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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 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  
(Results 1-25 of 95 records)

Citation

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

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