Franz Jackson

Franz Jackson (November 1, 1912 – May 6, 2008) was an American saxophonist and clarinetist of the Chicago jazz school.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 1st, 1912 (Rock Island), Died May 6th, 2008

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, clarinet, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-055179 10-in. 12/2/1940 Comin' in home Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Decca 67292 10-in. 3/12/1940 Elephant swing Franz Jackson and his Jacksonians instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67293 10-in. 3/12/1940 Boogie woogie camp meeting Franz Jackson and his Jacksonians instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67294 10-in. 3/12/1940 Summer rhapsody Franz Jackson and his Jacksonians instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 67295 10-in. 3/12/1940 You're the maker of rain in my heart Franz Jackson and his Jacksonians instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 72297 10-in. 6/26/1944 I can't get started Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72298 10-in. 6/26/1944 After you've gone Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72299 10-in. 6/26/1944 Body and soul Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72430 10-in. 10/13/1944 Fish market Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72431 10-in. 10/13/1944 Twilight time Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72432 10/13/1944 St. Louis blues Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 90992 10-in. 11/23/1936 Something's wrong Laura Rucker and her Swing Boys instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 90993 10-in. 11/23/1936 Swing Mr. Rhythm Laura Rucker and her Swing Boys instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jackson, Franz," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107209.

Jackson, Franz. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107209.

"Jackson, Franz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107209

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