Armand J. Piron

Armand John "A.J." Piron (August 16, 1888 – February 17, 1943) was an American jazz violinist who led a dance band during the 1920s.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 16th, 1888 (New Orleans), Died February 17th, 1943 (New Orleans)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, songwriter, lyricist, violin

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18496 10-in. 10/10/1916 Brown skin Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-21549 10-in. 2/27/1918 Mamma's baby boy Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-22841 10-in. 5/9/1919 You can have it, I don't want it Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26917 10-in. 10/2/1922 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29121 10-in. 12/11/1923 New Orleans wiggle Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor B-29122 10-in. 12/11/1923 Mamma's gone, good-bye Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor B-29190 10-in. 1/8/1924 Do doodle oom Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-29191 10-in. 1/8/1924 West Indies blues Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-29347 10-in. 2/7/1924 Purple rose of Cairo Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Victor B-29386 10-in. 2/7/1924 Day by day Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Victor B-29536 10-in. 2/21/1924 Kiss me sweet Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor B-32121 10-in. 3/25/1925 Red man blues Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-32122 10-in. 3/25/1925 Do just as I say Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
Victor PBS-042125 10-in. 9/18/1939 Mama's gone, good bye Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Glen Hughes Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal trio songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1923-11-24-01] 10-in. 11/24/1923 New Orleans wiggle Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Victor [Trial 1923-11-24-02] 10-in. 11/24/1923 Mamma's gone, good-bye Armand J. Piron ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Columbia 80556 10-in. 9/18/1922 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Leona Williams Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Columbia 80621 10-in. 10/23/1922 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate The Southland Five Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80695 10-in. 11/29/1922 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Georgians Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80835 10-in. 2/5/1923 If your man is like my man Leona Williams Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist, composer  
Columbia 81435 10-in. 12/21/1923 Sud bustin' blues Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter, leader  
Columbia 81436 10-in. 12/21/1923 West Indies blues Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81569 10-in. 2/15/1924 Ghost of the blues Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81570 10-in. 2/15/1924 Bright star blues Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, songwriter  
Columbia 81723 10-in. 4/23/1924 Mama's gone, goodbye Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with ukulele and piano songwriter  
Columbia 140053 10-in. 9/20/1924 Mama's gone, goodbye Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with alto saxophone and piano songwriter  
Columbia W141275 10-in. 11/17/1925 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia W143221 10-in. 12/27/1926 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate University Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W145633 10-in. 2/14/1928 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W145852 10-in. 3/29/1928 Mama's gone, good bye Playboys ; Thelma Terry Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W146430 10-in. 6/12/1928 You're such a cruel papa to me Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio composer  
Columbia W147057 10-in. 9/25/1928 Sister Kate The Whoopee Makers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W152466 10-in. 8/7/1933 High society Lowland Singers ; Williams' Jug Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
OKeh 8391 10-in. 6/22/1923 Snake rag King Oliver’s Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 8559 10-in. Mar. 1924 Southern woman blues Lela Bolden ; Steve J. Lewis ; Armand J. Piron Female vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, violin, songwriter  
OKeh 8560 10-in. Mar. 1924 Seawall special blues Lela Bolden ; Steve J. Lewis ; Armand J. Piron Female vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, violin, songwriter  
OKeh 8828 10-in. Jan. 1925 Mama's gone, goodbye Sigler's Birmingham Merrymakers Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-70352 10-in. Dec. 1921 Brown skin (Who you for) Daisy Martin ; Tampa Blue Jazz Band ; Clarence Williams Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-70908 10-in. Oct. 1922 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-71056 10-in. 11/25/1922 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Eva Taylor ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-71399 10-in. Apr. 1923 If your man is like my man (I sympathize with you) Sara Martin ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-72131 10-in. Dec. 1923 That twa-twa tune Esther Bigeou ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-72132 10-in. Dec. 1923 Bouncing around Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh S-72133 10-in. Dec. 1923 Kiss me sweet Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh S-72175 10-in. 12/14/1923 West Indies blues Esther Bigeou ; Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-72232 10-in. Jan. 1924 You can have it (I don't want it) Sam Gray ; Virginia Liston ; Clarence Williams Female-male vocal duet, with piano composer  
OKeh S-72320 10-in. Feb. 1924 Lou'siana swing Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh S-72321 Not documented Feb. 1924 [Unknown title(s)] Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-72322 10-in. Feb. 1924 Sittin' on the curbstone blues Piron's New Orleans Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-72524 10-in. May 1924 New Orleans wiggle George McClennon Jazz Devils Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72567 10-in. May 1924 Mama's gone, goodbye Sippie Wallace Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh S-72606 10-in. June 1924 Sud bustin' blues Clarence Williams’ Harmonizers ; Sippie Wallace Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-72816 10-in. 9/12/1924 Kiss me sweet Butterbeans & Susie ; Joe Oliver ; Clarence Williams Female-male vocal duet, with cornet and piano songwriter  
OKeh W80403 10-in. 2/8/1927 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate The Goofus Five Jazz/dance ensemble composer  
OKeh W400168 10-in. 3/23/1928 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Eddie Lang ; Boyd Senter ; Senterpedes Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W402489 10-in. 7/2/1929 High society Clarence Williams’ Washboard Band Jazz/dance quartet composer  
Brunswick 8923-8925 10-in. approximately Oct. 1922 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 12684-12686 10-in. 3/11/1924 Sud bustin’ blues Club Alabam’ Orchestra ; Fletcher Henderson Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick 13204-13205 10-in. 6/3/1924 Mama’s gone, goodbye Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick CN105 10-in. Feb. 1928 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Hotel Gibson Orchestra ; Ray Miller Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9417 10-in. 3/12/1924 New Orleans wiggle Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Piron, Armand J.," accessed August 8, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110384.

Piron, Armand J.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 8, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110384.

"Piron, Armand J.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 8 August 2020.

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