Irving Milfred Mole, known professionally as Miff Mole (March 11, 1898 – April 29, 1961) was a jazz trombonist and band leader. He is generally considered one of the greatest jazz trombonists and credited with creating "the first distinctive and influential solo jazz trombone style."
His major recordings included "Slippin' Around", "Red Hot Mama" in 1924 with Sophie Tucker on vocals, "Miff's Blues", "There'll Come a Time (Wait and See)", on the film soundtrack to the 2008 movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Birth and Death Data: Born March 11th, 1898 (Roosevelt), Died April 29th, 1961 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1944
Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, leader, songwriter, composer
Recordings (Results 76-87 of 87 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||T-1911||10-in.||12/18/1943||Too many times||Yank Lawson and his Jazz Band||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||T-1912||10-in.||12/18/1943||The sheik of Araby||Yank Lawson and his Jazz Band||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1652||10-in.||2/9/1944||Ballin' the jack||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1653||10-in.||2/9/1944||Peg o' my heart||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1654||10-in.||2/9/1944||At the jazz band ball||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1655||10-in.||2/9/1944||At sundown||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1656||10-in.||2/9/1944||How come you do me like you do?||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1657||10-in.||2/9/1944||(I would do) Anything for you||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1658||10-in.||2/9/1944||I ain't gonna give nobody none of my jelly roll||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1659||10-in.||2/9/1944||If I had you||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1660||10-in.||2/9/1944||Beale Street blues||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||N 1661||10-in.||2/9/1944||Barnyard blues (false start) ; Barnyard blues||Miff Mole||instrumentalist, trombone|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mole, Miff," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109173.
Mole, Miff. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109173.
"Mole, Miff." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Send the Editors a message about this record.