Ben Pickering

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-99917 10-in. 3/25/1936 You never looked so beautiful Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band (take 1); with female vocal solo (takes 2 and 3) instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-99919 10-in. 3/27/1936 It's you I'm talkin' about Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-99920 10-in. 3/27/1936 Will I ever know? Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-99949 10-in. 4/3/1936 Star dust Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-101454 10-in. 4/15/1936 Jada Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-064661 10-in. 8/4/1941 Afternoon of a faun Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor BS-064662 10-in. 8/4/1941 Afternoon of a faun Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band arranger  
Decca 71794 2/23/1944 In there Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71795 10-in. 2/23/1944 Saltin' away my sweet dreams Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71796 10-in. 2/23/1944 Baby won't you please come home Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71797 2/23/1944 The great lie Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71798 10-in. 2/24/1944 My heart isn't in it Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71799 10-in. 2/24/1944 Drop me off in Harlem Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71800 10-in. 2/24/1944 Gulf Coast blues Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71801 10-in. 2/24/1944 Flat top flip hiss lid Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pickering, Ben," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108202.

Pickering, Ben. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108202.

"Pickering, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108202

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