George James

George James (December 7, 1906, in Boggs, Oklahoma – January 30, 1995, in Columbus, Ohio) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and flautist.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 7, 1906, Died January 30, 1995

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1948

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

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 48 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-066792 10-in. 10/16/1941 Sunday Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-066793 10-in. 10/16/1941 Ill wind (you're blowin' me no good) Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-066794 10-in. 10/16/1941 Back Bay boogie Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-066795 10-in. 10/16/1941 [Unknown title(s)] Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Columbia W152086 10-in. 1/25/1932 Between the devil and the deep blue sea Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Columbia W152092 10-in. 1/27/1932 All of me Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Columbia W152093 10-in. 1/27/1932 Home Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
OKeh W152087 10-in. 1/25/1932 Kickin' the gong around Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
OKeh W404422 10-in. 4/20/1931 Walkin' my baby back home Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
OKeh W404423 10-in. 4/20/1931 I surrender, dear Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
OKeh W404424 10-in. 4/20/1931 When it's sleepy time down South Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
OKeh W404425 10-in. 4/28/1931 Blue again Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
OKeh W404870 10-in. 4/28/1931 Little Joe Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
OKeh W404871 10-in. 4/28/1931 I'll be glad when you're dead, you rascal you Louis Armstrong Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
OKeh W404872 10-in. 4/29/1931 Them there eyes Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone  
OKeh W404873 10-in. 4/29/1931 When your lover has gone Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
OKeh W405058 10-in. 11/3/1931 Lazy river Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
OKeh W405059 10-in. 11/3/1931 Chinatown, my Chinatown Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
OKeh W405060 10-in. 11/4/1931 Wrap your troubles in dreams (And dream your troubles away) Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone, clarinet  
OKeh W405061 10-in. 11/4/1931 Star dust Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
OKeh W405062 10-in. 11/5/1931 You can depend on me Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
OKeh W405063 10-in. 11/5/1931 Georgia on my mind Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
OKeh W405064 10-in. 11/6/1931 The lonesome road Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, male vocal ensemble, and talk instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
OKeh W405065 10-in. 11/6/1931 I got rhythm Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with talk instrumentalist, clarinet, soprano saxophone  
OKeh W405154 10-in. 3/2/1932 Love, you funny thing! Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 48 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "James, George," accessed April 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111195.

James, George. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111195.

"James, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 April 2024.

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