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Russell Procope

Russell Procope (August 11, 1908 – January 21, 1981), was an American clarinetist and alto saxophonist who was a member of the Duke Ellington orchestra.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 11th, 1908 (New York City), Died January 21st, 1981 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, clarinet, saxophone, flute, soprano saxophone, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-48433 10-in. 12/6/1928 Everybody loves my honey now Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-48434 10-in. 12/6/1928 Red hot pepper Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-48435 10-in. 12/6/1928 Deep creek Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-48436 10-in. 12/6/1928 You oughter see my gal Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor BS-06462 10-in. 3/26/1937 The love bug will bite you (if you don't watch out) Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-06463 10-in. 3/26/1937 Would you like to buy a dream? Beatrice Douglas ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-06464 10-in. 3/26/1937 Big Boy Blue Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-06465 10-in. 3/26/1937 Where is the sun? Beatrice Douglas ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-06466 10-in. 3/26/1937 The Harlem twister Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-06467 10-in. 3/26/1937 My Marie Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07925 10-in. 4/23/1937 I know now Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07926 10-in. 4/23/1937 The lady who couldn't be kissed Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07927 10-in. 4/23/1937 (Have you forgotten) The you and me that used to be Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07928 10-in. 4/23/1937 A study in brown Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07929 10-in. 4/23/1937 Twilight in Turkey Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07930 10-in. 4/23/1937 China boy Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-035394 10-in. 4/3/1939 It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor BS-037614 10-in. 6/9/1939 If it's good (Then I want it) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037615 10-in. 6/9/1939 Stand by! For further announcements (And more good news) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037616 10-in. 6/9/1939 Ain't cha comin' home Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-067978 10-in. 10/7/1941 Tweed me John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-067979 10-in. 10/7/1941 Move over John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-067980 10-in. 10/7/1941 Wondering where Buster Bailey ; John Kirby Orchestra ; Russell Procope ; Charlie Shavers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-071900 10-in. 2/11/1942 Keep smilin' (Keep laughin', be happy) Buster Bailey ; John Kirby Orchestra ; Russell Procope ; Charlie Shavers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor BS-071902 10-in. 2/11/1942 No blues at all John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 106 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Procope, Russell," accessed September 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107084.

Procope, Russell. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107084.

"Procope, Russell." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 September 2020.

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