Roy Kral

Roy Kral (October 10, 1921 – August 2, 2002) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, and vocalist. Known for his partnership with his wife Jackie Cain as the duo Jackie and Roy, he was also the brother of the singer Irene Kral and the father of actress Tiffany Bolling.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 10, 1921 (Cicero), Died August 2, 2002 (Montclair)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, vocalist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D9VB-0044 10-in. 1/6/1949 Whatta ya say we go Jackie Cain ; Charlie Ventura Bop for the People ; Roy Kral Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, songwriter  
Decca 83562 April 1949 Introduction and theme music-2: Yesterdays ; The peanut vendor Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83563 April 1949 Euphoria, part 1 Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 83564 April 1949 Euphoria, part 2 Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 83565 April 1949 Euphoria, part 3 Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 83566 April 1949 Fine and dandy Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83567 April 1949 East of Suez Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83568 April 1949 If I had you-1 Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83569 April 1949 I'm forever blowing bubbles Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 83570 April 1949 Pennies from heaven Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83571 April 1949 How high the moon, part 1 Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83572 April 1949 How high the moon, part 2 Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83573 April 1949 How high the moon, part 3 Charlie Ventura Septet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84421 5/5/1953 The great lie Jackie Cain ; Roy Kral ; Charlie Ventura instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 84422 5/5/1953 Turnpike Jackie Cain ; Roy Kral ; Charlie Ventura vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84423 5/5/1953 They can't take that away from me Jackie Cain ; Roy Kral ; Charlie Ventura vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84424 5/5/1953 The honey jump, part 1 Jackie Cain ; Roy Kral ; Charlie Ventura instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 84425 5/5/1953 The honey jump, part 2 Jackie Cain ; Roy Kral ; Charlie Ventura instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 85915 3/1/1954 Banana split Jackie Cain ; Roy Kral instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 85916 3/1/1954 Pa! Take me to the circus Jackie Cain ; Roy Kral instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 85917 3/1/1954 Love nest Jackie Cain ; Roy Kral instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 85918 3/1/1954 I hear music Jackie Cain ; Roy Kral instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 86581 7/14/1954 Isn't it romantic? Jackie and Roy instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 86582 7/14/1954 Just you, just me Jackie and Roy instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 86583 7/14/1954 Glasses 'n ashes 'n bottles 'n cans Jackie and Roy instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kral, Roy," accessed February 26, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205510.

Kral, Roy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205510.

"Kral, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 26 February 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205510

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