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Sonny Cohn

George Thomas Cohn (March 14, 1925 – November 7, 2006), known professionally as Sonny Cohn; was an American jazz trumpeter whose career spanned over six decades. After working four fifteen years with Red Saunders (1945–1960), Cohn went on to spend another twenty four years in Count Basie's trumpet section (1960–1984).

Birth and Death Data: Born March 14th, 1925 (Chicago), Died November 7th, 2006 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1960 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 108523 1/4/1960 I gotta right to sing the blues Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108524 1/4/1960 The lady is a tramp Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108525 1/4/1960 I got a woman Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108526 1/4/1960 Do nothin' till you hear from me Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108527 1/6/1960 Till then Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108528 1/6/1960 Get on the right track, baby Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108529 1/6/1960 Face to face Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108554 1/7/1960 There is no greater love Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108555 1/7/1960 This little girl of mine Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108556 1/7/1960 Gee baby, ain't I good to you? Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 108557 1/7/1960 Mess around Sammy Davis, Jr. instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 119508 8/16/1967 Green onions Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14618 8/16/1967 Goin' out of my head Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14619 8/16/1967 Hang on sloopy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14620 8/16/1967 Green onions Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14621 8/16/1967 Knock on wood Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14622 8/15/1967 Bright lights, big city Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14623 8/15/1967 Mercy, mercy, mercy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14624 8/15/1967 Don't let the sun catch you crying-1 Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14625 8/15/1967 Ain't too proud to beg Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14626 8/17/1967 Let the good times roll Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14627 8/17/1967 Reach out, I'll be there Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14628 8/17/1967 In the heat of the night Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14629 8/17/1967 Memphis, Tennessee Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 14785 1/4/1968 I was made to love her (the way I love you) Count Basie instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cohn, Sonny," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309051.

Cohn, Sonny. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309051.

"Cohn, Sonny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309051

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