Jack McVea

John Vivian McVea (November 5, 1914 – December 27, 2000) was an American swing, blues, and rhythm and blues woodwind player and bandleader. He played clarinet and tenor and baritone saxophone.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 5, 1914 (Los Angeles), Died December 27, 2000 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-0406 10-in. 1/3/1947 Open the door, Richard! Count Basie Orchestra Male vocal duet, with comic dialogue and jazz/dance band composer  
Decca 70100 10-in. 12/24/1941 Just for you Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 70101 10-in. 12/24/1941 Southern echoes Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 70102 10-in. 12/24/1941 My wish Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 70103 10-in. 12/24/1941 Nola Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 70416 10-in. 3/2/1942 Royal family Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 70417 10-in. 3/2/1942 I can't believe that you're in love with me Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 70418 10-in. 3/2/1942 Blues in the news Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 70419 10-in. 3/2/1942 Exactly like you Lionel Hampton Sextet instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 70771 10-in. 5/26/1942 Now I know Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 70772 10-in. 5/26/1942 Half a love is better than none Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 70773 10-in. 5/26/1942 Flying home Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 70774 10-in. 5/26/1942 In the bag Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8422 10-in. 7/2/1947 Ouvre la porte, Richard! Jacques Hélian Orchestre ; Zappy Max Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McVea, Jack," accessed July 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206644.

McVea, Jack. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206644.

"McVea, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206644

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