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Jimmy Joy

James Monte Maloney (20 April 1902 – 7 March 1962), known professionally as Jimmy Joy, was an American saxophonist, clarinetist, singer, and big band leader. His claim to fame was his ability to play two clarinets at the same time.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 20th, 1902 (Texas), Died March 7th, 1962 (Dallas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader

Notes: Sometimes listed as Jimmie Joy.

Recordings (Results 26-29 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C1960-C1961 10-in. 5/21/1928 Chilly pom-pom-pee Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick C1962-C1963 10-in. 5/21/1928 Today is today Jimmy Joy Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick KC614 10-in. Nov. 1929 Harmonica Harry Jimmy Joy Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal leader  
Brunswick KC615 10-in. Nov. 1929 Can’t you understand? Jimmy Joy Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal leader  
(Results 26-29 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Joy, Jimmy," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112515.

Joy, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112515.

"Joy, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112515

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