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 (Results 26-50 of 57 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 57 records)

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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