J. C. Heard

James Charles Heard (August 10, 1917 – September 27, 1988) was an American swing, bop, and blues drummer.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 10, 1917 (Dayton), Died September 27, 1988 (Royal Oak)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, leader

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-2337 10-in. 6/11/1946 Blues to end all blues J. C. Heard Orchestra ; Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-2338 10-in. 6/11/1946 Among my souvenirs J. C. Heard Orchestra ; Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-2339 10-in. 6/11/1946 Mean to me J. C. Heard Orchestra ; Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-2340 10-in. 6/11/1946 Osculate me, daddy J. C. Heard Orchestra ; Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D7VB-0643 10-in. 3/11/1947 (Go to sleep) my sleepy head Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums, leader  
Victor D7VB-0644 10-in. 3/11/1947 I sold my heart to the junkman Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums, leader  
Victor D7VB-0645 10-in. 3/11/1947 The richest guy in the graveyard Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums, leader  
Victor D7VB-0646 10-in. 3/11/1947 Ain't no hurry, baby (with a guy like me) Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums, leader  
Columbia W26900 10-in. 6/07/1940 I'm pulling through Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
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, drums  
Columbia W26902 10-in. 6/07/1940 Laughing at life Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia W26903 10-in. 6/07/1940 Time on my hands Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia 31002 10-in. 8/07/1941 Jim Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia 31003 10-in. 8/07/1941 I cover the waterfront Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia 31004 10-in. 8/07/1941 Love me or leave me Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia 31005 10-in. 8/07/1941 Gloomy Sunday Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia 32405 10-in. 2/10/1942 Wherever you are Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia 32406 10-in. 2/10/1942 Mandy is two Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia 32407 10-in. 2/10/1942 It's a sin to tell a lie Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia 32408 10-in. 2/10/1942 Until the real thing comes along Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68480 10-in. 12/11/1940 Valse in D flat major, Op.64, No.1 ; (Minute waltz) ; (Chopin) Hazel Scott instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68481 10-in. 12/11/1940 Country gardens (Percy Grainger) Hazel Scott instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68482 10-in. 12/11/1940 Ritual fire dance (De Falla) Hazel Scott instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68483 10-in. 12/11/1940 Prelude in C sharp minor (Rachmaninoff) Hazel Scott instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68484 10-in. 12/11/1940 Two-part invention in A minor (Bach) Hazel Scott instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Heard, J. C.," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320583.

Heard, J. C.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320583.

"Heard, J. C.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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