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Andy Sannella

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  
(Results 1-25 of 175 records)

Citation

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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110846

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