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Freddie Green

Frederick William Green (March 31, 1911 – March 1, 1987) was an American swing jazz guitarist who played rhythm guitar with the Count Basie Orchestra for almost fifty years.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 31, 1911 (Charleston), Died March 1, 1987 (Las Vegas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, composer, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 165 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-0404 10-in. 1/3/1947 Free eats Count Basie Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor D7VB-0886 10-in. 5/20/1947 Swingin' the blues Count Basie, his Instrumentalists and Rhythm Jazz octet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0887 10-in. 5/20/1947 St. Louis boogie Count Basie ; Count Basie, his Instrumentalists and Rhythm Jazz octet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0888 10-in. 5/20/1947 Basie's basement Count Basie ; Count Basie, his Instrumentalists and Rhythm Jazz octet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0889 10-in. 5/20/1947 Backstage at Stuff's Count Basie ; Count Basie, his Instrumentalists and Rhythm Jazz octet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0890 10-in. 5/21/1947 My buddy Count Basie, his Instrumentalists and Rhythm Jazz nonet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0891 10-in. 5/21/1947 Shine on harvest moon Count Basie ; Rhythm (Count Basie) Jazz quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0893 10-in. 5/21/1947 I never knew (I could love anybody like I'm loving you) Count Basie, his Instrumentalists and Rhythm Jazz nonet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0894 10-in. 5/21/1947 Sugar Count Basie, his Instrumentalists and Rhythm Jazz nonet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0897 10-in. 5/22/1947 I ain't mad at you (you ain't mad at me) Count Basie ; Count Basie Orchestra Male vocal solo, with scat solo, vocal chorus and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W26341 10-in. 12/13/1939 Night and day Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W26342 10-in. 12/13/1939 The man I love Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W26343 10-in. 12/13/1939 You're just a no account Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W26344 10-in. 12/13/1939 You're a lucky guy Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W26900 10-in. 6/07/1940 I'm pulling through Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W26901 10-in. 6/07/1940 Tell me more and more (and then some) Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W26902 10-in. 6/07/1940 Laughing at life Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W26903 10-in. 6/07/1940 Time on my hands Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick B20568 10-in. 1/25/1937 He ain't got rhythm Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick B20569 10-in. 1/25/1937 This year's kisses Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick B20570 10-in. 1/25/1937 Why was I born? Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick B20571 10-in. 1/25/1937 I must have that man Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick B21217 10-in. 6/01/1937 Foolin' myself Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick B21218 10-in. 6/01/1937 Easy living Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick B21219 10-in. 6/01/1937 I'll never be the same Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 165 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Green, Freddie," accessed February 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318803.

Green, Freddie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318803.

"Green, Freddie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 February 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318803

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