Charlie Green

Charlie Green (1893 – November 27, 1935) was an American jazz musician, who was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and died in New York City. He was one of the early jazz trombonists and the soloist in the Fletcher Henderson orchestra (joining slightly before Louis Armstrong).

Birth and Death Data: Born 1900 (Omaha), Died February 1, 1936 (Harlem)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-74822 10-in. 12/8/1932 I hate to leave you now Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with trumpet solo and male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 81513 10-in. 1/31/1924 Chicago blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 81514 10-in. 1/31/1924 31st Street blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 81893 10-in. 7/31/1924 Salt water blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 81907 10-in. 8/8/1924 Rainy weather blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 81917 10-in. 8/15/1924 When you go huntin', I'm goin' fishin' Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 140062 10-in. 9/26/1924 Weeping willow blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 140063 10-in. 9/26/1924 The bye bye blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 140134 10-in. 11/13/1924 Box car blues Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 140135 10-in. 11/13/1924 Western Union blues Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 140176 10-in. 12/13/1924 Dying gambler's blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 140192 10-in. 12/17/1924 You may go but you'll come back some day Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 140193 10-in. 12/17/1924 Early every morn' (I want my lovin') Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 140226 10-in. 1/7/1925 Nobody knows the way I feel dis mornin' Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia 140227 10-in. 1/7/1925 Broken busted blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140429 10-in. 3/13/1925 She's my Sheba, I'm her sheik Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with clarinet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140432 10-in. 3/14/1925 Cheatin' blues Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with clarinet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140493 10-in. 4/2/1925 My John blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140533 10-in. 4/16/1925 Undertaker's blues Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano and trombone instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140534 10-in. 4/16/1925 North bound blues Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano and trombone instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140585 10-in. 5/5/1925 Cake walking babies Fletcher Henderson’s Hot Six ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140586 10-in. 5/6/1925 The Yellow Dog blues Fletcher Henderson’s Hot Six ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140601 10-in. 5/14/1925 Soft pedal blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140604 10-in. 5/15/1925 Careless love blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140605 10-in. 5/15/1925 He's gone blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140606 10-in. 5/15/1925 Nashville woman's blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140607 10-in. 5/15/1925 Dixie Flyer blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140625 10-in. 5/26/1925 Nashville woman's blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140626 10-in. 5/26/1925 Careless love blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140629 10-in. 5/27/1925 J. C. Holmes blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140630 10-in. 5/27/1925 I ain't gonna play no second fiddle Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W141283 10-in. 11/18/1925 At the Christmas ball Charlie Green ; Fletcher Henderson ; Bessie Smith ; Joe Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W141284 10-in. 11/18/1925 Telephone blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W141285 10-in. 11/18/1925 I've been mistreated and I don't like it Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W143575 10-in. 3/3/1927 Trombone Cholly Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W143576 10-in. 3/3/1927 Send me to the 'lectric chair Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W143583 10-in. 3/3/1927 Them's graveyard words Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W143584 10-in. 3/3/1927 Hot springs blues Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W145626 10-in. 2/9/1928 Thinking blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W145627 10-in. 2/9/1928 Pickpocket blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W145628 10-in. 2/9/1928 I used to be your sweet mama Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W145670 10-in. 2/21/1928 Standin' in the rain blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W145671 10-in. 2/21/1928 It won't be you Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W145672 10-in. 2/21/1928 I'm a cheater Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W145785 10-in. 3/20/1928 Empty bed blues Porter Grainger ; Charlie Green ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W145786 10-in. 3/20/1928 Empty bed blues Porter Grainger ; Charlie Green ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W145787 10-in. 3/20/1928 Put it right here (Or keep it out there) Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W147889 10-in. 1/26/1929 Daddy don't put that thing on me blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W147890 10-in. 1/26/1929 It's tight like that Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W150131 10-in. 3/27/1930 Keep it to yourself Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W150132 10-in. 3/27/1930 New Orleans hop scop blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W150458 10-in. 4/12/1930 See if I'll care Charlie Green ; Bessie Smith ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W150459 10-in. 4/12/1930 Baby, have pity on me Charlie Green ; Bessie Smith ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W151594 10-in. 6/10/1931 In the house blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W151595 10-in. 6/10/1931 Long old road Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W151596 10-in. 6/11/1931 Blue blue Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W151597 10-in. 6/11/1931 Shipwreck blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Green, Charlie," accessed October 4, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106759.

Green, Charlie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 4, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106759.

"Green, Charlie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 4 October 2022.

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