Cecil Payne

Cecil Payne (December 14, 1922 – November 27, 2007) was an American jazz baritone saxophonist born in Brooklyn, New York. Payne also played the alto saxophone and flute. He played with other prominent jazz musicians, in particular Dizzy Gillespie and Randy Weston, in addition to his solo work as bandleader.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 14, 1922 (Brooklyn), Died November 17, 2007 (New Jersey)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone saxophone, saxophone

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D8VB-4148 10-in. 12/29/1948 Guarachi guaro Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D8VB-4149 10-in. 12/29/1948 Duff capers Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra ; Dizzy Gillespie ; Dizzy Gillespie Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D8VB-4150 10-in. 12/29/1948 Lover, come back to me Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra ; Dizzy Gillespie ; Dizzy Gillespie Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D8VB-4151 10-in. 12/29/1948 I'm be boppin' too Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 73688 9/24/1946 Lover come back to me Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 73689 9/24/1946 Rockin' chair Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 73690 9/24/1946 It's the talk of the town Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 73691 9/24/1946 I surrender dear Roy Eldridge Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74786 3/2/1949 Milk cow blues Cozy Cole Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74787 3/2/1949 Until I fell for you Cozy Cole Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74788 3/2/1949 The hucklebuck Cozy Cole Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74789 3/2/1949 Red light Cozy Cole Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 75004 6/21/1949 Egg head Cecil Payne Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 75005 6/21/1949 No chops Cecil Payne Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 75006 6/21/1949 Big Joe Cecil Payne Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 75007 6/21/1949 Hippy dippy Cecil Payne Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 75523 11/25/1949 The worst is yet to come Cecil Payne Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 75524 11/25/1949 Angel child Cecil Payne Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 75525 11/25/1949 Block buster boogie Cecil Payne Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 75526 11/25/1949 Ham hocks Cecil Payne Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 81483 10/19/1951 (It's a) Sin Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 81484 10/19/1951 And so to sleep again Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 81601 9/21/1951 What's the reason Dick (Dickie) Thompson instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 81602 9/21/1951 Whiskey and gin Dick (Dickie) Thompson instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 81603 9/21/1951 You can't run away from love Dick (Dickie) Thompson instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84885 7/20/1953 My kinda love Jackie Paris ; Tony Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84886 7/20/1953 Time to go Tony Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84887 7/20/1953 Opus one Jackie Paris ; Tony Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84888 7/20/1953 The blues have got me Tony Scott Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84899 7/23/1953 Blues in lament Benny (Bennie) Green instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84900 7/23/1953 Blow your horn Benny (Bennie) Green instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84901 7/23/1953 Expense account Benny (Bennie) Green instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 84902 7/23/1953 Takin' my time Benny (Bennie) Green instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 88657 9/16/1955 Timmy's tune Joe Holiday and his Band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 88658 9/16/1955 Love is a many splendored thing Joe Holiday and his Band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 88659 9/16/1955 Opening night Joe Holiday and his Band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 88660 9/16/1955 Tiny mite Joe Holiday and his Band instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 101595 2/7/1957 Curtain call Joe Holiday instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 101596 2/7/1957 Mimi the champ Joe Holiday instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 101597 2/7/1957 Hello to you Joe Holiday instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 101598 2/7/1957 Winter snow Joe Holiday instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 101599 2/7/1957 Skeetie Joe Holiday instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 101600 2/7/1957 Dorothy's little shadow Joe Holiday instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 101601 2/13/1957 Study in turquoise Joe Holiday instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 101602 2/13/1957 Cousin Nino Joe Holiday instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Payne, Cecil," accessed September 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336830.

Payne, Cecil. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336830.

"Payne, Cecil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 September 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336830

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