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Tony Parenti

Tony Parenti (6 August 1900 – 17 April 1972) was an American jazz clarinettist and saxophonist born in New Orleans, perhaps best known for his decades of work in New York City.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 6th, 1900 (New Orleans), Died April 17th, 1972 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, clarinet, alto saxophone, composer, baritone saxophone, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 37 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-32115 10-in. 3/23/1925 Dizzy Lizzy Famous Melody Boys ; Tony Parenti Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Victor B-32116 10-in. 3/23/1925 French market blues Famous Melody Boys ; Tony Parenti Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor B-32117 10-in. 3/24/1925 La vida Famous Melody Boys ; Tony Parenti Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, leader, arranger  
Victor B-32118 10-in. 3/24/1925 Be yourself Famous Melody Boys ; Tony Parenti Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, leader  
Victor B-32119 10-in. 3/24/1925 12th Street blues Famous Melody Boys ; Tony Parenti Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, leader  
Victor B-32120 10-in. 3/24/1925 Creole blues Famous Melody Boys ; Tony Parenti Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, composer, leader  
Victor BVE-53434 10-in. 5/23/1929 Digga digga do Three Blue Boys Instrumental trio instrumentalist, clarinet  
Columbia W140987 10-in. 9/23/1925 Strut yo' stuff La Veeda Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Columbia W140988 10-in. 9/23/1925 Midnight papa Parenti's Liberty Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Columbia W140989 10-in. 9/23/1925 I need some lovin' La Veeda Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Columbia W140990 10-in. 9/23/1925 Cabaret echoes Parenti's Liberty Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Columbia W142000 10-in. 4/12/1926 Up jumped the devil Parenti's Liberty Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W142001 10-in. 4/12/1926 Café capers Parenti's Liberty Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W142002 10-in. 4/12/1926 Up and at 'em Parenti's Liberty Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W142003 10-in. 4/12/1926 Weary blues Parenti's Liberty Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W142004 10-in. 4/12/1926 New crazy blues Parenti's Liberty Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W142005 10-in. 4/12/1926 African echoes Parenti's Liberty Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W146221 10-in. 4/27/1928 In the dungeon Tony Parenti's New Orleanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Columbia W146222 10-in. 4/27/1928 When you and I were pals Tony Parenti's New Orleanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
OKeh 8895 10-in. 1/22/1925 That's a plenty Famous Melody Boys ; Anthony Parenti Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 8896 10-in. 1/22/1925 Cabaret echoes Famous Melody Boys ; Anthony Parenti Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick NOR753 10-in. Nov. 1928 Gumbo Tony Parenti's New Orleanians Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Brunswick NOR754 10-in. Nov. 1928 You made me like it, baby Tony Parenti's New Orleanians Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Decca 73480 3/27/1946 Farewell blues Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 73481 3/27/1946 Improvisation for march of time Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 1-25 of 37 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Parenti, Tony," accessed September 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109869.

Parenti, Tony. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109869.

"Parenti, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109869

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