Will H. Vodery
Will Vodery (October 8, 1885 – November 18, 1951) was an African-American composer, conductor, orchestrator, and arranger, and one of the few black Americans of his time to make a name for himself as a composer on Broadway, working largely for Florenz Ziegfeld.
He had offices at the Gaiety Theatre office building in Times Square.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 8th, 1884, Died November 18th, 1951
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1925
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, arranger
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-15268||12-in.||10/13/1914||Carolina fox trot||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||38576||10-in.||1/21/1913||I certainly was going some||Bert Williams||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||39205||10-in.||2/4/1914||The Darktown Poker Club||Bert Williams||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||46944||10-in.||7/22/1916||The Lee family||Bert Williams||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||77933||10-in.||6/27/1918||Tishomingo blues||Yerkes Marimbaphone Band||Marimba band||composer|
|Columbia||78031||10-in.||8/29/1918||When I return||Bert Williams||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||37025||12-in.||ca. 1914||Carolina||Prince's Band||Band||composer|
|OKeh||S-70499||10-in.||Feb. 1922||Jig walk||Sophie Tucker||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||257W-259W||10-in.||1/23/1925||How come you do me like you do?||Tennessee Tooters||Jazz/dance band||arranger|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Vodery, Will H.," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106664.
Vodery, Will H.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106664.
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