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 151-175 of 180 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|OKeh||W81502||10-in.||10/3/1927||Mister aeroplane man (Take me up to heaven)||Noel Taylor||Male vocal solo, with clarinet and piano||instrumentalist, clarinet|
|OKeh||W81553||10-in.||10/19/1927||My blue heaven||Beth Challis||Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano||instrumentalist, guitar|
|OKeh||W81770||10-in.||11/2/1927||The song is ended (But the melody lingers on)||Irving Kaufman||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||instrumentalist, clarinet|
|OKeh||W81771||10-in.||11/2/1927||Just a memory||Noel Taylor||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||instrumentalist, clarinet|
|OKeh||W81939||10-in.||12/14/1927||Without you, sweetheart||Les Reis||Male vocal solo, with saxophone and piano||instrumentalist, saxophone|
|OKeh||W81971||10-in.||12/28/1927||I just roll along||Les Reis||Male vocal solo, with saxophone and piano||instrumentalist, saxophone|
|OKeh||W400097||10-in.||2/18/1928||Now I won't be blue||Nita Mitchell||Female vocal solo, with clarinet and piano||instrumentalist, clarinet|
|OKeh||W400098||10-in.||2/18/1928||Tell me you're sorry||Nita Mitchell||Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano||instrumentalist, guitar|
|OKeh||W402527||10-in.||7/11/1929||Ich liebe dich||Andy Sannella Novelty Salon Orchestra ; Smith Ballew||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|OKeh||W402528||10-in.||7/11/1929||At close of day||Andy Sannella Novelty Salon Orchestra ; Smith Ballew||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Brunswick||14592-14595||10-in.||1/7/1925||Me neenyah||Ray Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||arranger|
|Brunswick||E17074-E17076||10-in.||12/14/1925||Can't yo' heah me callin' Caroline||Andy Sannella ; William Wirges||Guitar solo, with piano||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Brunswick||E30002||10-in.||May 1929||Sliding on the frets||Andy Sannella||Hawaiian guitar solo||instrumentalist, steel guitar, composer|
|Brunswick||E30003||10-in.||May 1929||The blues of the guitar||Andy Sannella||Hawaiian guitar solo||instrumentalist, steel guitar, composer|
|Brunswick||XE30379||12-in.||7/25/1929||Brunswick brevities program C, pt. 2||Colonial Club Orchestra||Radio transcription disc :Jazz/dance band, with steel guitar solo||instrumentalist, steel guitar|
|Brunswick||XE31162||12-in.||10/9/1929||Brunswick Brevities program N, part 3||Margaret McKee ; Andy Sannella||Radio transcription disc : Saxophone solo;, whistling solo||instrumentalist, saxophone|
|Brunswick||XE31165||12-in.||10/9/1929||Brunswick brevities program M, part 5||Andy Sannella||Radio transcription disc : Steel guitar solo||instrumentalist, steel guitar|
|Brunswick||E19924-E19926||10-in.||7/26/1926||Love’s old sweet song||Andy Sannella ; William Wirges||Steel guitar and piano duet||instrumentalist, steel guitar|
|Brunswick||E19927-E19929||10-in.||7/26/1926||A dream||Andy Sannella ; William Wirges||Steel guitar and piano duet||instrumentalist, steel guitar|
|Brunswick||E21908-E21911||10-in.||3/16/1927||Macushla||Andy Sannella ; William Wirges||Guitar and piano duet||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Brunswick||E22127-E22130||10-in.||3/25/1927||Mother Machree||Andy Sannella ; William Wirges||Guitar and piano duet||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Edison||11445||10-in.||1/18/1927||Strumming (The blues away)||Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella||Male vocal solo, with clarinet, guitar, and ukulele||instrumentalist, guitar, clarinet|
|Edison||11446||10-in.||1/18/1927||'Deed I do||Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella||Male vocal solo, with clarinet, guitar, and ukulele||instrumentalist, clarinet, guitar|
|Edison||11626||10-in.||4/4/1927||Ain't she sweet?||Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella||Male vocal solo, with clarinet and ukulele||instrumentalist, clarinet|
|Edison||11627||10-in.||4/4/1927||I can't believe that you're in love with me||Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella||Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar||instrumentalist, guitar|
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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