Buster Harding

Lavere "Buster" Harding (March 19, 1917 – November 14, 1965) was a Canadian-born American jazz pianist, composer and arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 19th, 1917 (Ontario), Died November 14th, 1965 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer, songwriter, arranger, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-041409 10-in. 9/11/1939 Early session hop Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-043952 10-in. 12/4/1939 Booly ja-ja (Jungle dance) Lyle "Spud" Murphy Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-051522 10-in. 6/19/1940 Call me happy Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-051555 10-in. 6/24/1940 Boo-wa boo-wa Bluebird Orchestra ; Larry Clinton ; Jack Palmer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-056461 10-in. 10/8/1940 Jump Joe Bluebird Orchestra ; Larry Clinton Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-056463 10-in. 10/8/1940 I want rock Bluebird Orchestra ; Larry Clinton Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor PBS-061541 10-in. 8/20/1941 Windy City jive Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Decca 72756 10-in. 3/5/1945 Little Jazz boogie Roy Eldridge Orchestra arranger  
Decca 72757 10-in. 3/5/1945 Embraceable you Roy Eldridge Orchestra arranger  
Decca 73335 1/31/1946 Baby that'll be the day Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73336 1/31/1946 All the cats join in Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 73337 1/31/1946 Poor John Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73338 1/31/1946 Ain't that a shame Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73554 5/7/1946 Hi ho trailus boot whip Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73555 4/7/1946 Tippin' out Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73556 5/7/1946 Yard dog Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73557 5/7/1946 Les bounce Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75147 8/17/1949 T'ain't nobody's business if I do Billie Holiday composer  
Decca 75148 8/17/1949 Baby get lost Billie Holiday composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harding, Buster," accessed December 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109786.

Harding, Buster. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109786.

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

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109786

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