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 26-50 of 62 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 38344 10-in. 8/17/1934 Limehouse blues Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38345 10-in. 8/17/1934 After you've gone Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38346 10-in. 8/17/1934 Chinatown, my Chinatown Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 38347 10-in. 8/17/1934 Alexander's ragtime band Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 39671 10-in. 7/3/1935 You're an angel Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 39672 10-in. 7/3/1935 Lulu's back in town Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 39673 10-in. 7/3/1935 In the middle of a kiss Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 39674 10-in. 7/3/1935 Every little moment Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 39675 10-in. 7/3/1935 I'm living in a great big way Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 39676 10-in. 7/3/1935 Chasing shadows Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 39677 10-in. 7/3/1935 The lady in red Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 39678 10-in. 7/3/1935 Name it Georgia Washboard Stompers instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 61567 10-in. 2/2/1937 Sunday Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 61568 10-in. 2/2/1937 No no Nora Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 61569 10-in. 2/2/1937 Swingin' down the lane Claude Hopkins and his Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 62140 10-in. 4/21/1937 Honey Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 62141 10-in. 4/21/1937 June night Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 62142 10-in. 4/21/1937 Church Street sobbin' blues Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 62143 10-in. 4/21/1937 My kinda love Clude Hopkins Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 63218 10-in. 2/1/1938 Rhythm in Spain Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 63219 10-in. 2/1/1938 Absolutely Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 63220 10-in. 2/1/1938 More rain, more rest Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 63221 10-in. 2/1/1938 How can cupid be so stupid? Jabbo Smith Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 63393 10-in. 3/10/1938 Good old bosom bread Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 63394 10-in. 3/10/1938 He's pulling his whiskers Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 26-50 of 62 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Ben," accessed November 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111262.

Smith, Ben. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111262.

"Smith, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 November 2020.

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