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Allen Eager

Allen Eager (January 10, 1927 – April 13, 2003) was an American jazz tenor and alto saxophonist who also competed in auto racing and took part in LSD experiments.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 10th, 1927 (New York City), Died April 13th, 2003 (Daytona Beach)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1943 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71498 10-in. 11/8/1943 The music stopped Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71499 10-in. 11/8/1943 Do nothin' till you hear from me-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71500 10-in. 11/8/1943 I couldn't sleep a wink last night Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71501 10-in. 11/8/1943 By the river of the roses Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71502 10-in. 11/8/1943 Basie's basement-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71503 10-in. 11/8/1943 Who dat up there ? Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71626 10-in. 1/8/1944 Noah-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71627 10-in. 1/8/1944 I've got you under my skin-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71628 10-in. 1/8/1944 I get a kick out of you-1 Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71629 10-in. 1/8/1944 I'll get by Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83154 7/11/1952 T and S, part 1 Terry Gibbs Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83155 7/11/1952 You don't know what love is-1 Terry Gibbs Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83156 7/11/1952 T and S, part 2 (Three little words) Terry Gibbs Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83157 7/11/1952 Flying home Terry Gibbs Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83458 9/30/1952 T and s Jr. Terry Gibbs Sextet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca SRC 145 10-in. September 1945 Chelsea bridge Johnny Bothwell Swingtet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca SRC 146 10-in. September 1945 [Unknown title(s)] Johnny Bothwell Swingtet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca SRC 147 10-in. September 1945 [Unknown title(s)] Johnny Bothwell Swingtet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca SRC 148 10-in. September 1945 I cover the waterfront Johnny Bothwell Swingtet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca SRC 151 10-in. September 1945 [Unknown title(s)] Johnny Bothwell Swingtet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca SRC 152 10-in. September 1945 Dear Max Johnny Bothwell Swingtet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca SRC 153 10-in. September 1945 [Unknown title(s)] Johnny Bothwell Swingtet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca SRC 189 10-in. 1945 22 steps from the corner Johnny Bothwell Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca SRC 190 10-in. 1945 Strange feeling Johnny Bothwell Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca N 1403 10-in. 1/8/1944 Crying sands Woody Herman Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Eager, Allen," accessed November 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313377.

Eager, Allen. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313377.

"Eager, Allen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313377

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