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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 51-75 of 102 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-058181 10-in. 12/18/1940 Hello Ma! I done it again Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-058182 10-in. 12/18/1940 I'm nuts about the good old U.S.A. Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-058183 10-in. 12/18/1940 The sidewalk serenade Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director  
Victor BS-058184 10-in. 12/18/1940 Lily—hot from Chile Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-058185 10-in. 12/18/1940 Rose of the Rockies Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-058186 10-in. 12/18/1940 Wishful thinking Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-058892 10-in. 1/20/1941 Boogie woogie bugle boy Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-058893 10-in. 1/20/1941 I came, I saw, I conga'd Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-058894 10-in. 1/20/1941 You're a lucky fellow, Mr.Smith Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-058895 10-in. 1/20/1941 This is new Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-058896 10-in. 1/20/1941 The two little squirrels (Nuts to you) Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Gee-Gee ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with vocal duet director  
Victor BS-058897 10-in. 1/20/1941 Jenny Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-060988 10-in. 3/20/1941 Minnie from Trinidad Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-060989 10-in. 3/20/1941 And the band played on Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director, arranger  
Victor BS-060990 10-in. 3/20/1941 Just a little bit south of North Carolina Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-060991 10-in. 3/20/1941 What do you hear from your heart? Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-060992 10-in. 3/20/1941 We go well together Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-060993 10-in. 3/20/1941 Schottische at sunrise Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-064413 10-in. 5/24/1941 Mexicali-oomph! Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-064414 10-in. 5/24/1941 Time was Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-064415 10-in. 5/24/1941 The daughter of Jeanie (with the light brown hair) Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-064416 10-in. 5/24/1941 My lost horizon Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-064417 10-in. 5/24/1941 Anything Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-064418 10-in. 5/24/1941 Pinball player's blues Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-066917 10-in. 7/14/1941 Goodbye, dear, I'll be back in a year Mitchell Ayres ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
(Results 51-75 of 102 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ayres, Mitchell," accessed December 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109767.

Ayres, Mitchell. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109767.

"Ayres, Mitchell." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 December 2021.

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

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