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
= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
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|
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.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license
Send the Editors a message about this record.