John Collins

John Elbert Collins (September 20, 1913 – October 4, 2001) was an American jazz guitarist who was a member of the Nat King Cole trio.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 20th, 1913 (Montgomery), Died October 4th, 2001 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 68332 10-in. 11/11/1940 627 stomp Pete Johnson's Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68333 10-in. 11/11/1940 Piney Brown blues Pete Johnson's Band ; Joe Turner instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68334 10-in. 11/11/1940 Lafayette Hot Lips Page Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68335 10-in. 11/11/1940 South Hot Lips Page Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68435 10-in. 12/3/1940 Harlem rhumbain' the blues Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68436 10-in. 12/3/1940 No matter where you are Hot Lips Page and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68605 10-in. 1/21/1941 Wee baby blues Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68606 10-in. 1/21/1941 Stompin' at the Savoy Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68607 10-in. 1/21/1941 Last goodbye blues Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 68608 10-in. 1/21/1941 Battery bounce Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76732 8/15/1950 I'll never be free Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76843 9/13/1950 Autumn leaves Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76844 9/13/1950 White Christmas Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76845 9/14/1950 Jingle bells Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76846 9/14/1950 Where or when Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76847 9/14/1950 Blue again Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76899 9/26/1950 Santa Claus got stuck in my chimney Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 76900 9/26/1950 Molasses, molasses Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 80993 5/10/1951 Experience Martha Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 80994 5/10/1951 How could anything be so bad Martha Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 80995 5/10/1951 You're the doctor Martha Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 80996 5/10/1951 Piano player boogie Martha Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81186 6/18/1951 Alarm clock boogie Bill Darnell ; Georgie Auld Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81187 6/18/1951 You blew out the flame Bill Darnell ; Georgie Auld Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 81188 6/18/1951 The Christmas ball Bill Darnell ; Georgie Auld Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Collins, John," accessed December 1, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309178.

Collins, John. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309178.

"Collins, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 1 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309178

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