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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 (Results 26-50 of 79 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 79 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sedric, Gene," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107220.

Sedric, Gene. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107220.

"Sedric, Gene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

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