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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 - 1967

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, composer, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 130 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 ; 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  
Decca 62078 10-in. 3/26/1937 Exactly like you Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62079 10-in. 3/26/1937 Boo-Hoo Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62080 10-in. 3/26/1937 The glory of love Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62081 10-in. 3/26/1937 Boogie woogie (I may be wrong) Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62331 10-in. 7/7/1937 Smarty Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62332 10-in. 7/7/1937 One o'clock jump Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62333 10-in. 7/7/1937 Listen my children (and you shall hear) Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62334 10-in. 7/7/1937 John's idea Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62511 10-in. 8/9/1937 Good morning blues Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62512 10-in. 8/9/1937 Our love was meant to be Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62513 10-in. 8/9/1937 Time out Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62514 10-in. 8/9/1937 Topsy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62682 10-in. 10/13/1937 I keep remembering Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62683 10-in. 10/13/1937 Out the window Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62684 10-in. 10/13/1937 Don't you miss your baby? Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 130 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Green, Freddie," accessed February 5, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318803.

Green, Freddie. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318803.

"Green, Freddie." 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/318803

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