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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 September 27th, 1965 (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 151-175 of 902 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W146836 10-in. 8/14/1928 What a night for spooning Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 146998 10-in. 9/14/1928 Etiquette blues Lester Cortes ; Jerome Conrad and his Orchestra [Night Club Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 146999 10-in. 9/14/1928 When sweet Susie goes steppin' by Lester Cortes ; Jerome Conrad and his Orchestra [Night Club Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 147000 10-in. 9/14/1928 The prune song Si Higgins and his Sodbusters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147033 10-in. 10/1/1928 Come on, baby! Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147034 10-in. 10/1/1928 Avalon town Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147123 10-in. 10/17/1928 Old white mule Len and Joe Higgins Banjo solo, with guitar composer, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W147124 10-in. 10/17/1928 Slippery elm tree Len and Joe Higgins Banjo solo, with guitar composer, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W147387 10-in. 11/5/1928 Watching the clouds roll by Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147388 10-in. 11/5/1928 Cross roads Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147547 10-in. 12/28/1928 Don't be like that Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147548 10-in. 12/28/1928 My troubles are over Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 147668 10-in. 12/27/1928 Happy humming bird Lester Cortes ; Jerome Conrad Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147891 10-in. 1/28/1929 Olaf (You ought-a hear Olaf laff) Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W147892 10-in. 1/28/1929 In a little town called home sweet home Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W148037 10-in. 3/7/1929 Kansas City kitty Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W148038 10-in. 3/7/1929 I'm wild about horns on automobiles that go ta-ta-ta-ta Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W148433 10-in. 4/13/1929 I got a "code" in my "doze" Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W148436 10-in. 4/13/1929 It ain't no fault of mine Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W148497 10-in. 5/10/1929 Here comes the show boat Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W148504 10-in. 5/10/1929 Where did you get that name? Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W148615 10-in. 5/23/1929 Shore leave The Three Old Salts Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia W148616 10-in. 5/23/1929 Port hole blues The Three Old Salts Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia W148715 10-in. 6/19/1929 The flippity flop Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W148716 10-in. 6/19/1929 The whoopee hat brigade Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 151-175 of 902 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reser, Harry," accessed December 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106771.

Reser, Harry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106771.

"Reser, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 December 2021.

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

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