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, saxophone, baritone saxophone, arranger, alto saxophone, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 99 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  
Victor BS-058892 10-in. 1/20/1941 Boogie woogie bugle boy Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-058893 10-in. 1/20/1941 I came, I saw, I conga'd Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-058894 10-in. 1/20/1941 You're a lucky fellow, Mr.Smith Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-058895 10-in. 1/20/1941 This is new Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-058896 10-in. 1/20/1941 The two little squirrels (Nuts to you) Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Gee-Gee ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with vocal duet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-058897 10-in. 1/20/1941 Jenny Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-060988 10-in. 3/20/1941 Minnie from Trinidad Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-060989 10-in. 3/20/1941 And the band played on Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-060990 10-in. 3/20/1941 Just a little bit south of North Carolina Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-060991 10-in. 3/20/1941 What do you hear from your heart? Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-060992 10-in. 3/20/1941 We go well together Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-060993 10-in. 3/20/1941 Schottische at sunrise Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 99 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kincaide, Deane," accessed October 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106730.

Kincaide, Deane. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106730.

"Kincaide, Deane." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 October 2021.

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