Bill Dillard

William Dillard (July 20, 1911 – January 16, 1995) was an American jazz trumpeter, actor, and singer.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 20, 1911 (Pennsylvania), Died January 16, 1995

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-98398 10-in. 12/27/1935 The music goes 'round and around Bill Dillard ; Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus vocalist  
Victor BS-98399 10-in. 12/27/1935 I'm building up to an awful let-down Bill Dillard ; Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-98600 10-in. 12/27/1935 I'm shooting high Bill Dillard ; Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-98601 10-in. 12/27/1935 I've got my fingers crossed Bill Dillard ; Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-06462 10-in. 3/26/1937 The love bug will bite you (if you don't watch out) Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-06463 10-in. 3/26/1937 Would you like to buy a dream? Beatrice Douglas ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-06464 10-in. 3/26/1937 Big Boy Blue Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, trumpet, vocalist  
Victor BS-06465 10-in. 3/26/1937 Where is the sun? Beatrice Douglas ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-06466 10-in. 3/26/1937 The Harlem twister Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-06467 10-in. 3/26/1937 My Marie Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-07925 10-in. 4/23/1937 I know now Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-07926 10-in. 4/23/1937 The lady who couldn't be kissed Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-07927 10-in. 4/23/1937 (Have you forgotten) The you and me that used to be Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-07928 10-in. 4/23/1937 A study in brown Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-07929 10-in. 4/23/1937 Twilight in Turkey Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-07930 10-in. 4/23/1937 China boy Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-010206 10-in. 5/17/1937 San Anton' Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-010207 10-in. 5/17/1937 I'm happy darling, dancing with you Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-010208 10-in. 5/17/1937 Yours and mine Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-010209 10-in. 5/17/1937 I'm feelin' like a million Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0LA1894 10-in. 7/12/1937 I've found a new baby Dicky Wells Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 39693 10-in. 7/10/1935 If the moon turns green Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 39694 10-in. 7/10/1935 Lulu's back in tovm Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 39723 10-in. 7/18/1935 In a little gypsy tea room Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 39724 10-in. 7/18/1935 I never saw a better night Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 39725 10-in. 7/19/1935 Lost my rhythm, lost my music, lost my man Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 39726 10-in. 7/19/1935 I'm painting the town red Bob Howard Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dillard, Bill," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109422.

Dillard, Bill. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109422.

"Dillard, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109422

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