Don Abney

John Donald "Don" Abney (March 10, 1923 – January 20, 2000) was an American jazz pianist.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 10, 1923 (Baltimore), Died January 20, 2000 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, celeste

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-1658 10-in. 9/29/1947 An ace in the hole Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D7VB-1660 10-in. 9/29/1947 Hey, sister Lucy (what makes your lips so juicy) Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 81634 9/27/1951 Because of you Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 81635 9/27/1951 Cold cold heart Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 82132 1/16/1952 Am I to blame Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 82133 1/16/1952 I hear a rhapsody Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 82134 1/16/1952 Wheels of fortune Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 82135 1/16/1952 Till the stars fall in the ocean Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88435 8/1/1955 Soldier boy Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 88436 8/1/1955 A satisfied mind Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 88456 8/5/1955 My one and only love Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88457 8/5/1955 The impatient years Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88458 8/5/1955 But not like mine Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 88459 8/5/1955 The tender trap Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105400 8/4/1958 Mister Meadowlark Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105401 8/4/1958 Skylark Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105402 8/4/1958 Bye bye blackbird Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105403 8/4/1958 Flamingo Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105404 8/4/1958 A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105405 8/4/1958 When the swallows come back to Capistrano Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105406 8/6/1958 His eye is on the sparrow Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105407 8/6/1958 The eagle and me Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105408 8/6/1958 When the red, red robbin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105409 8/6/1958 Georgia Rose Carmen McRae instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105410 8/8/1958 Bob White Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Abney, Don," accessed August 17, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200009.

Abney, Don. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 17, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200009.

"Abney, Don." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 17 August 2022.

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