Art Kahn was an American jazz musician, composer, and bandleader in Chicago during the 1920s. In later years, he sang and played piano as a solo act at the Torch Club in Chicago. The Art Kahn Orchestra recorded "Hello, Baby" with singer Ruth Etting in 1926. Other songs included "Shanghai Lullaby" (1924) and "When Day Is Done"( 1927) Art Kahn and His Orchestra appear in the short film, Gags and Gals (1936).
This name was also used as a pseudonym for Gene Kardos.
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1931
Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, piano, songwriter, composer, arranger
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 99 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-29828||10-in.||4/3/1924||Blue evening blues||Paul Biese Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-38761||10-in.||5/18/1927||You don't like it, not much||Jan Garber Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-39235||10-in.||6/9/1927||You don't like it, not much||Eddie Peabody||Banjo solo, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-39250||10-in.||6/14/1927||You don't like it, not much||The Happiness Boys||Male vocal duet, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-39279||10-in.||6/21/1927||Itchin' fingers||Art Kahn ; Roy Smeck||Guitar and piano duet||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||BVE-39280||10-in.||6/21/1927||Cheerie-beerie-be||Art Kahn||Piano solo||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||BVE-39281||10-in.||6/21/1927||Banjokes||Art Kahn ; Roy Smeck||Guitar and piano duet||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||BVE-39282||10-in.||6/21/1927||The ghost of the banjo||Art Kahn ; Roy Smeck||Guitar and piano duet||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||PBVE-294||10-in.||4/27/1927||You don't like it, not much||Kane's Hawaiians||Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)||songwriter|
|Columbia||81305||10-in.||10/16/1923||Bit by bit you're breaking my heart||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81306||10-in.||10/16/1923||Sobbin' blues||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81307||10-in.||10/16/1923||Foolish child||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81388||10-in.||12/7/1923||Bahama||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81389||10-in.||12/7/1923||Shanghai lullaby||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81390||10-in.||12/7/1923||Blue evening blues||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader, composer|
|Columbia||81608||10-in.||3/5/1924||Don't mind the rain||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81609||10-in.||3/5/1924||There's yes! yes! In your eyes||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81613||10-in.||3/6/1924||Glad||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81614||10-in.||3/6/1924||There's nobody else but you||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81952||10-in.||9/3/1924||Where is that old girl of mine?||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with piano||instrumentalist, piano, leader|
|Columbia||81953||10-in.||9/3/1924||Morning||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81954||10-in.||9/3/1924||Forsaken blues||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81955||10-in.||9/4/1924||Sing a little song||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||81956||10-in.||9/4/1924||Hand in hand||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter, leader|
|Columbia||81957||10-in.||9/4/1924||Follow the swallow||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kahn, Art," accessed December 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109605.
Kahn, Art. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109605.
"Kahn, Art." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 December 2023.
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