Louis Metcalf

Louis Metcalf (February 28, 1905 - October 27, 1981) was an American jazz trumpeter who played for a short time with Duke Ellington.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 28th, 1905 (Webster Groves), Died October 27th, 1981 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, cornet, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 39 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39370 10-in. 10/26/1927 Creole love call Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-39371 10-in. 10/26/1927 Blues I love to sing Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-40155 10-in. 10/6/1927 Black and tan fantasie Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-40156 10-in. 10/6/1927 Washington wabble Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-41244 10-in. 12/19/1927 Harlem River quiver Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-41245 10-in. 12/19/1927 East St. Louis toodle-oo Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-41246 10-in. 12/19/1927 Blue bubbles Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-48333 10-in. 2/1/1929 Call of the freaks King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-48334 10-in. 2/1/1929 The trumpet's prayer King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-49649 10-in. 1/16/1929 Freakish light blues King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-49650 10-in. 1/16/1929 West End blues King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-58582 10-in. 2/18/1930 You might get better but you'll never get well Henry Allen ; Henry Allen and his New York Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W142165 10-in. 5/7/1926 The man I love is oh so good Maggie Jones and her Band Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W142166 10-in. 5/7/1926 I'm leaving you Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W142167 10-in. 5/7/1926 I'm a real kind mama Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W142168 10-in. 5/7/1926 You ain't gonna feed in my pasture now Maggie Jones and her Band Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W143689 10-in. 3/19/1927 Soul and body (He belongs to me) Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W143690 10-in. 3/19/1927 Sorrow Valley blues Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W144621 10-in. 9/2/1927 Skiddle de scow Johnson's Jazzers Male vocal and instrumental trio instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W144622 10-in. 9/2/1927 Can I get it now? Johnson's Jazzers Male vocal and instrumental trio instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148923 10-in. 8/24/1929 Black dog blues Mary Dixon Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, guitar, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148924 10-in. 8/24/1929 Fire and thunder blues Mary Dixon Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, guitar, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W151594 10-in. 6/10/1931 In the house blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W151595 10-in. 6/10/1931 Long old road Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W151596 10-in. 6/11/1931 Blue blue Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, cornet  
(Results 1-25 of 39 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Metcalf, Louis," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107102.

Metcalf, Louis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107102.

"Metcalf, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

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