Herb Ellis

Mitchell Herbert Ellis (August 4, 1921 – March 28, 2010), known professionally as Herb Ellis, was an American jazz guitarist. During the 1950s, he was in a trio with pianist Oscar Peterson.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 4, 1921 (Farmersville, Texas), Died March 28, 2010 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71813 10-in. 2/27/1944 Suddenly it's Spring Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 71814 10-in. 2/27/1944 Sure thing Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72258 10-in. 6/15/1944 Forget-me-nots in your eyes Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72259 10-in. 6/15/1944 Don't take your love from me Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72260 10-in. 6/15/1944 Blue rhapsody Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72261 10-in. 6/15/1944 All by myself Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72324 10-in. 6/29/1944 This heart of mine Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72325 10-in. 6/29/1944 One more tomorrow Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72326 10-in. 6/29/1944 Duration blues Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72327 10-in. 6/29/1944 Who, Ray! -1 Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72328 10-in. 6/29/1944 From the blue Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72648 10-in. 12/19/1944 I walked in with my eyes wide open Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72649 10-in. 12/19/1944 Robin Hood Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72650 10-in. 12/19/1944 I don't care who knows it Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72801 10-in. 3/28/1945 Dream Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72802 10-in. 3/28/1945 There, I've said it again Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72803 10-in. 3/28/1945 J.D.'s boogie-1 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72808 10-in. 4/4/1945 Can't you read between the lines Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72809 10-in. 4/4/1945 Lover-1 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72810 10-in. 4/4/1945 Negra consentida Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72811 10-in. 4/4/1945 There! I've said it again Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72860 10-in. 5/15/1945 Counting the days Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72861 10-in. 5/15/1945 Gotta be this or that Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 72862 10-in. 5/15/1945 While you're away Glen Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73346 2/6/1946 Ain't misbehavin' (I'm savin' my love for you) Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73347 2/6/1946 I'll always be in love with you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73348 2/6/1946 I'm glad there is you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73349 2/6/1946 Perdido (Lost)-1 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73350 2/7/1946 J.D.'s jump Jimmy Dorsey and his Jammers instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73504 4/15/1946 Doin' what comes natur'lly Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73505 4/15/1946 All that glitters is not gold Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73506 4/15/1946 (It's gonna depend on) The way the wind blows Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73507 10-in. 4/15/1945 A rose was a rose Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73508 4/15/1946 Apache serenade Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73509 4/15/1946 The same little chapel Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 3937 10-in. 8/29/1945 Give me the simple life Bing Crosby instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 3938 10-in. 8/29/1945 It's the talk of the town Bing Crosby instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 3951 10-in. 9/6/1945 Come to baby do Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 3952 10-in. 9/6/1945 Autumn serenade Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 3953 10-in. 9/6/1945 Sweet Lorraine Bing Crosby instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 3954 10-in. 9/6/1945 A door will open Bing Crosby instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 3955 10-in. 9/6/1945 Outer drive Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 4249 7/25/1946 The whole world is singing my song Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 4250 7/25/1946 One more kiss Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 4254 8/1/1946 Make me know it Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 4255 8/1/1946 The language of love Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 4256 8/1/1946 If I'm lucky Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 4257 8/1/1946 The things we did last summer Bing Crosby instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14785 1/4/1968 I was made to love her (the way I love you) Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14786 1/3/1968 Respect Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14787 1/4/1968 I never loved a woman (The way I love you) Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14788 1/3/1968 Chain gang Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14789 1/3/1968 Uptight (Everything's alright) Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14790 1/3/1968 Ode to Billy Joe Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14791 1/3/1968 My girl Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14792 1/3/1968 For your precious love Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14793 1/3/1968 (I can't get no) Satisfaction Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14794 1/4/1968 In the midnight hour Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14795 1/4/1968 Funky Broadway Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 14796 1/4/1968 Even when you cry Count Basie instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ellis, Herb," accessed February 5, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313943.

Ellis, Herb. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313943.

"Ellis, Herb." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 5 February 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313943

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