Wilbur Schwichtenberg (July 12, 1912 – July 15, 1989), known professionally as Will Bradley, was an American trombonist and bandleader during the 1930s and 1940s. He performed swing, dance music, and boogie-woogie songs, many of them written by Don Raye.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 12th, 1912 (New Jersey), Died July 15th, 1989 (Flemington)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1955
Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 95 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||39696||10-in.||7/11/1935||Let's swing it||Babs and her Brothers||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||39697||10-in.||7/11/1935||You're so darn charming||Babs and her Brothers||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||39698||10-in.||7/11/1935||My very good friend the milkman||Babs and her Brothers||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||39699||10-in.||7/11/1935||Double trouble||Babs and her Brothers||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||60029||10-in.||10/8/1935||Top hat, white tie and tails||Boswell Sisters||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||60030||10-in.||10/8/1935||Cheek to cheek||Boswell Sisters||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||60194||10-in.||12/4/1935||When a great love comes along||Babs and her Brothers||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||60195||10-in.||12/4/1935||Yankee Doodle never went to||Babs and her Brothers||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||60196||10-in.||12/4/1935||No other one||Babs and her Brothers||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||60197||10-in.||12/4/1935||A little bit independent||Babs and her Brothers||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||60463||10-in.||2/12/1936||Let yourself go||Boswell Sisters||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||60464||10-in.||2/12/1936||I'm putting all my eggs in one basket||Boswell Sisters||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||72756||10-in.||3/5/1945||Little Jazz boogie||Roy Eldridge Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||72757||10-in.||3/5/1945||Embraceable you||Roy Eldridge Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||73818||3/19/1947||A Sunday kind of love-1||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||73819||3/19/1947||That's my desire-1||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||73820||3/19/1947||Oh, lady be good||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||74000||7/11/1947||You're breakin' in a new heart||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||74013||7/22/1947||Don't you think I oughta know?||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||74014||7/22/1947||You're breakin' in a new heart||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||75227||9/6/1949||That lucky old sun||Louis Armstrong ; Gordon Jenkins and his Chorus and Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||75228||9/6/1949||Blueberry hill-1||Louis Armstrong ; Gordon Jenkins and his Chorus and Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||75868||2/17/1950||That's a plenty||Bob Crosby Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||75869||2/17/1950||If you can't get a drum with a boom-1||Bob Crosby Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||75870||2/17/1950||Rose room||Bob Crosby Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Will," accessed October 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/305344.
Bradley, Will. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/305344.
"Bradley, Will." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 October 2021.
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