Ben Smith

Benjamin J. Smith (born March 1, 1905, date of death unknown) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist. He was born in Memphis.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 1st, 1905, Died ? th, ?

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1943

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, clarinet, saxophone, tenor vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 62 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-022923 10-in. 4/27/1938 Jumpin' Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-022924 10-in. 4/27/1938 Feelin' high and happy Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-022925 10-in. 4/27/1938 At your beck and call Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-022926 10-in. 4/27/1938 Rock it for me Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-022927 10-in. 4/27/1938 Skull duggery Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-022928 10-in. 4/27/1938 I let a song go out of my heart Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023733 10-in. 6/24/1938 (A sky of blue, with you) And so forth Hot Lips Page Orchestra ; Delores Payne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023734 10-in. 6/24/1938 The pied piper Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023735 10-in. 6/24/1938 If I were you Hot Lips Page Orchestra ; Delores Payne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023736 10-in. 6/24/1938 I'm gonna lock my heart (And throw away the key) Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023737 10-in. 6/24/1938 Will you remember tonight tomorrow? Ben Bowers ; Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-032735 10-in. 6/24/1938 Small fry Hot Lips Page Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor [Trial 1915-01-22-03] Not documented 1/22/1915 Little house upon the hill Ben Smith Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1925-02-20-01] 10-in. 2/20/1925 Say a prayer for home sweet home Ben Smith Male vocal solo, with ukulele vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140341 10-in. 2/11/1925 Christofo Columbo Ben Smith Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140342 10-in. 2/11/1925 What a life May Singhi Breen ; Ben Smith Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140344 10-in. 2/11/1925 Do doo do Ben Smith Male vocal solo, with ukulele vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140345 10-in. 2/13/1925 You gave all your kisses to somebody else May Singhi Breen ; Billy Heagney ; Ben Smith Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 10245 10-in. 3/6/1925 Do-doo-do Ben Smith Male vocal solo, with ukulele vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 38338 10-in. 8/17/1934 Everybody loves my baby Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38339 10-in. 8/17/1934 Farewell blues Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38340 10-in. 8/17/1934 High society Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38341 10-in. 8/17/1934 I can't dance-1 Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38342 10-in. 8/17/1934 Tiger rag Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38343 10-in. 8/17/1934 Who broke the lock of the henhouse door Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 62 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Ben," accessed December 2, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111262.

Smith, Ben. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111262.

"Smith, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 2 December 2020.

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