Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra

Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra was the first Kansas City jazz band to achieve national recognition, which it acquired through national radio broadcasts. It was founded in 1918, as the Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra, by drummer Carleton Coon and pianist Joe Sanders.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1919

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-41374 10-in. 12/14/1927 Hallucinations Coon-Sanders Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-41375 10-in. 12/14/1927 Stay out of the South (If you want to miss heaven on Earth) Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor BVE-57499 10-in. 11/29/1929 We love us Joe Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-71928 10-in. 3/9/1932 Lo and behold Coon-Sanders Orchestra ; J. L. Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-71929 10-in. 3/9/1932 Let that be a lesson to you Coon-Sanders Orchestra ; J. L. Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-71930 10-in. 3/9/1932 What a life! (Trying to live without you) Coon-Sanders Orchestra ; J. L. Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-71931 10-in. 3/9/1932 Sing a new song Coon-Sanders Orchestra ; J. L. Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-72000 10-in. 3/24/1932 'Round my heart Coon-Sanders Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-72201 10-in. 3/24/1932 Keepin' out of mischief now Coon-Sanders Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-72202 10-in. 3/24/1932 I know you're lying, but I love it Coon-Sanders Orchestra ; J. L. Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-72203 10-in. 3/24/1932 I want to go home J. L. Sanders ; Coon-Sanders Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-72205 10-in. 3/24/1932 On revival day Coon-Sanders Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet and vocal ensemble Musical group  
Columbia 79697 10-in. 4/1/1921 Some little bird Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107781.

Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107781.

"Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107781

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