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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, Died December 10th, 1962

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, guitar, clarinet, steel guitar, leader, saxophone, composer, traps, arranger

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 180 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-43925 10-in. 4/27/1928 Ramona Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-46393 10-in. 12/15/1928 Where the shy little violets grow Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-46497 10-in. 10/5/1928 Sonny boy Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with steel guitar instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-48447 10-in. 12/10/1928 Carolina moon Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with saxophone and orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-50885 10-in. 5/16/1929 Sittin' and whittlin' Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-50886 10-in. 5/16/1929 Do you believe? Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-51014 10-in. 3/8/1929 My sugar and me Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-51015 10-in. 3/8/1929 Sweet Virginia rose Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-51018 10-in. 3/8/1929 All by yourself in the moonlight Billy and his Teagarden Orchestra [i.e., Billy Hayes Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-51019 10-in. 3/8/1929 I'm wild about horns on automobiles, that go ta-ta-ta-ta Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor CVE-51687 12-in. 5/6/1929 Gems from Follow thru Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-51809 10-in. 4/18/1929 Just in time Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-51810 10-in. 4/18/1929 I've got to have a mamma now Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-51811 10-in. 4/18/1929 When Carolina smiles Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-51812 10-in. 4/18/1929 Bay rum song Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BVE-51928 10-in. 4/26/1929 Blue Hawaii Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra ; Don Howard Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-53581 10-in. 6/25/1929 Love's old sweet song Chuck Campbell ; Victor Salon Group Trombone solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BVE-53917 10-in. 7/12/1929 Orange blossom time Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella Male vocal solo, with saxophone solo and orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-57515 10-in. 10/31/1929 Ellen, sweet Ellen Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-57532 10-in. 11/8/1929 I'll close my eyes to the rest of the world All Star Orchestra ; Andy Sannella Jazz/dance band, with guitar and male vocal trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-57533 10-in. 11/8/1929 Deep in the arms of love All Star Orchestra ; Andy Sannella Jazz/dance band, with saxophone obbligato and male vocal trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-63151 10-in. 9/25/1930 Rosa Orquesta Internacional Orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-63152 10-in. 9/25/1930 Pompas Orquesta Internacional Orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-63153 10-in. 9/25/1930 Mi media naranja Orquesta Internacional Orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-63376 10-in. 10/7/1930 Esperanza Orquesta Julieta Morino Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, steel guitar  
(Results 26-50 of 180 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sannella, Andy," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110846.

Sannella, Andy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110846.

"Sannella, Andy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.

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

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