Tom Archia

Ernest Alvin Archia, Jr. (November 26, 1919 – January 16, 1977) known as Tom Archia, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 26, 1919 (Trinity County), Died January 16, 1977 (Houston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1943 - 1948

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Chess U7021 10-in. 1947 Not now baby Jump Jackson Band ; Benny Kelly instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Chess U7022 10-in. June, 1947 Hey pretty mama Jump Jackson Band ; Benny Kelly instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Chess U7048S 10-in. Early 1948 Hey Tom Archia All Stars (Musical group : Tom Archia) instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, composer  
Chess U7070 10-in. October 1947 Jam for Sam All Stars (Musical group : Tom Archia) instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, composer  
Chess U7071 10-in. 1948? Macomba jump All Stars (Musical group : Tom Archia) instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Chess U7072 10-in. 1948? Downfall blues All Stars (Musical group : Tom Archia) instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, composer  
Chess U7073 10-in. October, 1947 Slumber All Stars (Musical group : Tom Archia) instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, composer  
Chess U7094 10-in. 1948 Just about Easter time Jimmie Bell composer  
Chess U7139 10-in. 11/12/1948 McKie's jam for boppers All Stars (Musical group : Tom Archia) instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, composer  
Chess U7140 10-in. 11/12/1948 Boppin with Santa All Stars (Musical group : Tom Archia) ; Gene Ammons ; Tom Archia composer, instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Chess U7142 10-in. 11/12/1948 Talk of the town All Stars (Musical group : Tom Archia) ; Gene Ammons ; Tom Archia composer, instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73554 5/7/1946 Hi ho trailus boot whip Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73555 4/7/1946 Tippin' out Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73556 5/7/1946 Yard dog Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73557 5/7/1946 Les bounce Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca [Unnumbered World Transcriptions master] 11/16/1943 I surrender, dear Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca [Unnumbered World Transcriptions master] 11/16/1943 Lady be good Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca [Unnumbered World Transcriptions master] 11/16/1943 After you've gone Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca C 15095 10-in. 11/16/1943 The gasser Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca C 15096 10-in. 11/16/1943 Jump through the window Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca C 15097 11/16/1943 Minor jive Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca C 15098 11/16/1943 Stardust Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Archia, Tom," accessed June 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/301785.

Archia, Tom. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/301785.

"Archia, Tom." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 June 2024.

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