Joe Morris

Joseph Lee Morris (March 2, 1922 – November 7, 1958) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues trumpeter.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1, 1922 (Montgomery), Died November 1, 1958 (Phoenix)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, songwriter, leader, vocalist, composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Atlantic 85 10-in. 12/12/1947 Lowe groovin' John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris leader, composer  
Atlantic 86 10-in. 12/12/1947 Jump with me John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris leader, composer  
Atlantic 87 10-in. 12/12/1947 Mad moon John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris leader, composer  
Atlantic 88 10-in. 12/12/1947 Easy riff John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris instrumentalist, trumpet, leader  
Atlantic 96 10-in. 12/23/1947 The spider John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Atlantic 97 10-in. 12/23/1947 Bottletop John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris and His Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, songwriter  
Atlantic 141 10-in. 9/19/1948 Wow! Joe Morris leader, instrumentalist, trumpet, vocalist  
Atlantic 142 10-in. 9/19/1948 The applejack Joe Morris leader, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Atlantic 166 10-in. 12/22/1948 Weasel walk John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris leader, vocalist, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Atlantic 167 10-in. 12/22/1948 Boogie-woogie march John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris and His Orchestra songwriter  
Atlantic 168 10-in. 12/22/1948 Chuck-a-boogie John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris and His Orchestra ; Bill McLemore songwriter  
Atlantic 169 10-in. 12/22/1948 Jax boogie John (Johnny) Griffin ; Joe Morris and His Orchestra songwriter  
Atlantic 230 10-in. 5/11/1949 Beans and corn bread Joe Morris and His Orchestra songwriter, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Atlantic 463 10-in. June 1950 Anytime, any place, anywhere Joe Morris and His Orchestra ; Laurie Tate songwriter, leader  
Atlantic 465 10-in. June 1950 Come back daddy, daddy Joe Morris and His Orchestra ; Laurie Tate songwriter, leader  
Atlantic 466 10-in. June 1950 Rock me daddy Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade ; Laurie Tate songwriter  
Atlantic 533 10-in. 11/20/1950 You're mine, darling Joe Morris and His Orchestra ; Joe Morris ; Laurie Tate songwriter, vocalist  
Atlantic 534 10-in. 11/20/1950 I hope you're satisfied Joe Morris and His Orchestra ; Laurie Tate vocalist  
Atlantic 549 10-in. 1/15/1951 Ghost train Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade instrumentalist, trumpet, songwriter  
Atlantic 551 10-in. 1/15/1951 Midnight grinder Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade instrumentalist, trumpet  
Atlantic 553 10-in. 1/15/1951 Love fever blues Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade ; Jimmy Lewis instrumentalist, trumpet  
Atlantic 555 10-in. 1/15/1951 Pack up all your rags Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade ; Billy Mitchell songwriter, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Atlantic 557 10-in. 2/10/1951 My love, my desire Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade ; Billy Mitchell instrumentalist, trumpet  
Atlantic 558 10-in. 2/10/1951 Bald head woman Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade ; Billy Mitchell instrumentalist, trumpet, songwriter  
Atlantic 651 10-in. 10/24/1951 Watch out i told you Joe Morris and His Orchestra vocalist, songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morris, Joe," accessed July 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110292.

Morris, Joe. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110292.

"Morris, Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 July 2024.

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