Morey Feld

Morey Feld (August 15, 1915 – March 28, 1971) was an American jazz drummer born in Cleveland, Ohio, perhaps best known for his work with the bands of Ben Pollack (1936), Benny Goodman (1943–1945), Eddie Condon (1946), Bobby Hackett and Billy Butterfield. In 1960 Feld moved to Denver, Colorado and worked with Peanuts Hucko's quintet.

Feld died at age 55 while attempting to fight a fire at his Denver home.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 15, 1915 (Cleveland), Died March 28, 1971 (Bow Mar)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 40 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-3280 10-in. 11/19/1946 Empty saddles Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-3281 10-in. 11/19/1946 Time on my Hands Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-3282 10-in. 11/19/1946 Basin Street blues Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-3283 10-in. 11/20/1946 Frenesi Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance octet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-3284 10-in. 11/20/1946 The Kerry dance Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance octet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-3285 10-in. 11/20/1946 The moon of Manakoora Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance octet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-3286 10-in. 11/26/1946 Standing in the need of prayer Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-3380 10-in. 12/6/1946 Body and soul Eric Siday Orchestra ; Eric Siday Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-3381 10-in. 12/6/1946 Chicken reel Eric Siday Orchestra ; Eric Siday Jazz quintet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67391 10-in. 3/25/1940 Oh! Baby Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67392 10-in. 3/25/1940 I need some pettin' Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67393 10-in. 3/25/1940 Susie Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67394 10-in. 3/25/1940 Big boy Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67477 10-in. 4/4/1940 Sensation Bud Freeman instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67478 10-in. 4/4/1940 Fidgety feet Bud Freeman instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67479 10-in. 4/4/1940 Tia Juana Bud Freeman instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67480 10-in. 4/4/1940 Copenhagen Bud Freeman instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68153 10-in. 9/26/1940 Gee, but I hate to go home alone Teddy Grace instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68154 10-in. 9/26/1940 sing, it's good for ya Teddy Grace instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68155 10-in. 9/26/1940 Gee what the boys in the back room will have Teddy Grace instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68156 10-in. 9/26/1940 I'm the lonesomest gal in town Teddy Grace instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 72674 10-in. 1/4/1945 Gee baby ain't I good to you Gulf Coast Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 72675 10-in. 1/4/1945 Is there somebody else Gulf Coast Five instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73818 3/19/1947 A Sunday kind of love Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73819 3/19/1947 That's my desire Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 40 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Feld, Morey," accessed February 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/314958.

Feld, Morey. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/314958.

"Feld, Morey." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 February 2023.

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