George Orendorff

George Robert Orendorff (March 18, 1906 - June 28, 1984) was an American jazz trumpeter.

Orendorff was born in Atlanta but his family moved to Chicago when he was nine years old. He learned guitar before picking up cornet, and played early in his career in Chicago dance bands. In 1925 he moved to Los Angeles, where he played with Paul Howard from 1925 to 1930. He played with Les Hite for most of the 1930s and recorded with Louis Armstrong in 1930-1931. In the 1940s he accompanied Ceele Burke, and worked with Maxwell Davis, Ike Lloyd, and T-Bone Walker among others later in his career.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 18th, 1906 (Atlanta), Died June 28th, 1984

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-50830 10-in. 4/16/1929 Over night blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-50831 10-in. 4/16/1929 Quality shout Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-50868 10-in. 4/28/1929 The ramble Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-50869 10-in. 4/28/1929 Moonlight blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-50870 10-in. 4/28/1929 Charlie's idea Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-50877 10-in. 4/29/1929 Stuff Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-54477 10-in. 10/21/1929 Harlem Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-54478 10-in. 10/21/1929 Cuttin' up Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-54585 10-in. 2/3/1930 New kinda blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-54586 10-in. 2/3/1930 California swing Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-54847 10-in. 6/25/1930 Burma girl Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBVE-54848 10-in. 6/25/1930 Gettin' ready blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
OKeh W404411 10-in. 10/9/1930 Body and soul Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
OKeh W404412 10-in. 10/16/1930 Memories of you Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
OKeh W404413 10-in. 10/16/1930 You're lucky to me Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/ dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Orendorff, George," accessed August 8, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112502.

Orendorff, George. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 8, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112502.

"Orendorff, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 8 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112502

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