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 are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 340 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
Victor BS-038105 10-in. 7/20/1939 Running through my mind Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-038106 10-in. 7/20/1939 Let's disappear! Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-038107 10-in. 7/20/1939 Stop! It's wonderful Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-038108 10-in. 7/20/1939 Hong Kong blues Skeets Herfurt ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, vocalist  
Victor BS-038109 10-in. 7/20/1939 Stomp it off Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-038110 10-in. 7/20/1939 The song is you Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042246 10-in. 11/13/1939 A bee gezindt Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042247 10-in. 11/13/1939 In the mood Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042248 10-in. 11/13/1939 Irish washerwoman Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042249 10-in. 11/13/1939 My wubba dolly Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042250 10-in. 11/13/1939 Sometimes I'm happy Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042367 10-in. 1/16/1940 Holy smoke (Can't ya take a joke?) Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042368 10-in. 1/16/1940 Hot gavotte (Rum-tum-tiddle-iddle-um-dee-ay) Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042369 10-in. 1/16/1940 Give a little whistle Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042370 10-in. 1/16/1940 Run, rabbit, run! Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-042371 10-in. 1/16/1940 Chop fooey Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-049581 10-in. 3/28/1940 Poi, my boy, will make a man of you Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-049582 10-in. 3/28/1940 Sadie Hawkins' Day Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-049583 10-in. 3/28/1940 Cielito lindo Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-049584 10-in. 3/28/1940 The sailor with the navy blue eyes Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-057650 10-in. 11/18/1940 St.Louis blues Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-057651 10-in. 11/18/1940 Tiger rag Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-057652 10-in. 11/18/1940 Row, row, row your boat Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 26-50 of 340 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Herfurt, Skeets," accessed February 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109808.

Herfurt, Skeets. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109808.

"Herfurt, Skeets." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 February 2024.

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