Keg Johnson

Frederic Homer Johnson (November 19, 1908 – November 8, 1967), professionally Keg Johnson was an American jazz trombonist, he was the great uncle of rapper Prodigy

Birth and Death Data: Born November 19th, 1908 (Dallas), Died November 8th, 1967 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-75105 10-in. 1/28/1933 Snowball Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-75106 10-in. 1/28/1933 Mahogany Hall stomp Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-75107 10-in. 1/28/1933 Swing you cats Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38598 10-in. 9/11/1934 Limehouse blues-1, 5 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38599 10-in. 9/11/1934 Shanghai shuffle-2, 3 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38600 10-in. 9/11/1934 Big John special-3, 4 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38601 10-in. 9/11/1934 Happy as the day is long-3, 5 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38602 10-in. 9/12/1934 Tidal wave-1, 4 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38603 10-in. 9/12/1934 Down South camp meeting-1, 2 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38604 10-in. 9/12/1934 Wrappin' it up-2, 3 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38605 10-in. 9/12/1934 Memphis blues-3 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38723 10-in. 9/25/1934 Wild party-1, 5 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38724 10-in. 9/25/1934 Rug cutter's swing-1, 2, 4 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38725 10-in. 9/25/1934 Hotter than 'ell-1, 4 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38728 10-in. 9/25/1934 Liza-1, 3 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca SRC 2070 10-in. 5/5/1949 Baby, it's cold outside Cab Calloway and his Cab Jivers instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca SRC 2071 10-in. 5/5/1949 The hucklebuck Cab Calloway and his Cab Jivers instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca SRC 2072 10-in. 5/5/1949 I've got the world on a string Cab Calloway and his Cab Jivers instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca SRC 2073 10-in. 5/5/1949 Why can't you behave Cab Calloway and his Cab Jivers instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Keg," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114703.

Johnson, Keg. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114703.

"Johnson, Keg." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114703

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