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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 126-150 of 246 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W401163 10-in. 9/28/1928 My window of dreams Seger Ellis ; Southern Melody Artists [Lou Gold Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W401228 10-in. 10/16/1928 Dream house Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401229 10-in. 10/16/1928 I loved you then as I love you now Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401299 10-in. 11/8/1928 Sweet dreams Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W401300 10-in. 11/8/1928 Someday, somewhere (We'll meet again) Seger Ellis ; Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W401301 10-in. 11/8/1928 Paradise Seger Ellis ; Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W401414 10-in. 11/28/1928 Don't be like that Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
OKeh W401432 10-in. 12/6/1928 The song I love Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
OKeh W401433 10-in. 12/6/1928 Where the shy little violets grow Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
OKeh W401434 10-in. 12/6/1928 My inspiration is you Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
OKeh W401443 10-in. 12/10/1928 Blue shadows Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
OKeh W401444 10-in. 12/10/1928 You're just a little bit of everything I love Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
OKeh W401464 10-in. 12/17/1928 Sweethearts on parade Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401465 10-in. 12/17/1928 My Tonia Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
OKeh W401468 10-in. 12/20/1928 Powerful blues Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W401711 10-in. 3/13/1929 Broadway Rose Dick McDonough Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W401764 10-in. 4/1/1929 Coquette Seger Ellis ; Justin Ring Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401765 10-in. 4/1/1929 Louise Seger Ellis ; Justin Ring Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401794 10-in. 4/5/1929 Mean to me Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401795 10-in. 4/5/1929 Lover, come back to me! Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401796 10-in. 4/5/1929 As long as you believe in me Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401799 10-in. 4/9/1929 One moment more with you Seger Ellis ; Justin Ring Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401800 10-in. 4/9/1929 You, just you Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401801 10-in. 4/9/1929 Only for you Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W401961 10-in. 5/22/1929 Shivery stomp Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 126-150 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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