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 101-125 of 161 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 91516 10-in. 10/14/1938 I hear you talking Bob Crosby's Bob Cats instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91517 10-in. 10/14/1938 Call me a taxi Bob Crosby's Bob Cats instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91533 10-in. 10/19/1938 Swingin' at the Sugar Bowl Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91534 10-in. 10/19/1938 I'm prayin' humble-1 Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91535 10-in. 10/19/1938 I'm free What's new? De. 2205, De. 25441, De. 9-25441, De. DL-5191)-1 Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91536 10-in. 10/19/1938 Honky tonk train blues-1 (Honky tonk train De. 25117) Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91537 10-in. 10/19/1938 What have you got that gets me? Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91538 10-in. 10/19/1938 Diga diga doo, part 1 Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91539 10-in. 10/19/1938 Diga diga doo, part 2 Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91540 10-in. 10/20/1938 Two sleepy people Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91541 10-in. 10/20/1938 Wait till my heart finds out Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91542 10-in. 10/20/1938 Hurry home Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91543 10-in. 10/20/1938 My inspiration-1 Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91544 10-in. 10/20/1938 You're lovely, Madame Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91549 10-in. 10/21/1938 Deep in a dream Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91550 10-in. 10/21/1938 Summertime Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91551 10-in. 10/21/1938 Loopin' the loop Bob Crosby's Bob Cats instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91683 10-in. 3/29/1939 Don' t worry ' bout me Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91684 10-in. 3/29/1939 I never knew heaven could speak Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91685 10-in. 3/29/1939 If I were sure of you Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91686 10-in. 3/29/1939 Strange enchantment Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91687 10-in. 3/30/1939 What goes up must come down Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91688 10-in. 3/30/1939 That sentimental sandwich Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91689 10-in. 3/30/1939 At a little hot- dog stand Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 91690 10-in. 3/30/1939 If I didn' t care Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 101-125 of 161 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Zurke, Bob," accessed February 9, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109745.

Zurke, Bob. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 9, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109745.

"Zurke, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 9 February 2023.

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