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 (Results 26-50 of 61 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 61 records)

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.

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