Jazz Gillum

William McKinley "Jazz" Gillum (September 11, 1902 or 1904 – March 29, 1966) was an American blues harmonica player.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 11th, 1904 (Indianola), Died March 29th, 1966 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1949

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 81 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-80611 10-in. 6/14/1934 Early in the morning B. Gillum Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BS-80612 10-in. 6/14/1934 Harmonica stomp B. Gillum Harmonica and guitar duet instrumentalist, harmonica, composer  
Victor BS-100311 10-in. 4/5/1936 Sarah Jane Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-100312 10-in. 4/5/1936 I want you by my side Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-100313 10-in. 4/5/1936 Jockey blues Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-100314 10-in. 4/5/1936 Don't you scandalize my name Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-014334 10-in. 10/11/1937 My old Lizzie Bill Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader  
Victor BS-014335 10-in. 10/11/1937 Alberta blues Bill Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader  
Victor BS-014336 10-in. 10/11/1937 My old suitcase Bill Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader  
Victor BS-014337 10-in. 10/11/1937 Birmingham blues Bill Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader  
Victor BS-020156 10-in. 3/14/1938 Just like Jesse James Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet vocalist, leader, composer  
Victor BS-020157 10-in. 3/14/1938 Reefer head woman Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet leader, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-020158 10-in. 3/14/1938 Gillum's windy blues Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet vocalist, leader, composer  
Victor BS-020159 10-in. 3/14/1938 New "Sail on little girl" Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet vocalist, leader, composer  
Victor BS-020160 10-in. 3/14/1938 Sweet, sweet woman Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet vocalist, leader, composer  
Victor BS-020161 10-in. 3/14/1938 Boar hog blues Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet vocalist, leader, composer  
Victor BS-020818 10-in. 6/16/1938 Worried and bothered Jazz Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader, composer  
Victor BS-020819 10-in. 6/16/1938 I'm that man down in the mine Jazz Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader, composer  
Victor BS-020820 10-in. 6/16/1938 Uncertain blues Jazz Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader, composer  
Victor BS-020821 10-in. 6/16/1938 Good old 51 Highway Jazz Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader, composer  
Victor BS-020822 10-in. 6/16/1938 You're laughing now Jazz Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader, composer  
Victor BS-020823 10-in. 6/16/1938 I'm gonna get it Jazz Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet leader, composer  
Victor BS-030822 10-in. 12/16/1938 Mule blues Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet; with instrumental trio vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-030823 10-in. 12/16/1938 Let her go Jazz Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-030824 10-in. 12/16/1938 Get away old woman Jazz Gillum ; Jazz Boys Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet and male vocal responses vocalist, composer  
(Results 1-25 of 81 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gillum, Jazz," accessed October 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110404.

Gillum, Jazz. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110404.

"Gillum, Jazz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110404

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