Omer Simeon

Omer Victor Simeon (July 21, 1902 – September 17, 1959) was an American jazz clarinetist. He also played soprano, alto, and baritone saxophone and bass clarinet.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 21st, 1902 (New Orleans), Died September 17th, 1959 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, alto saxophone, saxophone, baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, leader, tenor saxophone, bass clarinet

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 100 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-051524 10-in. 6/19/1940 Topsy-turvy Earl Hines Orchestra ; Walter Fuller Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-051525 10-in. 6/19/1940 Blue because of you Earl Hines Orchestra ; Leroy Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-051526 10-in. 6/19/1940 You can depend on me Earl Hines Orchestra ; Walter Fuller Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-051527 10-in. 6/19/1940 Tantalizing a Cuban Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
OKeh W401114 10-in. 9/12/1928 My handy man Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, clarinet  
OKeh W401115 10-in. 9/12/1928 Organ grinder blues Clarence Williams’ Blue Five ; Victoria Spivey Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick C4104 10-in. 8/21/1929 Smokehouse blues Omer Simeon Clarinet solo, with piano and traps instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick C4105 10-in. 8/21/1929 Beau-Koo Jack Omer Simeon Clarinet solo, with piano and traps instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick C4330 10-in. 9/11/1929 Beau-koo Jack Omer Simeon Clarinet solo, with banjo and piano instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick C4331 10-in. 9/11/1929 Beau-Koo Jack Omer Simeon Clarinet solo, with banjo and piano instrumentalist, clarinet  
Brunswick C4391 10-in. 9/23/1929 Story book ball Dixie Rhythm Kings ; Omer Simeon Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick C4392 10-in. 9/23/1929 Easy rider Dixie Rhythm Kings ; Omer Simeon Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick C4393 10-in. 9/23/1929 The chant Dixie Rhythm Kings ; Omer Simeon Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick C4394 10-in. 9/23/1929 Congo love song Dixie Rhythm Kings ; Omer Simeon Jazz/dance band leader  
Decca 39356 10-in. 2/12/1935 Disappointed in love Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 39357 10-in. 2/12/1935 Rhythm lullaby-1 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 39358 10-in. 2/12/1935 Japanese sandman-2 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 39359 10-in. 2/12/1935 Bubbling over-1 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 39360 10-in. 2/12/1935 Blue because of you-2 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 39361 10-in. 2/12/1935 Julia-3 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 71756 10-in. 2/8/1944 Back door stuff, part 1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71757 10-in. 2/8/1944 Back door stuff, part 2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71758 10-in. 2/8/1944 The goon came on Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71759 10-in. 2/8/1944 Once too often Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71760 10-in. 2/8/1944 Jeep rhythm Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 51-75 of 100 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Simeon, Omer," accessed June 14, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106307.

Simeon, Omer. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106307.

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