Gene Allen

Eugene Sufana Allen (December 5, 1928 – February 14, 2008) was an American jazz reedist, who primarily played baritone saxophone and bass clarinet.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 5, 1928 (Chicago), Died February 14, 2008

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone saxophone

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D9VB-2775 10-in. 12/16/1949 Sitting by the window Claude Thornhill Orchestra ; Russ McIntyre Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Victor D9VB-2776 10-in. 12/16/1949 720 in the books Claude Thornhill Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 104855 4/23/1958 Song of India Warren Covington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 104856 4/23/1958 Tea for two cha cha Warren Covington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 104857 4/23/1958 My baby just cares for me Warren Covington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 104858 4/23/1958 Boogie woogie Warren Covington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 104872 4/24/1958 Swanee river Warren Covington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 104873 4/23/1958 Opus one Warren Covington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 104874 4/24/1958 Hawaiian war chant Warren Covington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 104875 4/24/1958 I'm gettin' sentimental over you Warren Covington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 105627 11/24/1958 A helluva town George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 105628 11/24/1958 Manhattan-Rico George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca L 7344 9/1/1953 Chattanooga choo choo Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca L 7345 9/1/1953 Danny's hideaway Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca L 7346 9/1/1953 Mr. Peepers Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca L 7347 9/1/1953 Cimarron Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allen, Gene," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/300980.

Allen, Gene. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/300980.

"Allen, Gene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/300980

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