Mel B. Kaufman

Melville Bernd Kaufman (Newark, New Jersey, April 23, 1879 - New York City, February 21, 1932) was an American ragtime piano composer. Among his best known works were "Step With Pep" and "Happy Go Lucky".

Birth and Death Data: Born April 23, 1879 (Newark), Died February 21, 1932 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 60 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15500 10-in. 12/14/1914 Pick a chicken Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-16910 10-in. 12/16/1915 Good scout Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-18086 10-in. 7/10/1916 Introduce me Conway's Band Band composer  
Victor B-18764 10-in. 11/29/1916 Listen to this Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-20063 10-in. 6/4/1917 Yah-de-dah Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-20358 10-in. 7/3/1917 More candy Conway's Band Band composer  
Victor B-20379 10-in. 7/9/1917 It's a bird Conway's Band Band composer  
Victor B-20566 10-in. 9/17/1917 Umbrellas to mend Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-22092 10-in. 9/6/1918 Me-ow Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-22144 10-in. 7/10/1918 Muslin rag Conway's Band Band composer  
Victor B-22574 10-in. 2/7/1919 Persian moon Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22939 10-in. 6/25/1919 Who did it? Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-23306 10-in. 10/22/1919 Taxi Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-24399 10-in. 8/20/1920 Stop it! Pietro Accordion solo composer  
Victor BVE-42982 10-in. 9/25/1928 Beat it Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46185 10-in. 9/27/1928 Step on it Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49724 10-in. 2/22/1929 Here we go Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49725 10-in. 2/22/1929 Stick in the mud Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49726 10-in. 2/22/1929 Whoop-ee Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49727 10-in. 2/22/1929 Heads up Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49728 10-in. 2/22/1929 Saucy Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49729 10-in. 2/22/1929 On the dot Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49731 10-in. 2/22/1929 Ouch! Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49743 10-in. 2/23/1929 Shoot Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49747 10-in. 2/23/1929 Happy go lucky Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 60 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kaufman, Mel B.," accessed August 14, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112051.

Kaufman, Mel B.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 14, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112051.

"Kaufman, Mel B.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 14 August 2022.

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