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Ray Conniff

Joseph Raymond Conniff (November 6, 1916 – October 12, 2002) was an American bandleader and arranger best known for his Ray Conniff Singers during the 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 6, 1916 (Attleboro), Died October 12, 2002 (Escondido)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, arranger, composer, leader

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 117 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MS-023740[d] [DAHR Test] 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately late April 1935 Don't wake my heart Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Dick Wharton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor MS-023738 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early June 1936 Now it can be told Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Ruth Gaylor Jazz/dance band and female vocal soloist instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor MS-023739 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early June 1936 Flat foot floogie Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Ruth Gaylor ; Bernie Mackey Jazz/dance band and vocal soloists instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor MS-023740 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early June 1936 Cowboy from Brooklyn Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Dick Wharton Jazz/dance band and male vocal solos instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor MS-023741 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early June 1936 Pied piper Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Ruth Gaylor Jazz/dance band and female vocal soloist instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor MS-023742 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early June 1936 Wearin' of the green Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor MS-024474 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early July 1838 Small fry Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Ruth Gaylor Jazz/dance band and female vocal solos instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor MS-024475 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early July 1838 Hi yo, Silver Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Ruth Gaylor ; Dick Wharton Jazz/dance band and vocal soloists instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor MS-024476 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early July 1838 I used to be color blind Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor MS-024477 16-in. (33-1/3 rpm) approximately early July 1838 Sing, you sinners Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-035035 10-in. 3/15/1939 Little gates special Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-035036 10-in. 3/15/1939 Gangbusters' holiday Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-055194 10-in. 12/4/1940 Prelude in C major Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-068194 10-in. 11/12/1941 To a Broadway rose Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-070345 10-in. 10/30/1941 Just kiddin' around Artie Shaw Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-071710 10-in. 1/21/1942 Needlenose Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger, composer  
Victor BS-073424 10-in. 3/11/1942 Three little sisters Four V's ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-073425 10-in. 3/11/1942 Be brave, beloved Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-073426 10-in. 3/11/1942 Sleepy lagoon Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-073427 10-in. 3/11/1942 Coming out party Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 65942 10-in. 7/10/1939 You and your love Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 65943 10-in. 7/10/1939 Melancholy mood Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 65998 10-in. 7/24/1939 Over the rainbow Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 65999 10-in. 7/24/1939 Oh you crazy moon Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 66000 10-in. 7/24/1939 Day in, day out Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 117 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Conniff, Ray," accessed January 19, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106440.

Conniff, Ray. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106440.

"Conniff, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 19 January 2022.

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