1927 In Odess, in Odess Abe Schwartz's Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tarras, Dave," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106264.

Tarras, Dave. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106264.

"Tarras, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106264

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