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Billy Harper

Billy Harper (born January 17, 1943) is an American jazz saxophonist, "one of a generation of Coltrane-influenced tenor saxophonists" with a distinctively stern, hard-as-nails sound on his instrument.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 17th, 1943 (Houston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Vocalion E4288-E4289 10-in. 12/23/1926 Where do you work-a, John? (Push-a push-a push) Arthur Brown Male vocal solo, with piano, accordion, and effects vocalist, tenor vocal  
Vocalion E4290-E4291 10-in. 12/23/1926 If my baby cooks as good as she looks Arthur Brown Male vocal solo, with piano and effects vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harper, Billy," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106606.

Harper, Billy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106606.

"Harper, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106606

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