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Jimmy Giuffre

James Peter Giuffre (, Italian pronunciation: [dʒufˈfre]; April 26, 1921 – April 24, 2008) was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, and arranger. He is notable for his development of forms of jazz which allowed for free interplay between the musicians, anticipating forms of free improvisation.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 26th, 1921 (Dallas), Died March 24th, 2008 (Pittsfield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, clarinet

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 40 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86791 9/3/1954 Private hell 36 Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86792 9/3/1954 Havana interlude Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86793 9/3/1954 Easy mood Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86794 9/3/1954 Daddy long legs Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86795 9/3/1954 Joshua Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86796 9/3/1954 Lilli Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86797 9/3/1954 Dance of the Lilliputian Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86798 9/3/1954 Private blues Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6036 2/2/1951 Valse triste Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6037 2/2/1951 Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6038 2/2/1951 Johnson rag Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6039 2/2/1951 Gospel train Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6257 4/28/1951 Tell me (Tell me why) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6258 4/28/1951 Sound off (Duckworth chant) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6259 4/28/1951 A pair of trumpets Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6593 1/14/1952 Cry Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6594 1/14/1952 A garden in the rain Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6595 1/14/1952 Unforgettable Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6596 1/14/1952 Adios Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 7392 10/2/1953 Hot shoe Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca L 7393 10/2/1953 Lonely way Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca L 7394 10/2/1953 Blues for Brando Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca L 7395 10/2/1953 Windswept Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca L 7396 10/2/1953 Beerle Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
Decca L 7397 10/2/1953 Chino Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet  
(Results 1-25 of 40 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Giuffre, Jimmy," accessed April 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203731.

Giuffre, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203731.

"Giuffre, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203731

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