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Mitchell Ayres

Mitchell "Mitch" Ayres (December 24, 1909 – September 5, 1969) was an orchestra leader, music arranger, composer and performer. He is best known for his many years of work with Perry Como on radio, records, and television and as the musical conductor for The Hollywood Palace.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 24th, 1909 (Milwaukee), Died September 5th, 1969 (Winchester)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, violin, songwriter, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 102 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-046007 10-in. 12/18/1939 Dingbat the acrobat Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-046008 10-in. 12/18/1939 Angel Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-046009 10-in. 12/18/1939 Row row row Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-046010 10-in. 12/18/1939 Ma (He's making eyes at me) Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-046456 10-in. 1/18/1940 Between you and me Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-046457 10-in. 1/18/1940 A little boy and a little girl Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-046458 10-in. 1/18/1940 Playmates Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-046459 10-in. 1/18/1940 Last night's gardenias Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band. with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047025 10-in. 2/8/1940 How high the moon Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047026 10-in. 2/8/1940 Little girl Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047027 10-in. 2/8/1940 You oughta hang your heart in shame Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047028 10-in. 2/8/1940 A house with a little red barn Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047029 10-in. 2/8/1940 Long live love Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047030 10-in. 2/8/1940 I'll be seeing you Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047717 10-in. 2/28/1940 The man on the ferry (The Hoboken Ferry) Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047718 10-in. 2/28/1940 This is the beginning of the end Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047719 10-in. 2/28/1940 I need a friend Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047720 10-in. 2/28/1940 Your kiss Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047721 10-in. 2/28/1940 Do it again Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-047722 10-in. 2/28/1940 Little Curly Hair in a high chair Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-048197 10-in. 3/20/1940 I can't love you any more Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-048198 10-in. 3/20/1940 Where do I go from you Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-048716 10-in. 4/4/1940 Make-believe Island Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-048717 10-in. 4/4/1940 Meet the sun half-way Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-048718 10-in. 4/4/1940 Poor ballerina Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
(Results 1-25 of 102 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ayres, Mitchell," accessed December 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109767.

Ayres, Mitchell. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109767.

"Ayres, Mitchell." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109767

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