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Seger Ellis

Seger Pillot Ellis (July 4, 1904 – September 29, 1995) was an American jazz pianist and vocalist. He also made a few brief film appearances, most notably in collaboration with director Ida Lupino.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 4, 1904 (Houston), Died September 29, 1995 (Houston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1948

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, piano, composer, arranger, speaker, leader, songwriter

Notes: The pseudonym, Arthur Terry, was used by both Seger Ellis and Smith Ballew.

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 246 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-32100 10-in. 3/17/1925 You'll want me back someday Lloyd Finlay ; Lloyd Finlay Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-32101 10-in. 3/17/1925 Mysterious blues Lloyd Finlay ; Lloyd Finlay Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-32104 10-in. 3/18/1925 Fiddlin' blues Lloyd Finlay ; Lloyd Finlay Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-32105 10-in. 3/18/1925 Mamma (Won't you come and ma-ma me) Lloyd Finlay ; Lloyd Finlay Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-32106 10-in. 3/18/1925 Prairie blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-32106 10-in. 8/10/1925 Prairie blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-32107 10-in. 3/18/1925 Sweet lovable you Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-33214 10-in. 8/10/1925 Sentimental blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-33215 10-in. 8/10/1925 Freight yard blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-33216 10-in. 8/10/1925 Ash can blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-33217 10-in. 8/11/1925 Sleepy blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-33218 10-in. 8/11/1925 Discarded blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-33219 10-in. 8/11/1925 Black and blue blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-33220 10-in. 8/11/1925 High valued mamma, papa's gonna low rate you blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-33221 10-in. 8/11/1925 Bally hoo blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-33222 10-in. 8/12/1925 Poke along blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor BVE-34550 10-in. 8/12/1925 You'll want me back someday Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-49635 10-in. 1/11/1929 O! What a night to love George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-[Unnumbered 1925-08-12-01] 10-in. 8/12/1925 Mamma! Won't you come and ma-ma me? Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor D5VB-0225 10-in. 4/23/1945 No, baby, nobody but you Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D5AB-0325 10-in. 4/17/1945 No, baby, nobody but you Lil Green Female vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass composer  
Victor D7VB-0155 10-in. 2/20/1947 I don't wanna miss Mississippi (anymore) Mildred Bailey ; Ellis Larkins Trio Female vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass composer  
Victor D7VB-0468 10-in. 2/17/1948 (I need ya') like I need a hole in the head Aristokats Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1413 10-in. 7/22/1947 I left myself wide open Deep River Boys Male vocal quartet, with piano, guitar, bass, and drums composer  
Columbia W140584 10-in. 5/5/1925 Mamma (Won't you come and ma-ma me) Fletcher Henderson’s Hot Six ; Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 1-25 of 246 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ellis, Seger," accessed June 16, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108317.

Ellis, Seger. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 16, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108317.

"Ellis, Seger." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 16 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108317

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