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Will Bradley

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 or co-written by Don Raye.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 12, 1912 (New Jersey), Died July 15, 1989 (Flemington)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 113 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-011669 10-in. 8/6/1937 Till the clock strikes three Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-011670 10-in. 8/6/1937 Make a wish Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-011671 10-in. 8/6/1937 My campfire dreams Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-011672 10-in. 8/6/1937 So many memories Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D7FB-0278 10-in. 4/22/1947 Quai de bercy Maurice Chevalier ; Henri René Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D7FB-0279 10-in. 4/22/1947 Quai de bercy Maurice Chevalier ; Henri René Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D7FB-0280 10-in. 4/22/1947 Vingt ans Maurice Chevalier ; Henri René Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D7FB-0281 10-in. 4/22/1947 Vingt ans Maurice Chevalier ; Henri René Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D7FB-0878 10-in. 5/19/1947 A Bercelone Maurice Chevalier ; Henri René Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D7FB-0879 10-in. 5/19/1947 You're in my dreams Maurice Chevalier ; Henri René Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D7FB-0880 10-in. 5/19/1947 Valentine Maurice Chevalier ; Henri René Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D7FB-0881 10-in. 5/19/1947 Valentine Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D9VB-2828 10-in. 12/29/1949 Untitled Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D9VB-2829 10-in. 12/29/1949 Some enchanted evening Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D9VB-2857 10-in. 12/29/1949 Oh, what a beautiful mornin' Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D9VB-2858 10-in. 12/29/1949 What's the use of wond'rin' Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D9AB-2859 10-in. 12/29/1949 Leave it to love Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor D9AB-2860 10-in. 12/29/1949 Farewell, Amanda Harry Prime ; Ralph Flanagan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
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  
(Results 1-25 of 113 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bradley, Will," accessed May 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/305344.

Bradley, Will. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/305344.

"Bradley, Will." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/305344

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