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Gene Sedric

Gene Sedric (June 17, 1907, St. Louis, Missouri – April 3, 1963, New York City) was an American jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist. He acquired the nickname "Honey Bear" in the 1930s because of his large camelhair coat.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 17th, 1907 (St. Louis), Died April 3rd, 1963 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet

See Also: Honey Bear

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-83699 10-in. 8/17/1934 Georgia May Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-84106 10-in. 8/17/1934 Then I'll be tired of you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-84107 10-in. 8/17/1934 Don't let It bother you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and dialogue (take 1); with male vocal solo (take 2) instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-84108 10-in. 8/17/1934 Have a little dream on me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-01801 10-in. 11/29/1936 Hallelujah! Things look rosy now Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-01802 10-in. 11/29/1936 Hallelujah! Things look rosy now Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-01803 10-in. 11/29/1936 'T'ain't good (Like a nickel made of wood) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, saxophone  
Victor BS-01804 10-in. 11/29/1936 'T'ain't good (Like a nickel made of wood) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-01805 10-in. 11/29/1936 Swingin' them jingle bells Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-01806 10-in. 11/29/1936 Swingin' them jingle bells Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-01807 10-in. 11/29/1936 A thousand dreams of you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-01808 10-in. 11/29/1936 A thousand dreams of you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-01809 10-in. 11/29/1936 A rhyme for love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-01810 10-in. 11/29/1936 I adore you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-03840 10-in. 12/24/1936 Havin' a ball Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-03841 10-in. 12/24/1936 I'm sorry I made you cry Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-03842 10-in. 12/24/1936 Who's afraid of love? Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-03843 10-in. 12/24/1936 Please keep me in your dreams Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-03844 10-in. 12/24/1936 One in a million Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-03845 10-in. 12/24/1936 Nero Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-07745 10-in. 4/9/1937 You showed me the way Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07746 10-in. 4/9/1937 You showed me the way Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07747 10-in. 4/9/1937 Boo-hoo Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07748 10-in. 4/9/1937 The love bug will bite you (If you don't watch out) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07749 10-in. 4/9/1937 San Anton' Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07750 10-in. 4/9/1937 San Anton' Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07751 10-in. 4/9/1937 I've got a new lease on love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07752 10-in. 4/9/1937 I've got a new lease on love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07753 10-in. 4/9/1937 Sweet heartache Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-07754 10-in. 4/9/1937 Sweet heartache Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor CS-07755 12-in. 4/9/1937 Honeysuckle rose Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-022432 10-in. 4/12/1938 Skrontch Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027289 10-in. 10/13/1938 Two sleepy people Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027290 10-in. 10/13/1938 Shame! Shame! (Everybody knows your name) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027291 10-in. 10/13/1938 I'll never forgive myself (For not forgiving you) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027292 10-in. 10/13/1938 You look good to me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027293 10-in. 10/13/1938 Tell me with your kisses Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-027294 10-in. 10/13/1938 Yacht club swing Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-030363 10-in. 12/7/1938 Love, I'd give my life for you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-030364 10-in. 12/7/1938 I wish I had you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-030365 10-in. 12/7/1938 I'll dance at your wedding Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-030366 10-in. 12/7/1938 Imagine my surprise Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-030367 10-in. 12/7/1938 I won't believe it (Till I hear it from you) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-030368 10-in. 12/7/1938 The spider and the fly Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-030369 10-in. 12/7/1938 Patty cake, patty cake (Baker man) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-031530 10-in. 1/19/1939 A good man is hard to find Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-031531 10-in. 1/19/1939 You out-smarted yourself Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-031532 10-in. 1/19/1939 Last night a miracle happened Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-031533 10-in. 1/19/1939 Good for nothin' but love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-031534 10-in. 1/19/1939 Hold tight (Want some sea food mama) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-031535 10-in. 1/19/1939 Kiss me with your eyes Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-032942 10-in. 3/9/1939 You asked for it—you got it Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-032943 10-in. 3/9/1939 Some rainy day Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-032944 10-in. 3/9/1939 'Tain't what you do (It's the way that cha do it) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-032945 10-in. 3/9/1939 Got no time Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-032946 10-in. 3/9/1939 Step up and shake my hand Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-032947 10-in. 3/9/1939 Undecided Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-032948 10-in. 3/9/1939 Remember who you're promised to Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-041528 10-in. 8/10/1939 (When you) Squeeze me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-041529 10-in. 8/10/1939 Bless you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-041530 10-in. 8/10/1939 It's the tune that counts Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-041531 10-in. 8/10/1939 Abdullah Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-041532 10-in. 8/10/1939 Who'll take my place (When I'm gone) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-041533 10-in. 8/10/1939 Bond Street Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-043346 10-in. 11/3/1939 It's you who taught it to me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-043347 10-in. 11/3/1939 Suitcase Susie Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-043348 10-in. 11/3/1939 Your feet's too big Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-043349 10-in. 11/3/1939 You're lettin' the grass grow under your feet Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-043350 10-in. 11/3/1939 Darktown Strutters' Ball Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-043351 10-in. 11/3/1939 I can't give you anything but love, baby Una Mae Carlisle ; Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet (take 1); with male vocal solo (take 2) instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-048775 10-in. 4/11/1940 Old Grand Dad Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz.band sextet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-048776 10-in. 4/11/1940 Fat and greasy Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz.band sextet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-048777 10-in. 4/11/1940 Little Curley Hair in a high chair Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz.band sextet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-048778 10-in. 4/11/1940 (You're a) Square from Delaware Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz.band sextet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-048779 10-in. 4/11/1940 You run your mouth, I'll run my business Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz.band sextet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-048780 10-in. 4/11/1940 Too tired Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz.band sextet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-048781 10-in. 4/11/1940 "Send me" Jackson Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz.band sextet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-048782 10-in. 4/11/1940 Eep, ipe, wanna piece of pie Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz.band sextet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062762 10-in. 3/20/1941 Pan-Pan Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sedric, Gene," accessed November 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107220.

Sedric, Gene. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107220.

"Sedric, Gene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107220

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