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, saxophone, arranger, alto saxophone, vocalist, clarinet, reeds

Notes: Given name is Arthur.

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 333 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-061749 10-in. 10/24/1941 You are the lyric (To the loving song in my heart) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061750 10-in. 10/24/1941 (The belle of the village ball) Around and around she goes Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061751 10-in. 10/24/1941 The skunk song Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Dick Morgan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061752 10-in. 10/24/1941 Santa Claus is comin' to town Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061914 10-in. 11/21/1941 Liebestraum (A dream of love) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061915 10-in. 11/21/1941 I said no! Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061916 10-in. 11/21/1941 Deep in the heart of Texas Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with 2 male solos, vocal ensemble, and clapping vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061917 10-in. 11/21/1941 Sing your worries away Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061918 10-in. 11/21/1941 Not a star in sight Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061927 10-in. 11/24/1941 Someone's rocking my dreamboat Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061928 10-in. 11/24/1941 'Tis autumn Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061929 10-in. 11/24/1941 Arthur Murray taught me dancing in a hurry Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061930 10-in. 11/24/1941 We're the couple in the castle Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061931 10-in. 11/24/1941 How do you fall in love? Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062775 10-in. 3/26/1941 My sister and I Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062776 10-in. 3/26/1941 I understand Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062777 10-in. 3/26/1941 Slap-slap (That's the way ya say hello) Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062778 10-in. 3/26/1941 I dreamt I dwelt in Harlem Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062779 10-in. 3/28/1941 Oh, for heaven's sake Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062780 10-in. 3/28/1941 As I remember you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schollen Instrumental ensemble. with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062781 10-in. 3/28/1941 Light cavalry Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062782 10-in. 3/28/1941 Woodland symphony Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-062783 10-in. 3/28/1941 Amapola (Pretty little poppy) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-063351 10-in. 4/14/1941 If it's true Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-063352 10-in. 4/14/1941 Hindustan Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 51-75 of 333 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Herfurt, Skeets," accessed December 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109808.

Herfurt, Skeets. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109808.

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

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

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