Deane Kincaide

Robert Deane Kincaide (March 18, 1911 – August 14, 1992) was an American jazz reedist.

Kincaide was born in Houston but raised in Decatur, Illinois, and began playing professionally and working as an arranger in the early 1930s. He worked with Wingy Manone in 1932, then took a job with Ben Pollack from 1933 to 1935, also arranging for Benny Goodman on the side. He joined Bob Crosby's group in 1935, and worked with Woody Herman and Manone again; at the end of the decade he worked briefly with Tommy Dorsey. In the first half of the 1940s he worked with Joe Marsala, Glenn Miller, Ray Noble, and Muggsy Spanier. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, playing in a ship's band on the USS Franklin (CV-13). He joined Ray McKinley's band in 1946, working with him until 1950. From the 1950s until the early 1980s Kincaide worked primarily as an arranger for television. He died, aged 91, in St. Cloud, Florida.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 18th, 1911 (Houston), Died August 14th, 1992

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, saxophone, arranger, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 79 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-027210 10-in. 9/22/1938 Stompin' at the stadium Skeets Herfurt ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027211 10-in. 9/22/1938 Have you forgotten so soon? Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-033733 10-in. 2/15/1939 Peckin' with the penguins Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-037134 10-in. 5/22/1939 Rendezvous in Paree Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037135 10-in. 5/22/1939 How am I to know Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037136 10-in. 5/22/1939 Is it possible Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037137 10-in. 5/22/1939 Well all right! (Tonight's the night) Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037138 10-in. 5/22/1939 La rosita Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037139 10-in. 5/22/1939 All I remember is you Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037140 10-in. 5/22/1939 Judgment is coming Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor CS-037141 10-in. 5/22/1939 Swing low sweet chariot Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-038108 10-in. 7/20/1939 Hong Kong blues Skeets Herfurt ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger  
Victor BS-042738 10-in. 9/27/1939 Indian summer Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger  
Decca 39562 10-in. 6/1/1935 Flowers for Madame Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39563 10-in. 6/1/1935 The Dixieland band-1 Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39564 10-in. 6/1/1935 In a little gypsy tea room Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39565 10-in. 6/1/1935 Beale Street blues Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39679 10-in. 7/5/1935 I'm in the mood for Jove Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39680 10-in. 7/5/1935 East of the sun Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39681 10-in. 7/5/1935 Two together Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39682 10-in. 7/5/1935 And then some Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39865 10-in. 8/19/1935 I'm sitting high on a hill-top Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39866 10-in. 8/19/1935 Thanks a million Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39867 10-in. 8/19/1935 Tender is the night Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 39868 10-in. 8/19/1935 Roll along, prairie moon Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 79 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kincaide, Deane," accessed August 8, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106730.

Kincaide, Deane. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 8, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106730.

"Kincaide, Deane." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 8 August 2020.

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