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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 (Results 201-225 of 246 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W403885 10-in. 3/28/1930 I never dreamt Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W403886 10-in. 3/28/1930 Exactly like you Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404235 10-in. 6/24/1930 Swingin' in a hammock Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404236 10-in. 6/26/1930 Old New England moon Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404270 10-in. 7/23/1930 Good evenin' Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404271 10-in. 7/23/1930 I wonder how it feels (To be head over heels in love) Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404272 10-in. 7/23/1930 Little white lies Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404273 10-in. 7/23/1930 Confessin' that I love you Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404443 10-in. 9/16/1930 Sleepy-time gal Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404452 10-in. 9/16/1930 What's the use? Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404453 10-in. 9/16/1930 If I could be with you (One hour tonight) Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404516 10-in. 10/30/1930 Body and soul Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404517 10-in. 10/30/1930 Somebody loves me Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404518 10-in. 10/30/1930 Sweet Jennie Lee! Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404525 10-in. 11/3/1930 Sunday Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W404526 10-in. 11/3/1930 My buddy Seger Ellis Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh W404562 10-in. 11/26/1930 Three little words Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404563 10-in. 11/26/1930 You're driving me crazy! (What did I do?) Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404581 10-in. 12/20/1930 Cheerful little earful Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404582 10-in. 12/20/1930 Tears Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404583 10-in. 12/20/1930 You're the one I care for Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
OKeh W404584 10-in. 12/20/1930 I miss a little miss Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Brunswick E35761 10-in. 12/18/1930 (You’re always sure of) My love for you Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Brunswick E35762 10-in. 12/18/1930 The little things in life Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Brunswick E35773 10-in. 12/22/1930 It’s a lonesome old town (When you’re not around) Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
(Results 201-225 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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