Lou McGarity

Robert Louis McGarity (July 22, 1917 – August 28, 1971) was an American jazz trombonist who was a member of the Benny Goodman big band during the late 1930s and early 1940s. After serving in the military, he was a studio musician in New York City who performed in clubs at night with Eddie Condon and the Lawson/Haggard band. He was member of the World's Greatest Jazz Band at the end of the 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 22nd, 1917 (Athens), Died August 28th, 1971 (Alexandria)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, violin

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 236 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72865 10-in. 5/17/1945 (I'll build a) Stairway to paradise-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72866 10-in. 5/17/1945 Lady be good, part 1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72867 10-in. 5/17/1945 Lady be good, part 2 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72868 10-in. 5/17/1945 My one and only Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72933 10-in. 6/14/1945 Lady be good-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 72934 10-in. 6/14/1945 Swanee-2 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 73482 3/27/1946 She's funny that way-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 80039 10/7/1949 Muskrat ramble Firehouse Five Plus Two instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 80040 10/7/1949 South Rampart Street parade Firehouse Five Plus Two instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 81138 6/6/1951 Wolverine blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81139 6/6/1951 Dead man blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81157 6/13/1951 Milenberg joys Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81158 6/13/1951 Cannonball blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81193 6/20/1951 Kansas City stomp Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81194 6/20/1951 King Porter stomp Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81225 6/27/1951 Jelly Roll blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81226 6/27/1951 Sidewalk blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81799 11/1/1951 Snag it Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81800 11/1/1951 Willie the weeper Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81866 11/14/1951 High society Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 81867 11/14/1951 Dippermouth blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 82316 2/21/1952 Krooked blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 82317 2/21/1952 Canal Street blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 82318 2/21/1952 Snake rag Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
Decca 82415 3/5/1952 Snake rag Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone, violin  
(Results 1-25 of 236 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McGarity, Lou," accessed August 12, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106391.

McGarity, Lou. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106391.

"McGarity, Lou." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 12 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106391

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