Lester Merkin

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: saxophone, alto saxophone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-034656 10-in. 5/8/1939 By an ivy covered wall Vincent Lopez ; Sonny Schuyler ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-034657 10-in. 5/8/1939 Igloo Betty Hutton ; Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-034658 10-in. 5/8/1939 Dark eyes Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-034659 10-in. 5/8/1939 Swinging with the goons Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-034904 10-in. 5/25/1939 Concert in the park Betty Hutton ; Vincent Lopez ; Sonny Schuyler ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-034905 10-in. 5/25/1939 My love for you Vincent Lopez ; Sonny Schuyler ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-034906 10-in. 5/25/1939 Especially for you Vincent Lopez ; Sonny Schuyler ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-034907 10-in. 5/25/1939 There's a small hotel Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-034908 10-in. 5/25/1939 I'm forever blowing bubbles Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-040247 10-in. 7/5/1939 The jitterbug Betty Hutton ; Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-040248 10-in. 7/5/1939 If I only had a brain (If I only had a heart, if I only had the nerve) Vincent Lopez ; Sonny Schuyler ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-040249 10-in. 7/5/1939 This heart of mine Vincent Lopez ; Sonny Schuyler ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-040251 10-in. 7/5/1939 You're driving me crazy Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-040252 10-in. 7/5/1939 All alone Vincent Lopez ; Suave Swing Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-066961 10-in. 7/18/1941 I used to love you (but it's all over now) Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-066962 10-in. 7/18/1941 I'd love you again Dick Judge ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-066963 10-in. 7/18/1941 Mickey Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-066964 10-in. 7/18/1941 Yes, indeed! (A jive spiritual) Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-066965 10-in. 7/18/1941 Amor Dick Judge ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 70385 10-in. 2/24/1942 Caterpillar creep Raymond Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70386 10-in. 2/24/1942 Eight letters in the mailbox Raymond Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70387 10-in. 2/24/1942 Kodachrome Raymond Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70388 10-in. 2/24/1942 Symphony under the stars Raymond Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70709 10-in. 5/4/1942 Carrier pigeon Raymond Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 70710 10-in. 5/4/1942 Secret agent Raymond Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Merkin, Lester," accessed December 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206731.

Merkin, Lester. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206731.

"Merkin, Lester." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206731

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