Wilson Myers

Wilson "Serious" Myers (born Ernest Wilson Myers or Wilson Ernestine Myers, October 2, 1906 – July 10, 1992) was an American jazz double-bassist, vocalist, bandleader and arranger, best known for his contributions to New Orleans jazz.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 2nd, 1906, Died March 25th, 1991 (Philadelphia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-73398 10-in. 9/15/1932 Sweetie dear Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-73399 10-in. 9/15/1932 I want you tonight Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-73400 10-in. 9/15/1932 I found a new baby Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-73501 10-in. 9/15/1932 Lay your racket Sidney Bechet ; Billy Maxey ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-73502 10-in. 9/15/1932 Maple leaf rag Sidney Bechet ; Scott Joplin ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-73503 10-in. 9/15/1932 Shag Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-046832 10-in. 2/5/1940 Indian summer Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-046833 10-in. 2/5/1940 One o'clock jump Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-046834 10-in. 2/5/1940 Preachin' blues Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers ; Sonny White Jazz/dance quintet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass, vocalist  
Victor BS-046835 10-in. 2/5/1940 Sidney's blues Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38633 10-in. 9/11/1934 'Way down yonder in New Orleans Red McKenzie instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38634 10-in. 9/11/1934 I've got the world on a string Red McKenzie instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38635 10-in. 9/11/1934 From Monday on Red McKenzie instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38636 10-in. 9/11/1934 As long as I live Red McKenzie instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38662 10-in. 9/14/1934 Junk man Spirits of Rhythm instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38663 10-in. 9/14/1934 Dr. Watson and Mr. Holmes Spirits of Rhythm instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38664 10-in. 9/14/1934 That's what I hate about love Spirits of Rhythm instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38665 10-in. 9/14/1934 Shoutin' in that amen corner Spirits of Rhythm instrumentalist, string bass  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Myers, Wilson," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112576.

Myers, Wilson. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112576.

"Myers, Wilson." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112576

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