Bob Zurke

Bob Zurke (January 7, 1912 – February 16, 1944) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, composer and briefly a bandleader during the Swing era.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 7, 1912 (Detroit), Died February 16, 1944 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, director, composer, arranger

Notes: His nickname, "The Ole Tom Cat of the Keys," appears on disc labels and Victor ledgers.

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 161 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 61590 10-in. 2/8/1937 Gin mill blues Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61591 10-in. 2/8/1937 If I had you Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 61592 10-in. 2/8/1937 Between the devil and the deep blue sea Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 62340 10-in. 7/7/1937 Whispers in the dark Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 62341 10-in. 7/7/1937 Stop, you're breaking my heart Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 62342 10-in. 7/7/1937 The loveliness of you Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 62343 10-in. 7/7/1937 You can't have everything Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63240 10-in. 2/3/1938 It's wonderful Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63241 10-in. 2/3/1938 In the shade of the old apple tree Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63242 10-in. 2/3/1938 Always and always Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63243 10-in. 2/3/1938 More than ever Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63244 10-in. 2/3/1938 It's easier said than done Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63268 10-in. 2/10/1938 Please be kind Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63269 10-in. 2/10/1938 I simply adore you Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63270 10-in. 2/10/1938 You're an education Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63271 10-in. 2/10/1938 Grand Terrace rhythm Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63272 10-in. 2/10/1938 Wolverine blues-1 Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63380 10-in. 3/9/1938 Jezebel Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63383 10-in. 3/9/1938 Do ye ken John Peel? Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63384 10-in. 3/9/1938 How can you forget? Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63385 10-in. 3/9/1938 There's a boy in Harlem Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63386 10-in. 3/10/1938 Yancey special Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63387 10-in. 3/10/1938 Louise, Louise Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63388 10-in. 3/10/1938 At the jazz band ball-1 Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 63389 10-in. 3/10/1938 Milk cow blues Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 51-75 of 161 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Zurke, Bob," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109745.

Zurke, Bob. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109745.

"Zurke, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109745

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