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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 76-100 of 102 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-066918 10-in. 7/14/1941 At the old town hall Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-066919 10-in. 7/14/1941 Call it anything, it's love Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-066920 10-in. 7/14/1941 Cowboys and Indians Mitchell Ayres ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-067669 10-in. 8/25/1941 When are we going to land abroad? Mitchell Ayres ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-067670 10-in. 8/25/1941 I don't want to set the world on fire Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music ; Four Trumpet-Ayres Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet director  
Victor BS-067671 10-in. 8/25/1941 The waiter and the porter and the upstairs maid Mitchell Ayres ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-067672 10-in. 8/25/1941 Misirlou Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-068442 10-in. 11/28/1941 The boy with the wistful eyes Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-068443 10-in. 11/28/1941 Oh Auntie! Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-068444 10-in. 11/28/1941 I opened up a trunk Mitchell Ayres ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-068445 10-in. 11/28/1941 Cancel the flowers Mitchell Ayres ; Warren Covington ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-071435 10-in. 10/1/1941 The nadocky Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-071436 10-in. 10/1/1941 Ev'ry time Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-071437 10-in. 10/1/1941 I wanna go back to Texas Mitchell Ayres ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-071438 10-in. 10/1/1941 Minka Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music ; Warren Lewis Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal quartet director  
Victor BS-073428 10-in. 3/12/1942 The Angelus rings again Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-073429 10-in. 3/12/1942 On Echo Hill Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-073430 10-in. 3/12/1942 Barrelhouse Bessie from Basin Street Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet director  
Victor BS-073431 10-in. 3/12/1942 Oh, how I miss you tonight Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-075094 10-in. 6/18/1942 Was it worth it? Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-075095 10-in. 6/18/1942 The mamas with the moo-lah Mitchell Ayres ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-075096 10-in. 6/18/1942 Don't forget to say "no", baby Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-075097 10-in. 6/18/1942 The wolf song Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-075700 10-in. 7/31/1942 Under a strawberry moon Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-075701 10-in. 7/31/1942 Kille kille (Indian love talk) Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble director  
(Results 76-100 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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