Walter Page

Walter Sylvester Page (February 9, 1900 – December 20, 1957) was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist and bandleader, best known for his groundbreaking work as a double bass player with Walter Page's Blue Devils and the Count Basie Orchestra.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 9th, 1900 (Gallatin), Died December 20th, 1957 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, leader, songwriter

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 84 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 64746 10-in. 11/16/1938 Dark rapture Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64747 10-in. 11/16/1938 Shorty George Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64748 10-in. 11/16/1938 The blues I like to hear Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64749 10-in. 11/16/1938 Do you wanna jump, children? Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64750 10-in. 11/16/1938 Panassie stomp Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64851 10-in. 1/5/1939 My heart belongs to Daddy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64852 10-in. 1/5/1939 Sing for your supper Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64954 10-in. 1/26/1939 Oh! Red Count Basie ; Freddie Green ; Jo Jones ; Walter Page instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64955 10-in. 1/26/1939 Fare thee honey, fare thee well Count Basie ; Freddie Green ; Jo Jones ; Walter Page instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64956 10-in. 1/26/1939 Dupree blues Count Basie ; Freddie Green ; Jo Jones ; Walter Page instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64957 10-in. 1/26/1939 When the sun goes down Count Basie ; Freddie Green ; Jo Jones ; Walter Page instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64958 10-in. 1/26/1939 Red wagon Count Basie ; Freddie Green ; Jo Jones ; Walter Page instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64978 10-in. 2/2/1939 You can depend on me Count Basie Sextet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64979 10-in. 2/3/1939 Cherokee, part 1 Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64980 10-in. 2/3/1939 Cherokee, part 2 Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64981 10-in. 2/3/1939 Blame it on my last affair Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64982 10-in. 2/4/1939 Jive at five Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64983 10-in. 2/4/1939 Thursday-1 Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64984 10-in. 2/4/1939 Evil blues-1 Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 64985 10-in. 2/4/1939 Oh, Lady be good-1 Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74676 1/11/1949 Move on up a little higher, part 1 Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74677 1/11/1949 Move on up a little higher, part 2 Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80324 1/11/1951 Use me Lord Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80325 1/11/1951 Somebody needs Jesus Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 80326 1/11/1951 Sin is to blame Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 51-75 of 84 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Page, Walter," accessed November 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106498.

Page, Walter. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106498.

"Page, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 November 2021.

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