Bert Shefter’s Rhythm Octet

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, piano, composer, Musical group, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-011050 10-in. 6/25/1937 S.O.S. Bert Shefter’s Rhythm Octet ; V. Brenner Jazz/dance band Musical group, director, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-011051 10-in. 6/25/1937 Chopin's ghost Bert Shefter’s Rhythm Octet ; V. Brenner Jazz/dance band Musical group, director, instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor BS-011052 10-in. 6/25/1937 Locomotive Bert Shefter’s Rhythm Octet ; V. Brenner Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, piano, Musical group, composer  
Victor BS-011060 10-in. 6/29/1937 Burglar's revenge Bert Shefter’s Rhythm Octet Jazz/dance band Musical group, director, composer, instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor PBS-036151 10-in. 4/26/1939 The lamp is low Lou Bring ; Dorothy Lamour Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-036838 10-in. 5/1/1939 The lamp is low Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037153 10-in. 5/25/1939 The lamp is low Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-038426 10-in. 7/19/1939 S O S Bob Hamilton Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Decca 65564 10-in. 5/15/1939 Monkey on a string Bert Shefter Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, director  
Decca 65565 10-in. 5/15/1939 Wig wag Bert Shefter Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, director  
Decca 65566 10-in. 5/15/1939 Farmer in a dilemma Bert Shefter Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, director  
Decca 65567 10-in. 5/15/1939 Trammin' at the fair Bert Shefter Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, director  
Decca 65568 10-in. 5/15/1939 Toast to Paganini's ghost Bert Shefter Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, director  
Decca 65569 10-in. 5/15/1939 Deserted desert Bert Shefter Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, director  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bert Shefter’s Rhythm Octet," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115073.

Bert Shefter’s Rhythm Octet. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115073.

"Bert Shefter’s Rhythm Octet." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115073

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