Henry Jerome

Henry Jerome (né Henry Jerome Pasnik; November 12, 1917 in New York City – March 23, 2011 in Plantation, Florida) was an American big band leader, trumpeter, arranger, composer, and record company executive. Jerome formed his first dance band in 1932 in Norwich, Connecticut. His bands flourished throughout the 1940s, 1950s, and early 1960s. Jerome went on to become A&R director at Decca Records in 1959 and A&R director for Coral Records, a Decca subsidiary, in the late 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 12th, 1917 (New York City), Died March 23rd, 2011 (Plantation)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1956 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 89908 5/7/1956 Shattered dreams-1 Johnny Burnette Trio leader  
Decca 109869 11/25/1960 Yes, I'm lonesome tonight Thelma Carpenter leader  
Decca 109870 11/25/1960 [Unknown title(s)] Thelma Carpenter leader  
Decca 109871 11/25/1960 Gimme a little kiss Thelma Carpenter leader  
Decca 110712 6/9/1961 Again The Demensions leader  
Decca 110713 6/9/1961 As time goes by The Demensions leader  
Decca 110714 6/9/1961 Count your blessings instead of sheep The Demensions leader  
Decca 111171 10/4/1961 Basin Street blues Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111172 10/4/1961 The birth of the blues Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111173 10/4/1961 Blues in the night Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111174 10/4/1961 I get the blues when it rains Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111175 10/6/1961 Blue prelude Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111176 10/6/1961 Don't worry 'bout me Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111177 10/6/1961 I gotta right to sing the blues Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111178 10/6/1961 Cry me a river Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111179 10/10/1961 St. Louis blues Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111180 10/10/1961 One for my baby (and one more for the road) Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111181 10/10/1961 Learnin' the blues Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111182 10/10/1961 Blues my naughty sweetie gives to me Cab Calloway Orchestra leader  
Decca 111941 3/20/1962 Way down yonder in New Orleans Henry Jerome Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 111942 3/20/1962 Georgia on my mind Henry Jerome Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 111943 3/20/1962 Muskrat ramble Henry Jerome Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 111944 3/21/1962 Chicago Henry Jerome Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 111945 3/21/1962 Sweet Lorraine Henry Jerome Orchestra arranger, leader  
Decca 111946 3/21/1962 South Rampart Street parade Henry Jerome Orchestra arranger, leader  
(Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jerome, Henry," accessed June 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204951.

Jerome, Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204951.

"Jerome, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204951

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