Bubber Miley

James Wesley "Bubber" Miley (April 3, 1903 – May 20, 1932) was an American early jazz trumpet and cornet player, specializing in the use of the plunger mute.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 3rd, 1903 (Aiken), Died May 20th, 1932 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, composer, cornet, leader, director

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 74 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39370 10-in. 10/26/1927 Creole love call Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-39371 10-in. 10/26/1927 Blues I love to sing Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BVE-40155 10-in. 10/6/1927 Black and tan fantasie Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-40156 10-in. 10/6/1927 Washington wabble Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-41244 10-in. 12/19/1927 Harlem River quiver Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-41245 10-in. 12/19/1927 East St. Louis toodle-oo Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-41246 10-in. 12/19/1927 Blue bubbles Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BVE-43502 10-in. 3/26/1928 Black beauty Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-43503 10-in. 3/26/1928 Jubilee stomp Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-43504 10-in. 3/26/1928 Got everything but you Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-48102 10-in. 10/30/1928 I can't give you anything but love Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-48166 10-in. 11/15/1928 Bandanna babies Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-48167 10-in. 11/15/1928 Diga diga do Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-48168 10-in. 11/15/1928 I must have that man Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor CVE-49007 12-in. 12/20/1928 St. Louis blues Warren Mills and his Blue Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-49652 10-in. 1/16/1929 Flaming youth Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-49653 10-in. 1/16/1929 Saturday night function Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-49654 10-in. 1/16/1929 High life Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-49655 10-in. 1/16/1929 Doin' the voom voom Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-58183 10-in. 1/10/1930 What is this thing called love? Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-59532 10-in. 3/19/1930 Little Lawrence Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-59533 10-in. 3/19/1930 Harmony blues Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-59643 10-in. 3/20/1930 Fussy Mabel Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-59644 10-in. 3/20/1930 Ponchatrain Jelly Roll Morton ; Red Hot Peppers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-59800 10-in. 5/21/1930 Rockin' chair Hoagy Carmichael Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 74 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Miley, Bubber," accessed April 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110995.

Miley, Bubber. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110995.

"Miley, Bubber." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110995

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