John Levy

John Levy (April 11, 1912 – January 20, 2012) was an American jazz double-bassist and businessman.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 11, 1912 (New Orleans), Died January 20, 2012 (Altadena)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1943 - 1948

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 74650 12/10/1948 Weep no more-1 Billie Holiday ; Stardusters instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74651 12/10/1948 Girls were made to take care of boys-1 Billie Holiday ; Stardusters instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74652 12/10/1948 I loves you Porgy Billie Holiday instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 74653 12/10/1948 My man (Mon homme) Billie Holiday instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24954 11/17/1943 Humoresque Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24955 10-in. 11/17/1943 I don't stand a ghost of a chance with you Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24956 11/17/1943 Minuet in swing Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24957 11/17/1943 The red jumps Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24958 11/17/1943 Melody in F Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24959 11/17/1943 She's funny that way Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24960 11/17/1943 To a wild rose Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24961 11/17/1943 Bugle call rag Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24962 10-in. 11/17/1943 Desert sands Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca C 24963 10-in. 11/17/1943 La cinquantaine Stuff Smith Trio instrumentalist, string bass  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Levy, John," accessed June 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327295.

Levy, John. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327295.

"Levy, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327295

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