Moses Allen

Moses Allen (July 30, 1907 – February 2, 1983) was an American jazz bassist.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 30, 1907 (Memphis), Died February 2, 1983 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, tuba, speaker

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 103 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-62599 10-in. 6/6/1930 In dat mornin' Moses Allen ; Chickasaw Syncopators ; Jimmie Lunceford Jazz/dance band, with talk instrumentalist, tuba, speaker  
Victor BVE-62600 10-in. 6/6/1930 Sweet rhythm Chickasaw Syncopators ; Jimmie Lunceford Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tuba  
Decca 38531 10-in. 9/4/1934 Sophisticated lady-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38532 10-in. 9/4/1934 Mood indigo Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38533 10-in. 9/4/1934 Rose room-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38534 10-in. 9/4/1934 Black and tan fantasy-1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38535 10-in. 9/4/1934 Stratosphere-3 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38541 10-in. 9/5/1934 Nana-1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38542 10-in. 9/5/1934 Miss Otis regrets-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38543 10-in. 9/5/1934 Unsophisticated Sue-3 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38544 10-in. 9/5/1934 Star dust-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38915 10-in. 10/29/1934 Dream of you-1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38916 10-in. 10/29/1934 Shake your head (from side to side) Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38917 10-in. 10/29/1934 Stomp it off-1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38918 10-in. 10/29/1934 Call it anything (It wasn't love)-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38967 10-in. 11/7/1934 Because you're you-1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38968 10-in. 11/7/1934 Chillun, get up!-1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 38969 10-in. 11/7/1934 Solitude Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39169 10-in. 12/17/1934 Rain-1, 3 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39170 10-in. 12/17/1934 Since my best gal turned me down-1, 3 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39171 10-in. 12/17/1934 Jealous-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39172 10-in. 12/18/1934 Rhythm is our business-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39173 10-in. 12/18/1934 I'm walking through heaven with you-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39551 10-in. 5/29/1935 Sleepy time gal-4, 5 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39552 10-in. 5/29/1935 Bird of paradise-2, 4 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 1-25 of 103 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allen, Moses," accessed July 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114075.

Allen, Moses. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114075.

"Allen, Moses." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114075

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