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 28, 1911, Died April 17, 1992

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1957

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

Notes: Given name is Arthur.

Recordings (Results 301-325 of 333 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca DLA 543 10-in. 8/7/1936 Swing that music Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca DLA 556 10-in. 8/12/1936 Swingin' the jinx away Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, arranger  
Decca DLA 557 10-in. 8/12/1936 Pick yourself up Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, arranger  
Decca DLA 579 12-in. 8/17/1936 Pennies from heaven medley: Let's call a heart a heart ; So do I ; The skeleton in the closet Louis Armstrong ; Bing Crosby ; Frances Langford instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca DLA 580 12-in. 8/17/1936 Pennies from heaven Louis Armstrong ; Bing Crosby ; Frances Langford instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca L 4321 7/11/1946 Talking is a woman Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 4322 11/7/1946 Ole buttermilk sky Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 4335 12/9/1946 Shh! The old man's sleeping Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 4336 12/9/1946 Doctor , Lawyer , Indian chief Hoagy Carmichael instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7310 8/22/1953 A walkin' tune Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7311 8/22/1953 Sadie Thompson's song-1 Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7312 8/22/1953 Fantasy staccato Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7313 8/22/1953 Tengard Ike Carpenter Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8660 9/8/1955 Only you Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8661 9/8/1955 Christmas in New Orleans Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8662 9/8/1955 Moments to remember Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8663 9/8/1955 Christmas night in Harlem Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8837 12/1/1955 Around the corner Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8838 12/1/1955 Boom boom (Ain't it great to be crazy) Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8839 12/1/1955 The sweetest march Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8840 12/1/1955 Glorious, glorious Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca L 9805 1/18/1957 Wild and crazy Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, reeds  
Decca L 9806 1/18/1957 Central Park-4 A.M. Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, reeds  
Decca L 9807 1/18/1957 Blues at five Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, reeds  
Decca L 9808 1/18/1957 The poor people of Brazil Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, reeds  
(Results 301-325 of 333 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Herfurt, Skeets," accessed January 21, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109808.

Herfurt, Skeets. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109808.

"Herfurt, Skeets." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 21 January 2022.

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