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 (Results 1-25 of 33 records)

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-047206 10-in. 2/15/1940 Tzigainer chasene Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Dave Tarras Instrumental quintet, with clarinet solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-047207 10-in. 2/15/1940 Bardichiver nigun Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Dave Tarras Instrumental quintet, with clarinet solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-047208 10-in. 2/15/1940 Chusen kale tanz Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Dave Tarras Instrumental quintet, with clarinet solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-047209 10-in. 2/15/1940 Mazel tov Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Dave Tarras Instrumental quintet, with clarinet solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-047211 10-in. 2/15/1940 Sol sein gelebt Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Dave Tarras Instrumental quintet, with clarinet solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-047213 10-in. 2/15/1940 Broiges tanz Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Dave Tarras Instrumental quintet, with clarinet solo 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  
Victor BS-068577 10-in. 12/17/1941 Der glatter bulgar Dave Tarras Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio composer, leader, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-068578 10-in. 12/17/1941 Kiever Sher Dave Tarras Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio composer, leader, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-068579 10-in. 12/17/1941 Frailacher Nushiele Dave Tarras Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio composer, leader, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-068580 10-in. 12/17/1941 Happy birthday, Dineli Dave Tarras Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio leader, instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor BS-068581 10-in. 12/17/1941 Britchaner bulgar Dave Tarras Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio composer, leader, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-068582 10-in. 12/17/1941 Hora und Sirba Dave Tarras Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio composer, leader, instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 1-25 of 33 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tarras, Dave," accessed February 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106264.

Tarras, Dave. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106264.

"Tarras, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 February 2021.

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

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