Les Jenkins

Birth and Death Data: Born 1929

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-02165 10-in. 10/18/1936 Head over heels in love Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-02169 10-in. 10/18/1936 May I have the next romance with you? Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03083 10-in. 11/24/1936 Tea on the terrace Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03084 10-in. 11/24/1936 I'm in a dancing mood Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03085 10-in. 11/24/1936 Keepin' out of mischief now Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03086 10-in. 11/24/1936 Jamboree Three Esquires ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03246 10-in. 11/18/1936 Where are you? Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03247 10-in. 11/18/1936 That foolish feeling Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03248 10-in. 11/18/1936 There's frost on the moon Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03898 10-in. 1/7/1937 The "goona goo" Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03899 10-in. 1/7/1937 If my heart could only talk Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03989 10-in. 1/19/1937 Who'll buy my violets Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03990 10-in. 1/19/1937 On a little bamboo bridge Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03991 10-in. 1/19/1937 How could you? Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-03992 10-in. 1/19/1937 Melody in F Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04201 10-in. 1/7/1937 Mr. Ghost goes to town Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04202 10-in. 1/7/1937 Lookin' around corners for you Three Esquires ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04532 10-in. 1/29/1937 You're here, you're there Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04533 10-in. 1/29/1937 Song of India Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04534 10-in. 1/29/1937 Marie Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04535 10-in. 1/29/1937 Dedicated to you Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04932 10-in. 2/18/1937 Thanks for everything Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04933 10-in. 2/18/1937 Liebestraum Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04934 10-in. 2/18/1937 Mendelssohn's spring song Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-06619 10-in. 3/10/1937 They all laughed Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-06620 10-in. 3/10/1937 (I've got) Beginner's luck Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-06621 10-in. 3/10/1937 Wanted Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-06622 10-in. 3/10/1937 Blue Danube Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-06623 10-in. 3/10/1937 Dark eyes Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-06674 10-in. 3/17/1937 Turn off the moon Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-06675 10-in. 3/17/1937 Jammin' Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-06676 10-in. 3/17/1937 I've got rain in my eyes Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-07807 10-in. 4/15/1937 Wake up and live Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-07808 10-in. 4/15/1937 Nola Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-07809 10-in. 4/15/1937 Satan takes a holiday Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor CS-07810 12-in. 4/15/1937 Stop, look and listen Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-07897 10-in. 5/6/1937 Love is never out of season Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-07898 10-in. 5/6/1937 If I put my heart in my song Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-07899 10-in. 5/6/1937 Our penthouse on Third Avenue Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-010129 10-in. 5/6/1937 (Can't you hear that) Mountain music Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-010130 10-in. 5/6/1937 Good mornin' Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-010148 10-in. 5/12/1937 Humoresque Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-010149 10-in. 5/12/1937 Goin' home Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-010342 10-in. 5/26/1937 You're precious to me Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-010343 10-in. 5/26/1937 Happy birthday to love Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-010344 10-in. 5/26/1937 Strangers in the dark Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor CS-010345 12-in. 5/26/1937 Beale Street blues Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-011359 10-in. 7/21/1937 Passionette Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-011360 10-in. 7/21/1937 Morning air Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-011361 10-in. 7/21/1937 Canadian capers Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-011362 10-in. 7/21/1937 The morning after Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-011363 10-in. 7/21/1937 Once in a while Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-018421 10-in. 1/27/1938 How can you forget Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-018422 10-in. 1/27/1938 More than ever Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-018423 10-in. 1/27/1938 There's a boy in Harlem Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-018424 10-in. 1/27/1938 Annie Laurie Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-019617 10-in. 2/3/1938 Annie Laurie Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-027210 10-in. 9/22/1938 Stompin' at the stadium Skeets Herfurt ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-027211 10-in. 9/22/1938 Have you forgotten so soon? Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-030731 10-in. 12/19/1938 A room with a view Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031491 10-in. 1/17/1939 Lover, come back to me Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031492 10-in. 1/17/1939 My heart stood still Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031493 10-in. 1/17/1939 Rosalie Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031494 10-in. 1/17/1939 Supper time Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031495 10-in. 1/17/1939 Vilia Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031823 10-in. 1/23/1939 The man I love Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031824 10-in. 1/23/1939 The donkey serenade Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031825 10-in. 1/23/1939 Bill Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031826 10-in. 1/23/1939 Zigeuner Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031827 10-in. 1/23/1939 Carioca Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031864 10-in. 1/31/1939 Alone together Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031865 10-in. 1/31/1939 Rose room Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031866 10-in. 1/31/1939 I want my share of love Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031867 10-in. 1/31/1939 It's all yours Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031868 10-in. 1/31/1939 This is it Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-031869 10-in. 1/31/1939 Delightful delirium Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-032961 10-in. 3/12/1939 Any old time Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-032962 10-in. 3/12/1939 I'm in love with the Honorable Mr. So and So Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-032963 10-in. 3/12/1939 Prosschai Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-032964 10-in. 3/12/1939 Deep purple Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-032965 10-in. 3/12/1939 I'm coming Virginia Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-032966 10-in. 3/12/1939 Pastel blue Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-032999 10-in. 3/17/1939 You grow sweeter as the years go by Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-035300 10-in. 3/17/1939 You're so indiff'rent Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-035301 10-in. 3/17/1939 Snug as a bug in a rug Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-035302 10-in. 3/17/1939 If you ever change your mind Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-035303 10-in. 3/17/1939 One night stand Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-035304 10-in. 3/17/1939 One foot in the groove Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036237 10-in. 6/5/1939 Octoroon Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036238 10-in. 6/5/1939 I poured my heart into a song Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036239 10-in. 6/5/1939 When winter comes Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036240 10-in. 6/5/1939 All I remember is you Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036241 10-in. 6/5/1939 Out of nowhere Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036264 10-in. 6/12/1939 I can't afford to dream Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036265 10-in. 6/12/1939 Comes love Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036266 10-in. 6/12/1939 Go fly a kite Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036267 10-in. 6/12/1939 A man and his dream Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036268 10-in. 6/12/1939 Traffic jam Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036269 10-in. 6/12/1939 Serenade to a savage Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036291 10-in. 6/22/1939 Easy to say Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036292 10-in. 6/22/1939 I'll remember Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036293 10-in. 6/22/1939 Moonray Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-036294 10-in. 6/22/1939 Melancholy mood Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042605 10-in. 8/27/1939 Put that down in writing Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042606 10-in. 8/27/1939 Day in─day out Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042607 10-in. 8/27/1939 Two blind loves Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042608 10-in. 8/27/1939 Last two weeks in July Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042609 10-in. 8/27/1939 Oh, lady be good Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042610 10-in. 8/27/1939 I surrender, dear Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042755 10-in. 9/28/1939 Many dreams ago Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042756 10-in. 9/28/1939 A table in a corner Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042757 10-in. 9/28/1939 If what you say is true Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-042758 10-in. 9/28/1939 Without a dream to my name Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043316 10-in. 10/26/1939 Love is here Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043317 10-in. 10/26/1939 All in fun Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043318 10-in. 10/26/1939 All the things you are Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043319 10-in. 10/26/1939 You're a lucky guy Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Tony Pastor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043367 10-in. 11/9/1939 Shadows Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043368 10-in. 11/9/1939 I didn't know what time it was Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043369 10-in. 11/9/1939 Do I love you Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043370 10-in. 11/9/1939 When love beckoned (In 52nd Street) Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-051280 10-in. 6/13/1940 Quiet please! (It's the drummer in me) Tommy Dorsey ; Buddy Rich ; Sentimentalists Jazz/dance band, with drum solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-051878 10-in. 7/17/1940 So what! Tommy Dorsey ; Don Lodice ; Sentimentalists Jazz/dance band, with tenor saxophone solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-055108 10-in. 10/16/1940 Swing time up in Harlem Connie Haines ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-055109 10-in. 10/16/1940 Swing high Ziggy Elman ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with trumpet soloist instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-055110 10-in. 10/16/1940 Do you know why Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-055111 10-in. 10/16/1940 Isn't that just like love Connie Haines ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-055112 10-in. 10/16/1940 Swanee River Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jenkins, Les," accessed October 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112886.

Jenkins, Les. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112886.

"Jenkins, Les." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 October 2021.

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