Demas Dean

Demas Dean (October 6, 1903 in Sag Harbor, New York – 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 6th, 1903, Died 1991

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, cornet

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W145626 10-in. 2/9/1928 Thinking blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W145627 10-in. 2/9/1928 Pickpocket blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W145628 10-in. 2/9/1928 I used to be your sweet mama Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W145670 10-in. 2/21/1928 Standin' in the rain blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W145671 10-in. 2/21/1928 It won't be you Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia W145672 10-in. 2/21/1928 I'm a cheater Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 60888 10-in. 3/11/1936 That's what love did co me Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 60889 10-in. 3/11/1936 You can't live in Harlem Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 60890 10-in. 3/11/1936 I wonder who made rhythm Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 60891 10-in. 3/11/1936 'Tain't a fit night out for man or beast Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 60892 10-in. 3/11/1936 I take to you Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 60893 10-in. 3/11/1936 Rhythm of the Broadway moon Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca C 9295 10-in. 8/15/1934 Under the Creole moon Noble Sissle and his International Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca C 9296 10-in. 8/15/1934 The old ark is moverin' Noble Sissle and his International Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca C 9297 10-in. 8/15/1934 Loveless love Noble Sissle and his International Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca C 9298 10-in. 8/15/1934 Polka dot rag Noble Sissle and his International Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dean, Demas," accessed December 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113104.

Dean, Demas. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113104.

"Dean, Demas." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113104

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