Coon-Sanders Nighthawks

Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra was the first Kansas City jazz band to achieve national recognition, which it acquired through national radio broadcasts. It was founded in 1918, as the Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra, by drummer Carleton Coon and pianist Joe Sanders.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 99 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-29837 10-in. 4/5/1924 Night hawk blues Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor B-29838 10-in. 4/6/1924 Red hot mamma Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor B-29839 10-in. 4/6/1924 Oriental love dreams Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor B-29840 10-in. 4/6/1924 There's no one just like you Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor B-29868 10-in. 4/7/1924 Why don't my dreams come true Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor B-29869 10-in. 4/7/1924 My daddy's dreamtime lullaby Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor B-31152 10-in. 11/9/1924 Lazy waters Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor B-31153 10-in. 11/9/1924 Moonlight and you Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor B-31154 10-in. 11/9/1924 Brown eyes Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor B-31172 10-in. 11/13/1924 Some of these days Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor B-31173 10-in. 11/13/1924 My best gal Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor B-31189 10-in. 11/16/1924 Show me the way Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor B-31190 10-in. 11/16/1924 Jing-a-ling-a-ling Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor BVE-32768 10-in. 7/13/1925 I'm gonna Charleston back to Charleston Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor BVE-32769 10-in. 7/13/1925 Alone at last Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-32770 10-in. 7/13/1925 I can't realize Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor BVE-33157 10-in. 8/7/1925 Hong Kong dream girl Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor BVE-33158 10-in. 8/7/1925 Who wouldn't love you Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra ; Joe Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-33159 10-in. 8/7/1925 That's all there is (There ain't no more) Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra ; Carleton A. Coon Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-33200 10-in. 7/28/1925 Yes, sir! That's my baby Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-33201 10-in. 7/28/1925 Everything is hotsy-totsy now Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra ; Joe Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BVE-33202 10-in. 7/28/1925 Dreaming of to-morrow Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor BVE-34056 10-in. 12/20/1925 Too bad Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BVE-34057 10-in. 12/20/1925 Don't be a fool, you fool Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet Musical group  
Victor BVE-34061 10-in. 12/21/1925 Louise, you tease Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
(Results 1-25 of 99 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coon-Sanders Nighthawks," accessed January 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309637.

Coon-Sanders Nighthawks. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309637.

"Coon-Sanders Nighthawks." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 January 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309637

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