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Benson Orchestra of Chicago

The Benson Orchestra of Chicago was an American musical ensemble that was popular during the 1920s. Founded by Edgar A. Benson, its members at different times included saxophonist Frankie Trumbauer, drummer Gene Krupa, and pianists Roy Bargy and, later, Don Bestor, who served as its musical directors.

Birth and Death Data: Born Founded 1920

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

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Recordings (Results 151-162 of 162 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-32529 10-in. 4/21/1925 Ah-ha! Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-32544 10-in. 4/27/1925 Just a little drink Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-32709 10-in. 5/21/1925 I had someone else before I had you (And I'll have someone after you're gone) Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-32710 10-in. 5/21/1925 Pal of my cradle days Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-32711 10-in. 5/21/1925 The whole world is dreaming of love Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-32712 10-in. 5/21/1925 Because of you (The world is mine) Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-32713 10-in. 5/22/1925 When eyes of blue are fooling you Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-32714 10-in. 5/23/1925 Oh, how I miss you tonight Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-32715 10-in. 5/23/1925 Riverboat shuffle Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-33205 10-in. 8/3/1925 Mighty blue Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-33207 10-in. 8/3/1925 The farmer took another load away! Hay! Hay! Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor B-[Unnumbered 1922-06-18-01] 10-in. 6/18/1922 Clover blossom blues Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band Musical group  
(Results 151-162 of 162 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Benson Orchestra of Chicago," accessed June 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113937.

Benson Orchestra of Chicago. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113937.

"Benson Orchestra of Chicago." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113937

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