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Harry Reser

Harrison Franklin Reser (January 17, 1896 – September 27, 1965) was an American banjo player and bandleader. Born in Piqua, Ohio, Reser was best known as the leader of The Clicquot Club Eskimos. He was regarded by some as the best banjoist of the 1920s.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 17th, 1896 (Ohio), Died San Francisco

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: banjo, leader, arranger, composer, ukulele, guitar, director, vocalist, lute, songwriter, mandolin

See Also: Len and Joe Higgins

Recordings (Results 126-150 of 885 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W145272 10-in. 12/5/1927 Normandy Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145391 10-in. 12/23/1927 When the Robert E. Lee comes to town Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble leader  
Columbia W145392 10-in. 12/23/1927 I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble leader  
Columbia W145494 10-in. 1/10/1928 I found a horseshoe Night Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145495 10-in. 1/10/1928 Grass grows greener 'way down home Night Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145496 10-in. 1/10/1928 Is everybody happy now? Night Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145571 10-in. 1/25/1928 Henry's made a lady out of Lizzie Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Columbia W145572 10-in. 1/25/1928 Gee! I'm glad I'm home Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145662 10-in. 2/23/1928 Wings Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145663 10-in. 2/23/1928 Humoreskimo Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145683 10-in. 2/24/1928 Kentucky wedding chimes Len and Joe Higgins Banjo solo, with guitar instrumentalist, banjo, composer  
Columbia W145684 10-in. 2/24/1928 Medley of old Southern melodies Len and Joe Higgins Banjo solo, with guitar instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W145780 10-in. 3/19/1928 I don't know what to do Night Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145781 10-in. 3/19/1928 I do not choose to run Night Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145782 10-in. 3/19/1928 Hey! Hey! Hazel Night Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146272 10-in. 4/21/1928 Crazy rhythm Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146273 10-in. 4/21/1928 Imagination Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, leader  
Columbia W146446 10-in. 6/14/1928 Too busy! Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146447 10-in. 6/14/1928 Beautiful face, have a heart Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 146644 10-in. 7/16/1928 Mississippi mud Lester Cortes ; Jerome Conrad and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146645 10-in. 7/16/1928 Mr. Hoover and Mr. Smith Jerome Conrad and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia W146646 10-in. 7/16/1928 When Eliza rolls her eyes Lester Cortes ; Jerome Conrad and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146737 10-in. 7/17/1928 The cat and the dog Harry Reser Banjo solo, with piano instrumentalist, banjo, composer  
Columbia W146738 10-in. 7/17/1928 Fair and warmer Harry Reser Banjo solo, with piano instrumentalist, banjo, composer  
Columbia W146835 10-in. 8/14/1928 When Eliza rolls her eyes Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 126-150 of 885 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reser, Harry," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106771.

Reser, Harry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106771.

"Reser, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106771

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