Bill Schallen

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, vocalist, string bass

Notes: Bill Schallen, whose real name was William Schallenberger, is sometimes credited on Bluebird disc labels as Bill Schollen. He was a vocalist and trombone player for Alvino Rey's band. Surname has also appeared as Scholenberger, Schollenberger, and Schellenberger.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 66 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-036977 10-in. 5/25/1939 In the middle of a dream Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036978 10-in. 5/25/1939 Let there be love Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036979 10-in. 5/25/1939 Mary Lou Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036980 10-in. 5/25/1939 Ay-ay-ay Butch Stone ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036981 10-in. 5/25/1939 Begone Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-036982 10-in. 5/25/1939 You are my dream Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-037738 10-in. 6/21/1939 The jumpin' jive (Jim jam jump) Butch Stone ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-037739 10-in. 6/21/1939 La rosita Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-037740 10-in. 6/21/1939 Ragtime cowboy Joe Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-037741 10-in. 6/21/1939 Stumbling Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061748 10-in. 10/24/1941 Feed that eagle Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
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, trombone, vocalist  
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, trombone  
Victor PBS-061751 10-in. 10/24/1941 The skunk song Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Dick Morgan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
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, trombone  
Victor PBS-061914 10-in. 11/21/1941 Liebestraum (A dream of love) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-061915 10-in. 11/21/1941 I said no! Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
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 instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
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, trombone  
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, trombone  
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 instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062780 10-in. 3/28/1941 As I remember you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schollen Instrumental ensemble. with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Victor BS-062781 10-in. 3/28/1941 Light cavalry Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062782 10-in. 3/28/1941 Woodland symphony Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062783 10-in. 3/28/1941 Amapola (Pretty little poppy) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 66 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schallen, Bill," accessed September 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109830.

Schallen, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109830.

"Schallen, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 September 2021.

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