Sammy Lowe

Sammy Lowe (May 14, 1918, Birmingham, Alabama – February 17, 1993, Birmingham) was an American trumpeter, arranger, and conductor.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 14, 1918 (Birmingham), Died February 17, 1993 (Birmingham)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, composer, arranger, songwriter

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-026855 10-in. 9/12/1938 (Shango, shango, shangoree) Rockin' rollers' jubilee Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-026856 10-in. 9/12/1938 I'm madly in love with you Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Merle Turner Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-026857 10-in. 9/12/1938 Let this be a warning to you, baby Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-026858 10-in. 9/12/1938 Miss Hallelujah Brown Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-026859 10-in. 9/12/1938 Weary blues Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-026860 10-in. 9/12/1938 King Porter stomp Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-027958 10-in. 10/20/1938 Strictly swing Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-027959 10-in. 10/20/1938 Do you want to jump, children? Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-027960 10-in. 10/20/1938 (Oh! Oh!) What do you know about love? Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-027961 10-in. 10/20/1938 A study in blue Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-027962 10-in. 10/20/1938 Easy rider (I wonder where my easy rider's gone) Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-027963 10-in. 10/20/1938 Because of you Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-035719 10-in. 4/8/1939 "I," the living "I" Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-035720 10-in. 4/8/1939 Let the punishment fit the crime Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-035721 10-in. 4/8/1939 Swing out (Theme song of Erskine Hawkins) Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-035722 10-in. 4/8/1939 Raid the joint Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-036943 10-in. 5/14/1939 Big-wig in the wigwam Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-036944 10-in. 5/14/1939 Polka dotty (Come out tonight) Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-036945 10-in. 5/14/1939 No soap Julius Dash ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with saxophone solo instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-036946 10-in. 5/14/1939 Swingin' on Lenox Avenue Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-038418 10-in. 7/18/1939 Hot platter Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-038419 10-in. 7/18/1939 Gin mill special Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-038420 10-in. 7/18/1939 Cherry Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-038421 10-in. 7/18/1939 Tuxedo Junction Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-038422 10-in. 7/18/1939 Weddin' blues Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-041378 10-in. 10/2/1939 You can't escape from me Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-041379 10-in. 10/2/1939 Rehearsal in love Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-041380 10-in. 10/2/1939 Satan does the rhumba Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-041381 10-in. 10/2/1939 More than you know Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-041382 10-in. 10/2/1939 Uptown shuffle Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-045784 10-in. 12/20/1939 I hadn't anyone till you Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-045785 10-in. 12/20/1939 Baltimore bounce Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-045786 10-in. 12/20/1939 Fine and mellow Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-045787 10-in. 12/20/1939 Saboo (Doing the saboo) Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-047277 10-in. 2/27/1940 Dolomite Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-047278 10-in. 2/27/1940 Midnight stroll Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-047279 10-in. 2/27/1940 Whispering grass Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-047280 10-in. 2/27/1940 Gabriel meets the duke Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-050157 10-in. 4/26/1940 Song of the wanderer (Where shall I go?) Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-050158 10-in. 4/26/1940 Too many dreams Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-050159 10-in. 4/26/1940 You bring me down Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-051260 10-in. 6/10/1940 Junction blues Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-051261 10-in. 6/10/1940 Sweet Georgia Brown Paul Bascomb ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with tenor saxophone solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-051262 10-in. 6/10/1940 Ashes in the tray Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-051263 10-in. 6/10/1940 Five o'clock whistle Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-051264 10-in. 6/10/1940 After hours Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Avery Parrish Jazz/dance band, with piano solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-057362 10-in. 11/6/1940 Put yourself in my place Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-057363 10-in. 11/6/1940 Norfolk Ferry Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-057364 10-in. 11/6/1940 Soft winds Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-057365 10-in. 11/6/1940 Nona Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-057724 10-in. 11/20/1940 Rifftime Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-057725 10-in. 11/20/1940 I know a secret Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-057726 10-in. 11/20/1940 S'posin' Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-057727 10-in. 11/20/1940 To-night you belong to me Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-060404 10-in. 1/22/1941 Keep cool fool Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-060405 10-in. 1/22/1941 No use squawkin' Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-060406 10-in. 1/22/1941 Who's beatin' my time with you? Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-065727 10-in. 5/15/1941 Uncle Bud Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-065728 10-in. 5/15/1941 Blackout Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-065729 10-in. 5/15/1941 Blue sea Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-065730 10-in. 5/15/1941 I love you truly Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-065731 10-in. 5/15/1941 Shipyard ramble Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-065908 10-in. 5/27/1941 Hey Doc! Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-065909 10-in. 5/27/1941 So long, Shorty Wilbur Bascomb ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and trumpet solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-065910 10-in. 5/27/1941 I'm in a low down groove Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-065911 10-in. 5/27/1941 Night after night Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067546 10-in. 8/8/1941 Someone's rocking my dream boat Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067547 10-in. 8/8/1941 Jumpin' in a julep joint Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-068712 10-in. 12/22/1941 Sometimes Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-068713 10-in. 12/22/1941 I don't want to walk without you Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-068714 10-in. 12/22/1941 Wrap your troubles in dreams (and dream your troubles away) Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-068715 10-in. 12/22/1941 [Unknown title(s)] Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-073288 10-in. 5/27/1942 Dont cry, baby Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Victor BS-073289 10-in. 5/27/1942 Bicycle bounce Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-073290 10-in. 5/27/1942 Lucky seven Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-073291 10-in. 5/27/1942 Country boy Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-075527 10-in. 6/29/1942 Bear-mash blues Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D5VB-0170 10-in. 3/28/1945 Drifting along Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Erskine Hawkins Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor D5VB-0945 10-in. 11/21/1945 Good dip Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D5VB-0946 10-in. 11/21/1945 I guess I'll have to get along without you Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D5VB-0947 10-in. 11/21/1945 Holiday for swing Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D5VB-0948 10-in. 11/21/1945 Let's have fun tonight Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ace Harris Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D6VB-1955 10-in. 10/7/1946 Feelin' low Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Erskine Hawkins Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D6VB-1956 10-in. 10/7/1946 Hawk's boogie Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D6VB-1957 10-in. 10/7/1946 Sammy's nightmare Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor D8VB-4092 10-in. 12/21/1948 Cold hearted woman Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D8VB-4093 10-in. 12/21/1948 Brooklyn bounce Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9VB-0280 10-in. 3/11/1949 Texas hop Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D9VB-0281 10-in. 3/11/1949 I wish somebody cared enough to cry Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76827 9/11/1950 so long, goodbye blues Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76828 9/11/1950 Skippin' and hoppin' Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76829 9/11/1950 Down beat Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76830 9/11/1950 Tennessee waltz Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80262 12/6/1950 After hours-1 Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80263 12/6/1950 No regrets Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80264 12/6/1950 Tuxedo junction-2 Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80265 12/6/1950 Bear mash blues-3 Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 80409 1/18/1951 Love never comes around Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80410 1/18/1951 Nona-1 Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80411 1/18/1951 Please don't put me down Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80412 1/18/1951 Station break Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 89338 2/9/1956 The yurt Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 89339 2/9/1956 Put your feet down on the ground Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 89340 2/9/1956 Nobody plays piano like Sacramento Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 89341 2/9/1956 Waltz in blue Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lowe, Sammy," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206027.

Lowe, Sammy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206027.

"Lowe, Sammy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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