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Wesley Prince

Clarence Wesley "Wes" Prince (April 8, 1907 - 30 October 1980) was an American Jazz and R&B musician. He played the double bass.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 8th, 1907 (Pasadena), Died October 30th, 1980 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-049674 10-in. 5/10/1940 House of Morgan Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-049675 10-in. 5/10/1940 I'd be lost without you Helen Forrest ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-049676 10-in. 5/10/1940 Central Avenue breakdown Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-049677 10-in. 5/10/1940 Jack the bellboy Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-049932 10-in. 7/17/1940 Dough-ra-me Hampton Rhythm Boys ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-049933 10-in. 7/17/1940 Jivin' with Jarvis King Cole Trio ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet, with vocal instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-049934 10-in. 7/17/1940 Blue because of you Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-049935 10-in. 7/17/1940 I don't stand a ghost of a chance with you Helen Forrest ; Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69504 10-in. 7/16/1941 This will make you laugh-2 King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69505 10-in. 7/16/1941 Stop, the red light's on-1 King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69506 10-in. 7/16/1941 Hit the ramp (Instrumental) King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69507 10-in. 7/16/1941 I like to riff-1 King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69850 10-in. 10/22/1941 Call the police-1 King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69851 10-in. 10/22/1941 Are you fer it? King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69852 10-in. 10/22/1941 That ain't right King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 69853 10-in. 10/22/1941 Hit that jive, Jack-1 King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 93596 10-in. 3/14/1941 Babs-1 King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass, vocalist  
Decca 93597 10-in. 3/14/1941 Scotchin' with the soda-1 King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass, vocalist  
Decca 93598 10-in. 3/14/1941 Slow down King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 93599 10-in. 3/14/1941 Early morning blues (instr. ) King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca DLA 2255 10-in. 12/6/1940 Sweet Lorraine King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca DLA 2256 10-in. 12/6/1940 Honeysuckle rose King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca DLA 2257 10-in. 12/3/1940 Gone with the draft King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca DLA 2258 10-in. 12/3/1940 This side up King Cole Trio instrumentalist, string bass  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Prince, Wesley," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106528.

Prince, Wesley. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106528.

"Prince, Wesley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106528

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