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 151-161 of 161 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca DLA 1068 10-in. 11/13/1937 Gypsy love song Connie Boswell instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1086 10-in. 11/16/1937 Ah! Sweet mystery of life Connie Boswell instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1087 10-in. 11/16/1937 The thrill of a lifetime Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1088 10-in. 11/16/1937 Be a good sport Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1089 10-in. 11/16/1937 Every day's a holiday Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1090 12-in. 11/16/1937 South Rampart Street parade Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1091 12-in. 11/16/1937 Dogtown blues Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1092 10-in. 11/16/1937 Sweet someone Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1093 10-in. 11/16/1937 Just strolling Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1094 10-in. 11/16/1937 Panama Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 1095 10-in. 11/16/1937 A Big Apple calls (When my dreamboat comes home) Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 151-161 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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