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Jack Gardner

Francis Henry "Jumbo Jack" Gardner (August 14, 1903 – November 26, 1957) was an American jazz pianist.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 14, 1903 (Joliet), Died November 26, 1957 (Dallas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1936

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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34038 10-in. 12/17/1925 Hangin' around Fred Hamm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-39135 10-in. 8/30/1927 Bye-bye pretty baby Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-39449 10-in. 7/21/1927 Bye-bye, pretty baby Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-45571 10-in. 6/8/1928 You're wonderful Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 141942 10-in. 4/9/1926 Hangin' around Original Indiana Five Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W142046 10-in. 4/19/1926 Hangin' around Warner's Seven Aces Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Columbia 144456 10-in. 7/15/1927 Bye-bye pretty baby Royal Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W144503 10-in. 7/26/1927 Bye-bye pretty baby Broadway Nitelites ; Bob Carroll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W144537 10-in. 8/8/1927 Bye-bye pretty baby Billy "Uke" Carpenter Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
Columbia W145830 10-in. 3/23/1928 You're wonderful Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W146372 10-in. 5/31/1928 You're wonderful Broadway Bellhops Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh 8746 10-in. Oct. 1924 Too late now Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, leader  
OKeh 8747 10-in. Oct. 1924 Ponjola Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
OKeh 8748 10-in. Oct. 1924 Who? You? Jack Gardner Orchestra ; Dillon White Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
OKeh 8749 10-in. Oct. 1924 I know she does (Because she told me so) Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist, leader  
OKeh 8750 10-in. Oct. 1924 Who'd a thunk it Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh 8751 10-in. Oct. 1924 By the river Nile Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
OKeh 8752 10-in. Oct. 1924 Blackin' blues Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh 8753 10-in. Oct. 1924 You'll never know the difference (A hundred years from now) Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
OKeh 9352 10-in. Sept. 1925 Ida I do Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9353 10-in. Sept. 1925 Give me just a little bit Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9354 10-in. Sept. 1925 Hitch up the horses Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh 9355 10-in. Sept. 1925 Hot aire Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9356 10-in. Sept. 1925 The camel walk Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9357 10-in. Sept. 1925 When a blonde makes up her mind to do you good Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh 9358 10-in. Sept. 1925 Japp-a-jazz Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
OKeh 9363 10-in. Sept. 1925 I did wanta, but I don't wanta now Jack Gardner Orchestra ; Irene Taylor Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh 9364 10-in. Sept. 1925 I ain't thinkin' 'bout you Jack Gardner Orchestra ; Irene Taylor Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh 9365 10-in. Sept. 1925 I'm a little prairie flower (I'm wild, I'm wild) Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer, lyricist  
OKeh 9542 10-in. 2/26/1926 Hangin' around Merritt Brunies ; Friars Inn Orchestra [Merritt Brunies] Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W81154 10-in. 7/8/1927 Bye-bye, pretty baby Irwin Abrams Hotel Manger Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W400720 10-in. 5/29/1928 My baby came home Red McKenzie ; Music Box Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E28619 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 You’re wonderful Tex Brewster's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick C1084-C1087 10-in. 7/28/1927 Bye-bye pretty baby Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take C1087) songwriter  
Brunswick E23941-E23944 10-in. 7/11/1927 Bye-bye pretty baby Park Lane Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet; without vocal (take E23944) songwriter  
Brunswick C1081-C1082 10-in. 7/28/1927 Bye-bye, pretty baby Fred Rose Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick C1235-C1236 10-in. 10/7/1927 Bye-bye, pretty baby Freddie Rose Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Edison 10914 10-in. 4/7/1926 Hangin' around Georgia Melodians Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 11853 10-in. 8/24/1927 Bye-bye, pretty baby Joe Herlihy Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio songwriter  
Edison 11931 10-in. 10/4/1927 Bye-bye, pretty baby Will Donaldson ; J. Donald Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Decca 90697 10-in. 4/24/1936 Eccentric Jimmy McPartland's Squirrels instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90698 10-in. 4/24/1936 Original Dixieland one-step Jimmy McPartland's Squirrels instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90699 10-in. 4/25/1936 I'm all bound 'round with the Mason-Dixon line Jimmy McPartland's Squirrels instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90700 10-in. 4/25/1936 Panama Jimmy McPartland's Squirrels instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gardner, Jack," accessed June 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109662.

Gardner, Jack. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109662.

"Gardner, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109662

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