Avery Parrish

James Avery Parrish (January 24, 1917 – December 10, 1959) was an American jazz pianist, composer and arranger. He wrote and recorded "After Hours". Injuries from a bar fight in 1943 ended his career as a pianist.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 24, 1917 (Birmingham), Died December 10, 1959 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 79 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-057724 10-in. 11/20/1940 Rifftime Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057725 10-in. 11/20/1940 I know a secret Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057726 10-in. 11/20/1940 S'posin' Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057727 10-in. 11/20/1940 To-night you belong to me Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060404 10-in. 1/22/1941 Keep cool fool Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060405 10-in. 1/22/1941 No use squawkin' Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060406 10-in. 1/22/1941 Who's beatin' my time with you? Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065727 10-in. 5/15/1941 Uncle Bud Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065728 10-in. 5/15/1941 Blackout Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-065729 10-in. 5/15/1941 Blue sea Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065730 10-in. 5/15/1941 I love you truly Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065731 10-in. 5/15/1941 Shipyard ramble Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065908 10-in. 5/27/1941 Hey Doc! Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065909 10-in. 5/27/1941 So long, Shorty Wilbur Bascomb ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and trumpet solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065910 10-in. 5/27/1941 I'm in a low down groove Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065911 10-in. 5/27/1941 Night after night Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067546 10-in. 8/8/1941 Someone's rocking my dream boat Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067547 10-in. 8/8/1941 Jumpin' in a julep joint Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068712 10-in. 12/22/1941 Sometimes Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068713 10-in. 12/22/1941 I don't want to walk without you Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068714 10-in. 12/22/1941 Wrap your troubles in dreams (and dream your troubles away) Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068715 10-in. 12/22/1941 [Unknown title(s)] Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073289 10-in. 5/27/1942 Bicycle bounce Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073290 10-in. 5/27/1942 Lucky seven Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-073291 10-in. 5/27/1942 Country boy Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 51-75 of 79 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Parrish, Avery," accessed February 7, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109800.

Parrish, Avery. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109800.

"Parrish, Avery." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 7 February 2023.

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