Saxie Dowell

Horace Kirby Dowell (May 24, 1904 – July 22, 1974), known professionally as Saxie Dowell, was an American jazz saxophonist.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 24, 1904 (Raleigh), Died July 22, 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 are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

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 composer, lyricist  
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 composer, lyricist  
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-055537 10-in. 8/26/1940 Ven a jugar Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BS-056509 10-in. 10/11/1940 Playmates Riley Puckett Male vocal solo, with mandolin and guitar composer  
Columbia 147062 10-in. 9/25/1928 I don't care Jimmy McHugh's Bostonians ; Al Shayne Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
OKeh W401617 10-in. 2/15/1929 The eyes of Texas Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet vocalist  
OKeh W401618 10-in. 2/15/1929 Shine on, harvest moon Carolina Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet vocalist  
OKeh W401619 10-in. 2/15/1929 Carolina moon Carolina Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet vocalist  
OKeh W401624 10-in. 2/19/1929 Carolina moon Cruthers Brothers Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
OKeh W401625 10-in. 2/19/1929 Wednesday night waltz Cruthers Brothers Male vocal duet, with instrumental accompaniment vocalist  
OKeh W401752 10-in. 3/27/1929 My castle in Spain is a shack in the lane Carolina Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W401826 10-in. 4/24/1929 Walking with Susie Carolina Club Orchestra [Hal Kemp Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W401827 10-in. 4/24/1929 That's you, baby! Carolina Club Orchestra [Hal Kemp Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet vocalist  
OKeh W403020 10-in. 10/2/1929 Somebody mighty like you Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Brunswick E27382 10-in. 4/20/1928 I don’t care Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal effects; without vocal (take G) composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E27579 10-in. 5/25/1928 I don’t care Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E27632 10-in. 6/1/1928 Get out and get under the moon Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take G) vocalist  
Brunswick E28191 10-in. 9/10/1928 I don’t care Victorian Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E28320 10-in. 9/28/1928 Washington and Lee swing Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet; without vocal (take G) vocalist  
Brunswick E28321 10-in. 9/28/1928 High up on a hill-top Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet; without vocal (take G) vocalist  
Brunswick E29479 10-in. Mar. 1929 That’s what I call heaven Saxie Dowell ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) vocalist  
Brunswick E29834 10-in. May 1929 When my dreams come true Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) vocalist  
Brunswick E32771 10-in. 5/14/1930 Give yourself a pat on the back Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble vocalist  
Brunswick E35058 10-in. 10/30/1930 She loves me just the same Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Brunswick E35409 10-in. 11/18/1930 Fraternity blues Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet and vocal ensemble vocalist  
Brunswick E35874 10-in. 2/19/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Carolina Club Orchestra [Hal Kemp Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Brunswick E36465 10-in. 4/14/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Carolina Club Orchestra [Hal Kemp Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet vocalist  
Brunswick E26087-E26088 10-in. 1/19/1928 Mary Ann Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Brunswick E26261-E26263 10-in. 1/25/1928 If I can’t have you (I want to be Ionesome—I want to be blue) Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet; without vocal (take E26263) vocalist  
Brunswick E26264-E26266 10-in. 1/25/1928 Mary Ann Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take E26266) vocalist  
Brunswick E26541-E26543 10-in. 2/16/1928 Who’s blue now? Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take E26543) vocalist  
Brunswick E26850-E26852 10-in. 3/7/1928 She’s a great, great girl Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Hal Kemp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take E26852) vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dowell, Saxie," accessed June 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111744.

Dowell, Saxie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111744.

"Dowell, Saxie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111744

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