Wendell Eugene

Wendell Eugene (October 12, 1923 – November 7, 2017) was an American jazz musician from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a popular trombonist on the New Orleans jazz scene and recorded with artists such as Lionel Ferbos, Harold Dejan, and Kermit Ruffins. He was for a time the oldest active jazz musician in New Orleans.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1923 (New Orleans), Died November 7th, 2017

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1953 - 1965

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 85562 12/8/1953 Salty serenade Freddie Kohlman Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 85563 12/8/1953 I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus Freddie Kohlman Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 85564 12/8/1953 333 Bourbon Street Freddie Kohlman Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 85565 12/8/1965 When the parades go passing by Freddie Kohlman Band instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Eugene, Wendell," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112610.

Eugene, Wendell. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112610.

"Eugene, Wendell." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112610

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