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.

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 53 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 53 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dowell, Saxie," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111744.

Dowell, Saxie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111744.

"Dowell, Saxie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

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