Benny Powell

Benny Powell (March 1, 1930 – June 26, 2010) was an African-American jazz trombonist. He played both standard (tenor) trombone and bass trombone.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 1st, 1930 (New Orleans), Died June 26th, 2010 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1966

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 74730 1/28/1949 Hamp's boogie woogie No.2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74731 1/28/1949 Hamp's gumbo Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74732 1/28/1949 Beulah's sister's boogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74733 1/28/1949 Wee Albert Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74853 4/26/1949 What's happening baby? Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74854 4/26/1949 Drinking wine spo-dee-o-dee Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75636 12/29/1949 Rag mop Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75637 12/29/1949 For you my love Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75638 12/29/1949 Sky blue Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75664 1/5/1950 I've been a fool Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75665 1/5/1950 How you sound Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75666 1/5/1950 I almost lost my mind Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75743 1/25/1950 Everybody's somebody's fool Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75744 1/25/1950 I'll never be free Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75745 1/25/1950 Sad feelin' Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75746 1/25/1950 Hamp's gumbo Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75752 1/25/1950 Please give me a chance Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75753 1/25/1950 I wish I knew Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76021 3/23/1950 Turkey hop, part 1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76022 3/23/1950 Turkey hop, part 2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76168 4/18/1950 Birmingham bounce Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76169 4/18/1950 Jelly Roll Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76205 4/11/1950 Birmingham bounce Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76206 4/11/1950 Jelly roll Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76207 4/11/1950 Cannonball express Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 50 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Powell, Benny," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/338271.

Powell, Benny. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/338271.

"Powell, Benny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

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