Alcide Nuñez

Alcide Patrick Nunez (March 17, 1884 – September 2, 1934), also known as Yellow Nunez and Al Nunez, was an American jazz clarinetist. He was one of the first musicians of New Orleans to make audio recordings.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 17, 1884 (St. Bernard Parish), Died September 2, 1934 (New Orleans)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, clarinet, songwriter

Notes: Member of the Louisiana Five.

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22701 10-in. 3/6/1919 Rose of Louraine Louisiana Five Jass Band [i.e., Louisiana Five] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor BS-026871 10-in. 9/13/1938 Livery stable blues Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-030714 10-in. 12/17/1938 Livery stable blues Eddie De Lange Orchestra ; Phil Sillman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-043378 10-in. 11/10/1939 Livery stable blues (Barnyard blues) Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor [Trial 1919-02-11-03] Not documented 2/11/1919 Klondyke blues Louisiana Five Jass Band [i.e., Louisiana Five] Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor [Trial 1919-02-11-04] Not documented 2/11/1919 Orange blossom rag Louisiana Five Jass Band [i.e., Louisiana Five] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Columbia 77377 10-in. 9/24/1917 Livery stable blues Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78016 10-in. 8/21/1918 Has anybody seen my Corinne Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78376 10-in. 4/1/1919 Just another good man gone wrong Louisiana Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Columbia 78377 10-in. 4/1/1919 Yelping hound blues Louisiana Five Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Columbia 78806 10-in. 11/7/1919 White way blues Louisiana Five Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W144064 10-in. 4/28/1927 Livery stable blues Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 649 10-in. ca. Apr. 1919 Laughing blues Louisiana Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
OKeh 650 10-in. ca. Apr. 1919 After all Louisiana Five Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
OKeh S-71513 10-in. May 1923 Church Street sobbin' blues Eva Taylor ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
OKeh W81865 10-in. 11/25/1927 (Norfolk) Church Street sobbin' blues Clarence Williams’ Washboard Four Jazz/dance quartet composer  
OKeh W401292 10-in. 11/5/1928 (Norfolk) Church Street sobbin' blues Eddie Lang Guitar solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick [Br cat 5144-b] 10-in. approximately Sept. 1917 Livery stable blues Empire Military Band [Prince's Military Band] Band composer  
Edison 6720 10-in. 4/14/1919 Foot warmer Louisiana Five Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Edison 6721 10-in. 4/14/1919 B-hap-e Louisiana Five Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Edison 6928 10-in. 9/12/1919 Clarinet squawk Louisiana Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Edison 6929 10-in. 9/12/1919 Yelping hound blues Louisiana Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nuñez, Alcide," accessed November 30, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110055.

Nuñez, Alcide. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110055.

"Nuñez, Alcide." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 30 November 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110055

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