Karl Kiffe

Karl Kiffe (July 6, 1925 – May 10, 2004) was an American jazz drummer featured in specialty numbers in a number of Hollywood feature films during World War II and later as a featured member of Jimmy Dorsey's orchestra.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 6, 1927 (Los Angeles), Died May 10, 2004

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 28 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73346 2/6/1946 Ain't misbehavin' (I'm savin' my love for you) Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73347 2/6/1946 I'll always be in love with you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73348 2/6/1946 I'm glad there is you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73349 2/6/1946 Perdido (Lost)-1 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73350 2/7/1946 J.D.'s jump Jimmy Dorsey and his Jammers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73504 4/15/1946 Doin' what comes natur'lly Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73505 4/15/1946 All that glitters is not gold Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73506 4/15/1946 (It's gonna depend on) The way the wind blows Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73507 10-in. 4/15/1945 A rose was a rose Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73508 4/15/1946 Apache serenade Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73509 4/15/1946 The same little chapel Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101791 3/4/1957 Skip-it-try beat Warren Covington and the Commanders instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101792 3/4/1957 Rock it commander Warren Covington and the Commanders instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101793 3/4/1957 Fire and ice Warren Covington and the Commanders instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 101794 3/4/1957 I can't leave Myrtle alone Warren Covington and the Commanders instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 3937 10-in. 8/29/1945 Give me the simple life Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 3938 10-in. 8/29/1945 It's the talk of the town Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 3951 10-in. 9/6/1945 Come to baby do Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 3952 10-in. 9/6/1945 Autumn serenade Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 3953 10-in. 9/6/1945 Sweet Lorraine Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 3954 10-in. 9/6/1945 A door will open Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 3955 10-in. 9/6/1945 Outer drive Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 4249 7/25/1946 The whole world is singing my song Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 4250 7/25/1946 One more kiss Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 4254 8/1/1946 Make me know it Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 28 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kiffe, Karl," accessed June 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325222.

Kiffe, Karl. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325222.

"Kiffe, Karl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 June 2024.

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