Stanley Black

Stanley Black OBE (14 June 1913 – 27 November 2002) was an English bandleader, composer, conductor, arranger and pianist. He wrote and arranged many film scores and recorded prolifically for the Decca label (including London and Phase 4). Beginning with jazz collaborations with American musicians such as Coleman Hawkins and Benny Carter during the 1930s, he moved into arranging and recording in the Latin American music style and also won awards for his classical conducting.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 14th, 1913, Died November 27th, 2002

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca CE 6741 10-in. 11/18/1934 Lost in a fog Coleman Hawkins instrumentalist, piano  
Decca CE 6742 10-in. 11/18/1934 Honeysuckle rose Coleman Hawkins instrumentalist, piano  


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