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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 126-150 of 180 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 145875 10-in. 4/25/1928 Lou'siana lullaby Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Columbia W145884 10-in. 4/4/1928 Dear old girl of Delta Sigma Phi Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and ukulele (takes 1-4); with male vocal solo, steel guitar, and ukulele (takes 5-8) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia W146274 10-in. 4/23/1928 Lil' ol' home Creole Crooner Male vocal solo, with steel guitar and ukulele instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 146275 10-in. 4/25/1928 Jack and Jill Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio leader, instrumentalist, alto saxophone, composer  
Columbia 146276 10-in. 4/25/1928 Rag doll Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio leader, instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Columbia W146280 10-in. 4/28/1928 Aileen Andy Sannella ; Jack Shilkret Alto saxophone solo, with piano instrumentalist, alto saxophone, composer  
Columbia W146281 10-in. 4/28/1928 Jack and Jill Andy Sannella ; Jack Shilkret Alto saxophone solo, with piano instrumentalist, alto saxophone, composer  
Columbia W146340 10-in. 5/24/1928 Happy days and lonely nights Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with violin, steel guitar, and piano instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia W146341 10-in. 5/24/1928 Lonely little bluebird Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with violin, steel guitar, and piano instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 146412 10-in. 6/7/1928 Don't keep me in the dark, bright eyes Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Columbia 146413 10-in. 6/7/1928 Rosette Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, leader  
Columbia 146414 10-in. 6/7/1928 For old times' sake Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, leader  
Columbia W146415 10-in. 6/7/1928 Kiddie kapers Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet, leader  
Columbia W148187 10-in. 4/8/1929 Lady of the morning Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, leader  
Columbia W148188 10-in. 4/8/1929 Perfume of roses Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, leader  
Columbia W148189 10-in. 4/8/1929 I'll see you thru Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, leader  
Columbia W148525 10-in. 5/14/1929 Evangeline Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W80405 10-in. 2/8/1927 Since I found you Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar and ukulele instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W80406 10-in. 2/8/1927 Ain't she sweet? Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with clarinet and ukulele instrumentalist, clarinet  
OKeh W80718 10-in. 4/12/1927 Russian lullaby Noel Taylor Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W81246 10-in. 8/17/1927 Give me a night in June Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with clarinet and piano instrumentalist, clarinet  
OKeh W81247 10-in. 8/17/1927 Are you happy? Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W81278 10-in. 8/26/1927 Swanee shore Alma Rotter ; Tampa Blue Two Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W81279 10-in. 8/26/1927 Someday you'll say "O.K." Alma Rotter Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W81501 10-in. 10/3/1927 I never dreamed Noel Taylor Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 126-150 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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