Lamar Wright

Lammar Wright (June 20, 1907 – April 13, 1973) was an American jazz trumpeter.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 20th, 1905 (Texarkana), Died Manhattan

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, cornet, composer

Notes: Name originally spelled "Lamar" but commonly seen as "Lammar."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-37232 10-in. 12/13/1926 Thick lip stomp Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-37233 10-in. 12/13/1926 Harmony blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-37235 10-in. 12/13/1926 Yazoo blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-37236 10-in. 12/13/1926 White lightnin' blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-37237 10-in. 12/14/1926 Muscle Shoals blues Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-37238 10-in. 12/14/1926 Midnight mama Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-37239 10-in. 12/14/1926 Missouri wobble Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor BVE-53802 10-in. 6/3/1929 Market street stomp Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-53803 10-in. 6/3/1929 Ozark mountain blues Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-53804 10-in. 6/3/1929 You'll cry for me, but I'll be gone Missourians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BVE-53805 10-in. 6/3/1929 Missouri moan Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-53971 10-in. 8/1/1929 I've got someone Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-53972 10-in. 8/1/1929 '400' hop Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-53973 10-in. 8/1/1929 Vine Street drag Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-53974 10-in. 8/1/1929 Scotty blues Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-59173 10-in. 2/17/1930 Two hundred squabble Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-59174 10-in. 2/17/1930 Swingin' dem cats Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-59175 10-in. 2/17/1930 Stoppin' the traffic Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-59176 10-in. 2/17/1930 Prohibition blues Missourians Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
OKeh 8463 10-in. Sept. 1923 Waco, Texas blues Mary H. Bradford ; Bennie Moten ; Lamar Wright Female vocal solo, with cornet and piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Brunswick E36212 10-in. 3/3/1931 Minnie the moocher Cab Calloway Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 71825 10-in. 3/2/1944 Loose wig Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 71826 10-in. 3/2/1944 Chop chop Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 71827 10-in. 3/2/1944 Flying home No.2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 71828 10-in. 3/2/1944 Hamp's boogie woogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wright, Lamar," accessed September 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115460.

Wright, Lamar. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115460.

"Wright, Lamar." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115460

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