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 28, 1905 (Webster Groves), Died October 27, 1981 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1935
Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, cornet, composer
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Recordings (Results 26-39 of 39 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||W151597||10-in.||6/11/1931||Shipwreck blues||Bessie Smith||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||73778||10-in.||11/24/1925||Some of these mornings||Harry's Happy Four ; Sara Martin||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||73779||10-in.||11/24/1925||Yes sir, that's my baby||Harry's Happy Four ; Sara Martin||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||73780||10-in.||11/24/1925||Alabamy bound||Harry's Happy Four ; Sara Martin||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||73800||10-in.||12/1/1925||Blue, that's all||Harry's Happy Four||Jazz/dance quartet||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||73801||10-in.||12/1/1925||Western melody||Harry's Happy Four||Jazz/dance ensemble||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||W80644||10-in.||3/18/1927||Slow up, papa||Lizzie Miles||Female vocal solo, with violin and cornet||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||W80645||10-in.||3/18/1927||Grievin' mama blues||Lizzie Miles||Female vocal solo, with violin and cornet||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||W81063||10-in.||5/6/1927||You're no count triflin' man||Butterbeans & Susie ; Eddie Heywood Jazz Trio||Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental trio||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||W81064||10-in.||5/6/1927||Mama's gonna shorten your days||Butterbeans & Susie||Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental trio||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||W81065||10-in.||5/6/1927||Gonna make you sorry||Butterbeans & Susie||Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental trio||instrumentalist, cornet|
|OKeh||W401532||10-in.||1/15/1929||Savoy shout||Burning Eight ; Luis Russell||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Decca||90323||10-in.||9/13/1935||Joe Louis chant-2||Jones' Chicago Cosmopolitans||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||90324||10-in.||9/13/1935||Baby O' mine-1||Jones' Chicago Cosmopolitans||instrumentalist, trumpet|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Metcalf, Louis," accessed October 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107102.
Metcalf, Louis. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107102.
"Metcalf, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 October 2023.
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