Vance Dixon

Vance Dixon (12 September 1901-unknown) was an American musician (alto saxophone, clarinet, vocals) and band leader of Chicago jazz, who was considered a novelty musician.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1895 (Parkersburg), Died 20th century

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocalist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W151600 10-in. 6/12/1931 Hot peanuts Vance Dixon ; Pencils Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, composer, leader  
Columbia W151601 10-in. 6/12/1931 Pete, the dealer in meat Vance Dixon ; Pencils Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, leader  
Columbia W151602 10-in. 6/12/1931 Laughing stomp Vance Dixon ; Pencils Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Columbia W151603 10-in. 6/12/1931 Who stole the lock Vance Dixon ; Pencils Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W405164 10-in. 3/10/1932 Moonshine Vance Dixon ; Pencils Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh W405165 10-in. 3/10/1932 Have you seen my baby's rumba? Vance Dixon ; Pencils Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick TC3978 10-in. 7/31/1929 Gill stomp Vance Dixon 47th Street Boys Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick C4182 10-in. 8/29/1929 Gill stomp Vance Dixon 47th Street Boys Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick TC3979 10-in. 7/31/1929 Blu-ku Vance Dixon 47th Street Boys Jazz/dance band leader, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dixon, Vance," accessed July 15, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110952.

Dixon, Vance. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 15, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110952.

"Dixon, Vance." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 15 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110952

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