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 126-150 of 333 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-075067 10-in. 6/2/1942 The Ferris wheel Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-075069 10-in. 6/2/1942 Conchita, Marcheta, Lolita, Pepita, Rosita, Juanita Lopez Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075070 10-in. 6/2/1942 My devotion Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075453 10-in. 7/24/1942 Dearly beloved Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075454 10-in. 7/24/1942 The major and the minor Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075455 10-in. 7/24/1942 I'm old-fashioned Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075456 10-in. 7/24/1942 Strip polka Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075457 10-in. 7/24/1942 Kille kille (Indian love talk) Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075458 10-in. 7/24/1942 Daybreak Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075548 10-in. 7/10/1942 Gobs of love Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075549 10-in. 7/10/1942 I came here to talk for Joe Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075550 10-in. 7/10/1942 (I've got a gal in) Kalamazoo Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-075551 10-in. 7/10/1942 Over the rainbow Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 38308 10-in. 8/15/1934 Annie's Cousin Fanny The Dorsey Brothers vocalist  
Decca 38309 10-in. 8/15/1934 Dr. Heckle and Mr. Jibe The Dorsey Brothers vocalist  
Decca 38407 10-in. 8/23/1934 Milenberg joys Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 38408 10-in. 8/23/1934 St. Louis blues Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 38409 10-in. 8/23/1934 Honeysuckle rose, part 1 Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 38410 10-in. 8/23/1934 Honeysuckle rose, part 2 Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 38411 10-in. 8/23/1934 Sandman Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 38412 10-in. 8/23/1934 Basin Street blues Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 38484 10-in. 8/30/1934 Mama, yo quiero un novio Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Decca 38485 10-in. 8/30/1934 I ain't gonna sin no more Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 38486 10-in. 8/30/1934 I can't dance Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 38487 10-in. 8/30/1934 Gracias Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
(Results 126-150 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.

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

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