Warren Covington

Warren Covington (August 7, 1921 – August 24, 1999) was an American big band trombonist. He was active as a session musician, arranger, and bandleader throughout his career.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 7th, 1921 (Philadelphia), Died August 24th, 1999 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, vocalist, performer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 167 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-068445 10-in. 11/28/1941 Cancel the flowers Mitchell Ayres ; Warren Covington ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-071435 10-in. 10/1/1941 The nadocky Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-071436 10-in. 10/1/1941 Ev'ry time Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-071437 10-in. 10/1/1941 I wanna go back to Texas Mitchell Ayres ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-071438 10-in. 10/1/1941 Minka Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music ; Warren Lewis Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal quartet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-073428 10-in. 3/12/1942 The Angelus rings again Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-073429 10-in. 3/12/1942 On Echo Hill Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-073430 10-in. 3/12/1942 Barrelhouse Bessie from Basin Street Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-073431 10-in. 3/12/1942 Oh, how I miss you tonight Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075094 10-in. 6/18/1942 Was it worth it? Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075095 10-in. 6/18/1942 The mamas with the moo-lah Mitchell Ayres ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075096 10-in. 6/18/1942 Don't forget to say "no", baby Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075097 10-in. 6/18/1942 The wolf song Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Johnny Bond ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075700 10-in. 7/31/1942 Under a strawberry moon Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075701 10-in. 7/31/1942 Kille kille (Indian love talk) Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075702 10-in. 7/31/1942 Can't get out of this mood Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-075703 10-in. 7/31/1942 Rock-a-bye Bay Mitchell Ayres ; Meredith Blake ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76851 9/18/1950 Aggravatin' situation Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76852 9/18/1950 Everybody wants to go to heaven Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76865 9/23/1950 Strangers Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76866 9/23/1950 Music, maestro, please Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76867 9/23/1950 Goofus Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100523 8/28/1956 Fools rush in Warren Covington and the Commanders vocalist  
Decca 100525 8/28/1956 You're driving me crazy Warren Covington and the Commanders vocalist  
Decca 100527 8/28/1956 Bewitched Warren Covington and the Commanders vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 167 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Covington, Warren," accessed September 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202173.

Covington, Warren. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202173.

"Covington, Warren." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 September 2021.

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