Jep Bisbee

Jasper E. "Jep" Bisbee (29 July 1843 – 10 August 1935) was an American old time musician. Bisbee was one of the few oldtime musicians, who recorded for Edison Records recordings and one of the first rural musicians who ever produced a record.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 29th, 1843 (Ossian), Died August 10th, 1935 (Ludington)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, composer

Notes: Sometimes listed as Jasper Bisbee.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143304 10-in. 1/14/1927 Bisbee's waltz Henry Ford's Old Fashioned Dance Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 8794 10-in. Nov.-Dec. 1923 Money musk Jasper Bisbee Fiddle (violin) solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 8795 10-in. Nov.-Dec. 1923 Girl I left behind me Jasper Bisbee Fiddle (violin) solo, with piano and string bass instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 8796 10-in. Nov.-Dec. 1923 College quadrille Jasper Bisbee Fiddle solo, with piano and string bass instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 9259 10-in. 11/24/1923 Money musk Beulah Bisbee-Schuler ; Jep Bisbee Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 9260 10-in. 11/24/1923 The girl I left behind me Beulah Bisbee-Schuler ; Jep Bisbee Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 9261 10-in. 11/24/1923 College hornpipe Beulah Bisbee-Schuler ; Jep Bisbee Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 9262 10-in. 11/24/1923 McDonald's reel Beulah Bisbee-Schuler ; Jep Bisbee Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 9263 10-in. 11/24/1923 The devil's dream Beulah Bisbee-Schuler ; Jep Bisbee Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 9264 10-in. 11/24/1923 Opera reel with calls Beulah Bisbee-Schuler ; Jep Bisbee Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bisbee, Jep," accessed September 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112733.

Bisbee, Jep. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112733.

"Bisbee, Jep." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112733

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