Jack Washington

Ronald "Jack" Washington (July 17, 1910 – November 28, 1964) was an American jazz saxophonist, who was best known for his time in the Count Basie orchestra in the 1930s and 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 17th, 1910 (Kansas City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 116 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-38667 10-in. 6/11/1927 Sugar Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-38668 10-in. 6/11/1927 Dear heart Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-38669 10-in. 6/11/1927 The new Tulsa blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-38670 10-in. 6/11/1927 Baby dear Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-38671 10-in. 6/11/1927 12th Street rag Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-38672 10-in. 6/12/1927 Pass out lightly Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-38673 10-in. 6/12/1927 Ding-dong blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-38674 10-in. 6/12/1927 Moten stomp Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42924 10-in. 9/6/1928 Justrite Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42925 10-in. 9/6/1928 It's hard to laugh or smile Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42926 10-in. 9/6/1928 Slow motion Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42927 10-in. 9/6/1928 Tough breaks Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42928 10-in. 9/7/1928 Sad man blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42929 10-in. 9/7/1928 Kansas City breakdown Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42930 10-in. 9/7/1928 Trouble in mind Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42931 10-in. 9/7/1928 Hot water blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42932 10-in. 9/7/1928 When life seems so blue Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42933 10-in. 9/7/1928 Get low-down blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band, with vocal effects instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42934 10-in. 9/7/1928 She's no trouble Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-42935 10-in. 9/7/1928 South Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BRC-53012 10-in. 4/15/1931 Ya got love Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten ; Jimmy Rushing Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-55420 10-in. 7/16/1929 Terrific stomp Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-55421 10-in. 7/16/1929 Let's get it Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-55422 10-in. 7/16/1929 Kansas City squabble Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
Victor BVE-55423 10-in. 7/17/1929 Rite tite Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 116 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Washington, Jack," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111117.

Washington, Jack. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111117.

"Washington, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

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