Anthony George "Andy" Sannella (March 11, 1900 - December 10, 1962) was an American musician and bandleader.
Andy Sannella was born in Brooklyn, NY. His father Anthony and mother Lucia were both Italian immigrants. Sannella was a multi-instrumentalist; according to jazz historian John Chilton he played violin, piano, organ, clarinet, alto saxophone, guitar (preferably steel guitar), banjo and vibraphone. Occasionally he also appeared as a singer.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 11th, 1900
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1931
Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, guitar, clarinet, steel guitar, leader, saxophone, composer, traps, arranger
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 175 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-31924||10-in.||5/20/1926||La canción de la escoba||José Moriche||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone, steel guitar|
|Victor||B-32065||10-in.||3/6/1925||Sportsman||Orquesta Internacional||Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Victor||B-32066||10-in.||3/6/1925||En tus brazos duermo||International Novelty Orchestra||Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Victor||B-32067||10-in.||3/6/1925||Munay soncco||Orquesta Internacional||Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Victor||BVE-37541||10-in.||1/17/1927||Blue skies||Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle||Male vocal duet, with saxophone, 2 guitars, and piano||instrumentalist, saxophone, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-37792||10-in.||2/17/1927||I can't believe that you're in love with me||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and piano||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-37793||10-in.||2/17/1927||Strum my blues away||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with clarinet, ukulele, and piano||instrumentalist, clarinet|
|Victor||BVE-38486||10-in.||4/22/1927||Side by side||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with guitar and ukulele||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-38487||10-in.||4/22/1927||There's something nice about everyone but there's everything nice about you||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with clarinet, guitar, and ukulele||instrumentalist, clarinet, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-38488||10-in.||4/22/1927||In a shady nook by a babbling brook||Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella||Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-38494||10-in.||4/27/1927||I'll be with you when the roses bloom again||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-38495||10-in.||4/27/1927||The Mississippi flood||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and organ||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-38742||10-in.||5/11/1927||Frankie and Johnnie||Frank Crumit||Male vocal solo, with clarinet, guitar, and piano||instrumentalist, clarinet|
|Victor||BVE-38845||10-in.||5/27/1927||Vo-do-do-de-o||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||instrumentalist, clarinet, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-38846||10-in.||5/27/1927||Just another day wasted away (Waiting for you)||Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle||Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble||instrumentalist, saxophone|
|Victor||BVE-39691||10-in.||7/21/1927||Piano travelogues||Nathaniel Shilkret||Piano solo, with instrumental ensemble and monologue||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-39968||10-in.||8/12/1927||Baby your mother (Like she babied you)||Vaughn De Leath||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-40135||10-in.||9/29/1927||Loved one||The Troubadours||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||instrumentalist, steel guitar|
|Victor||BVE-41099||10-in.||12/6/1927||Is she my girl-friend? (How-de-ow-dow!)||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet||instrumentalist, clarinet|
|Victor||BVE-41200||10-in.||12/6/1927||From midnight till dawn||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Victor||BVE-41509||10-in.||12/27/1927||Rain||Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle||Male vocal duet, with saxophone, ukulele, and piano||instrumentalist, saxophone|
|Victor||BVE-41510||10-in.||12/27/1927||After my laughter came tears||Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle||Male vocal duet, with saxophone, ukulele, and piano||instrumentalist, saxophone|
|Victor||BVE-43320||10-in.||3/5/1928||Old fashioned locket||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||instrumentalist, steel guitar|
|Victor||BVE-43506||10-in.||3/27/1928||Tomorrow||Gene Austin||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone, steel guitar|
|Victor||BVE-43507||10-in.||3/27/1928||So tired||Gene Austin||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone, steel guitar|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sannella, Andy," accessed August 12, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110846.
Sannella, Andy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110846.
"Sannella, Andy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 12 August 2020.
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