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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 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  
(Results 151-175 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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