Danny Barcelona

Danny Barcelona (July 23, 1929 – April 1, 2007) was an American jazz drummer best known for his years with Louis Armstrong's All-Stars. He was a Filipino-American born in Waipahu, a community of Honolulu, Hawaii. He was also frequently introduced to audiences by Louis Armstrong as The Little Filipino Boy. Armstrong usually followed up by calling himself the little Arabian boy.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 23rd, 1929 (Waipahu), Died April 1st, 2007 (San Gabriel)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 118624 2/8/1967 Day dream-1 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 118625 2/8/1967 Step down brother, next case Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 118626 2/8/1967 Louis' dream Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 118627 2/8/1967 Northern Boulevard blues Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 119428 11/1/1967 The happy time Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 119429 11/1/1967 I believe Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 119430 11/1/1967 The gypsy in my soul Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 119431 11/1/1967 That's my desire Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 120103 3/26/1968 Sunrise, sunset Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 120104 3/26/1968 I will wait for you Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 120105 3/26/1968 Talk to the animals Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11192 10/8/1958 I love jazz Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11193 10/8/1958 The Mardi Gras march-1 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11194 10/8/1958 Basin Street blues-2 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11195 10/8/1958 Otchi-tchor-ni-ya-2 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, drums  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Barcelona, Danny," accessed April 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303061.

Barcelona, Danny. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303061.

"Barcelona, Danny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303061

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