Alvy West

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1915 (Brooklyn)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, leader

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 75078 7/18/1949 So much Bill Darnell instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75079 7/18/1949 Sleepin' Bill Darnell instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75080 7/18/1949 Hoe cake, hominy and sassafras Bill Darnell instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75081 7/18/1949 Everybody loves my baby Bill Darnell instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 75632 12/27/1949 Holidays for U.S.: Part 1: Yankee doodle song ; Ten special days Frank Luther leader  
Decca 75633 12/27/1949 Holidays for U.S.: Part 2: Columbus day ; Armistice Day and Memorial Day ; Labor day Frank Luther leader  
Decca 75634 12/27/1949 Holidays for U.S.: Part 3: Election day ; Thanksgiving Day ; George Washington's Birthday Frank Luther leader  
Decca 75635 12/27/1949 Holidays for U.S.: Part 4: Independence Day ; Flag Day ; Lincoln's birthday Frank Luther leader  
Decca 75832 2/14/1950 Mother Goose Play Time Songs: Part 1: Brownies' march ; In and out the window ; The quaker's wife ; The little train ; Dance little pony dance Frank Luther leader  
Decca 75833 2/14/1950 Mother Goose Play Time Songs: Part 2: See-saw Margery daw ; Looby Loo ; How does the cow go ; Down at the beach ; Santa Claus is coming Frank Luther leader  
Decca 75834 2/14/1950 Mother Goose Play Time Songs: Peter Cottontail Frank Luther leader  
Decca 75835 2/14/1950 Mother Goose Play Time Songs: Floppy Frank Luther leader  
Decca 84897 7/23/1953 Moonlight and roses Alvy West instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 84898 7/23/1953 Oh, promise me Alvy West instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85024 8/13/1953 Oh, promise me Alvy West instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85025 8/13/1953 Believe me if all those endearing young charms Alvy West instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85026 8/13/1953 Because Alvy West instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85071 8/20/1953 Ah! Sweet mystery of life Alvy West instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 85072 8/20/1953 Will you remember Alvy West instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca SRC 376 10-in. late February 1947 Sometimes I'm happy Anita O'Day instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca SRC 377 10-in. late February 1947 Ace in the hole Anita O'Day instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca SRC 378 10-in. late February 1947 Boogie blue Anita O'Day instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca SRC 379 10-in. late February 1947 Grown up man Anita O'Day instrumentalist, alto saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "West, Alvy," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110809.

West, Alvy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110809.

"West, Alvy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110809

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