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Turk Murphy

Melvin Edward Alton "Turk" Murphy (December 16, 1915 – May 30, 1987) was an American trombonist and bandleader, who played traditional and Dixieland jazz.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 16, 1915 (Palermo), Died May 30, 1987 (San Francisco)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 61340 10-in. 10/23/1936 Moonlight on the Chesapeake Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61341 10-in. 10/23/1936 Sweetheart, let's grow old together Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61342 10-in. 10/23/1936 There's something in the air Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61343 10-in. 10/23/1936 Goodnight my love Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61344 10-in. 10/23/1936 Where the lazy river goes by Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61380 10-in. 11/4/1936 One never knows, does one? Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61381 10-in. 11/4/1936 Let me sing in Echo Valley Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61382 10-in. 11/4/1936 In the chapel in the moonlight Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61513 10-in. 1/13/1937 I can't lose that longing for you Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61514 10-in. 1/13/1937 Who's afraid of love ? Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61515 10-in. 1/13/1937 Oh say, can you swing ? Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61516 10-in. 1/13/1937 Timber Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61517 10-in. 1/13/1937 If my heart could only talk Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61518 10-in. 1/13/1937 One in a million Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61519 10-in. 1/13/1937 Ridin' high Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61998 10-in. 2/26/1937 Boo-hoo Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61999 10-in. 2/26/1937 I adore you Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62000 10-in. 2/26/1937 Big boy blue Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62001 10-in. 2/26/1937 Rockin' chair swing Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62015 10-in. 2/26/1937 I've got rain in my eyes Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62016 10-in. 2/26/1937 The trouble with me is you Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62017 10-in. 2/26/1937 Humoresque (Dvorak) Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62184 10-in. 5/10/1937 Turn off the moon Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62185 10-in. 5/10/1937 (Have you forgotten) The you and me that used to be Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 62186 10-in. 5/10/1937 Alibi baby Mal Hallett Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Murphy, Turk," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333050.

Murphy, Turk. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333050.

"Murphy, Turk." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/333050

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