Saxie Dowell

Horace Kirby Dowell (May 24, 1904 – July 22, 1974), professionally Saxie Dowell, was an American jazz and pop music bandleader and singer and songwriter.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 24th, 1904 (Raleigh), Died July 22nd, 1974 (Scottsdale)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, saxophone, composer, lyricist

Notes: Also known as H. K. Dowel in Victor ledgers.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-49138 10-in. 11/26/1928 Tell her (you really love her) Kay Kyser Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-09596 10-in. 7/14/1937 Remember me? Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09607 10-in. 7/22/1937 Got a date with an angel Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09608 10-in. 7/22/1937 Lamplight Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09672 10-in. 8/31/1937 I'd like to see Samoa of Samoa Maxine Gray ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09673 10-in. 8/31/1937 I still love to kiss you goodnight Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09674 10-in. 8/31/1937 The vamp Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09832 10-in. 11/17/1937 Take a tip from the tulip Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09833 10-in. 11/17/1937 Speak your heart Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Rosalind Marquis Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09834 10-in. 11/17/1937 In Dutch with the Duchess Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09835 10-in. 11/17/1937 Roustabout Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-09843 10-in. 11/24/1937 Swingin' in the corn Saxie Dowell ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-010371 10-in. 6/1/1937 Stop! You're breaking my heart Skinnay Ennis ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-010372 10-in. 6/1/1937 Whispers in the dark Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-010373 10-in. 6/1/1937 Powerhouse Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023268 10-in. 5/24/1938 You and me Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Judy Starr Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-023269 10-in. 5/24/1938 So lovely Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-035363 10-in. 3/28/1939 Three little fishies Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Smoothies Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-035364 10-in. 3/28/1939 The chestnut tree Saxie Dowell ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035730 10-in. 4/10/1939 Three little fishies (Itty bitty poo) Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble lyricist, composer  
Victor PBS-036417 10-in. 8/16/1939 Three little fishies (Itty bitty poo) Alec Templeton Piano solo composer  
Victor BS-046080 10-in. 1/5/1940 Playmates Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Smoothies Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-046458 10-in. 1/18/1940 Playmates Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-056509 10-in. 10/11/1940 Playmates Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar composer  
Columbia W147062 10-in. 9/25/1928 I don't care Jimmy McHugh's Bostonians ; Al Shayne Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dowell, Saxie," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111744.

Dowell, Saxie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111744.

"Dowell, Saxie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

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