Sam Morgan

Sam Morgan (1895–1936) was a New Orleans jazz trumpet player and bandleader.

Sidemen in the band included brothers Isaiah and Andrew Morgan on trumpet and tenor sax, respectively, Earl Fouché on alto sax and Jim Robinson on trombone. Robinson's cousin Sidney Brown (aka Little Jim or Jim Little) was the bassist, and George Guesnon was Morgan's banjoist from 1930 to 1935.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 18th, 1897, Died February 25th, 1936 (New Orleans)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143975 10-in. 4/14/1927 Steppin' on the gas Sam Morgan's Jazz Band Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Columbia W143976 10-in. 4/14/1927 Everybody's talking about Sammy Sam Morgan's Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W143977 10-in. 4/14/1927 Mobile stomp Sam Morgan's Jazz Band Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Columbia W143978 10-in. 4/14/1927 Sing on Sam Morgan's Jazz Band Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Columbia W145000 10-in. 10/22/1927 Short dress gal Sam Morgan's Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Columbia W145001 10-in. 10/22/1927 Bogalousa strut Sam Morgan's Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia W145002 10-in. 10/22/1927 Down by the riverside Sam Morgan's Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer, leader  
Columbia W145003 10-in. 10/22/1927 Over in the Glory Land Sam Morgan's Jazz Band Jazz/dance band leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morgan, Sam," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109870.

Morgan, Sam. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109870.

"Morgan, Sam." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109870

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