Dave Dreyer

Dave Dreyer (September 22, 1894 in Brooklyn, New York – March 1, 1967 in New York City) was an American composer and pianist.

He started off as a pianist with vaudeville greats such as Al Jolson, Sophie Tucker, Belle Baker, and Frank Fay. In 1923 he worked for the Irving Berlin Music Company. While there, he worked numerous film scores. He later became the head of the music department of RKO Radio. He left the Music Company in 1947.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1894 (Brooklyn), Died 1967

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, piano

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Recordings (Results 176-200 of 259 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick B88-B90 10-in. 9/8/1924 When I was the dandy and you were the belle Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E28170 10-in. 9/6/1928 Flower of love Colonial Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E28620 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 Flower of love Meyer Davis’ Swanee Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E28629 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 There’s a rainbow ‘round my shoulder The Midnight Broadcasters Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E28655 10-in. 11/8/1928 Just a sweetheart Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E28684 10-in. 11/15/1928 There’s a rainbow ‘round my shoulder Eddie Peabody Banjo solo composer  
Brunswick E29568 10-in. Mar. 1929 I‘m “ka-razy” for you Zelma O'Neal Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E30099 10-in. June 1929 One sweet kiss Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E30320 10-in. 7/3/1929 Arco iris Los Castilians Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick XE30378 12-in. 7/25/1929 Brunswick brevities [program and part unknown] Colonial Club Orchestra Radio transcription disc :Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E30575 10-in. 7/25/1929 One sweet kiss Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E36084 10-in. 2/17/1931 Wabash moon Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E36196 10-in. 2/27/1931 Wabash moon Ross Colby Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E36425 10-in. 3/29/1931 Wabash moon Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble songwriter  
Brunswick E36680 10-in. 5/1/1931 I “wanna” sing about you Dick Robertson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E36697 10-in. 5/18/1931 I “wanna” sing about you Casa Loma Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E36698 10-in. 5/18/1931 Quiero cantarte a ti Casa Loma "Jazz-Band" Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E36842 10-in. 6/3/1931 You don’t need glasses (To see I’m in love) Harry Reser ; Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E36847 10-in. 6/4/1931 I’m keepin’ company Owen Fallon and his Californians [Fred Rich Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E37154 10-in. 9/14/1931 Kissable baby Dick Robertson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E2366-E2368½ 10-in. 6/21/1927 Me and my shadow Victor Arden ; Phil Ohman Piano duet, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E3795-E3796 10-in. 9/17/1926 I want to be known as Susie’s “feller” Harry Richman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E3828-E3829 10-in. 9/24/1926 I want to be known as Susie’s “feller” Harry Richman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E4064-E4065 10-in. 11/11/1926 I want to be known as Susie's "feller" Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick E6219-E6221 10-in. 7/18/1927 Me and my shadow Jay’s Chelsea Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 176-200 of 259 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dreyer, Dave," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

Dreyer, Dave. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

"Dreyer, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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