Ed Allen

Edward Clifton Allen (December 15, 1897, Nashville, Tennessee – January 28, 1974, New York City) was an American jazz trumpeter and cornetist.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 15th, 1897 (Nashville), Died January 28th, 1974 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: cornet

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143612 10-in. 3/10/1927 Anywhere Sweetie goes (I'll be there) Dixie Washboard Band ; Shufflin' Sam Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W143613 10-in. 3/10/1927 Cushion foot stomp Dixie Washboard Band ; Shufflin' Sam Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148109 10-in. 3/20/1929 You can't sleep in my bed Mary Dixon Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148110 10-in. 3/20/1929 Daddy you got ev'rything Mary Dixon Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148533 10-in. 5/15/1929 I got what it takes (But it breaks my heart to give it away) Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quintet instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148534 10-in. 5/15/1929 Nobody knows you when you're down and out Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quintet instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148627 10-in. 5/25/1929 Down on Pennsylvania Avenue Bertha Idaho Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148628 10-in. 5/25/1929 Move it on out of here Bertha Idaho Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148970 10-in. 9/4/1929 Papa, I don't need you now Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148971 10-in. 9/4/1929 Tired of the way you do Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W148972 10-in. 9/4/1929 Breath and breeches Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W149455 10-in. 10/31/1929 Daddy, you're a low-down man Mary Dixon Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W149456 10-in. 10/31/1929 Unhappy blues Mary Dixon Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W149632 10-in. 12/31/1929 You can't stay here no more Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, cornet, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W149633 10-in. 12/31/1929 Let's get loose Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, cornet, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W149638 10-in. 1/3/1930 For my baby The Seven Gallon Jug Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W149639 10-in. 1/3/1930 What makes me love you so? The Seven Gallon Jug Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W149690 10-in. 12/6/1929 Wipe 'em off The Seven Gallon Jug Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo(s) instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W149691 10-in. 12/6/1929 What if I do The Seven Gallon Jug Band Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W150657 10-in. 7/22/1930 Hustlin' Dan Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W150658 10-in. 7/22/1930 Black Mountain blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W150684 10-in. 8/1/1930 Why can't you do it now? Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W150685 10-in. 8/1/1930 Low land moan Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W150783 10-in. 9/9/1930 Woman to woman Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
OKeh W81864 10-in. 11/25/1927 Yama Yama blues Clarence Williams’ Washboard Four Jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, cornet  
(Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allen, Ed," accessed September 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107247.

Allen, Ed. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107247.

"Allen, Ed." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 September 2021.

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