Skeets Herfurt

Arthur Relsmond "Skeets" Herfurt (28 May 1911 – 17 April 1992) was an American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 28th, 1911, Died April 17th, 1992

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, arranger, saxophone, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet, reeds

Notes: Given name is Arthur.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 241 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-011359 10-in. 7/21/1937 Passionette Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-011360 10-in. 7/21/1937 Morning air Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-011361 10-in. 7/21/1937 Canadian capers Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-011362 10-in. 7/21/1937 The morning after Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-011363 10-in. 7/21/1937 Once in a while Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-014668 10-in. 10/12/1937 Getting some fun out of life Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-014669 10-in. 10/12/1937 In a mission by the sea Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-018421 10-in. 1/27/1938 How can you forget Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-018422 10-in. 1/27/1938 More than ever Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-018423 10-in. 1/27/1938 There's a boy in Harlem Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-018424 10-in. 1/27/1938 Annie Laurie Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-019617 10-in. 2/3/1938 Annie Laurie Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-022448 10-in. 4/15/1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn Skeets Herfurt ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-027209 10-in. 9/22/1938 Sailing at midnight Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-027210 10-in. 9/22/1938 Stompin' at the stadium Skeets Herfurt ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, saxophone, vocalist  
Victor BS-027211 10-in. 9/22/1938 Have you forgotten so soon? Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-033709 10-in. 2/9/1939 Hold tight, hold tight Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-037134 10-in. 5/22/1939 Rendezvous in Paree Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037135 10-in. 5/22/1939 How am I to know Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037136 10-in. 5/22/1939 Is it possible Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037137 10-in. 5/22/1939 Well all right! (Tonight's the night) Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037138 10-in. 5/22/1939 La rosita Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037139 10-in. 5/22/1939 All I remember is you Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-037140 10-in. 5/22/1939 Judgment is coming Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor CS-037141 10-in. 5/22/1939 Swing low sweet chariot Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 241 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Herfurt, Skeets," accessed August 12, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109808.

Herfurt, Skeets. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109808.

"Herfurt, Skeets." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 12 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109808

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