Jimmy Rowles

James George Hunter (August 19, 1918 – May 28, 1996), known professionally as Jimmy Rowles, was an American jazz pianist, vocalist, and composer. As a bandleader and accompanist, he explored various styles including swing and cool jazz.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 19th, 1918 (Spokane), Died May 28th, 1996 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 67 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 5499 4/5/1950 Home cookin' Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5500 4/5/1950 Crazy she calls me Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5501 4/5/1950 In the mood Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5606 5/18/1950 Sound off (Duckworth chant) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5607 5/18/1950 A string of pearls Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5608 5/18/1950 The lonesomest whistle Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5707 6/27/1950 You wonderful you Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5708 6/27/1950 Dig-dig-dig dig for your dinner Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5709 6/27/1950 Re-stringing the pearls (A ball of twine) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5775 7/31/1950 Honestly, I love you Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5776 7/31/1950 I don't care if the sun don't shine Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5777 7/31/1950 Vagabond shoes Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5778 7/31/1950 No other love-1 Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5783 8/15/1950 Farewell blues Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5794 8/23/1950 And you'll be home Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5795 8/25/1950 Where do I go from you? Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5796 8/25/1950 Accidents will happen Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5799 8/25/1950 The spirit is willing Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5800 8/25/1950 Off limits (Passage interdit) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5801 8/25/1950 Minuet in G Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5939 12/6/1950 Music by the angels Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5940 12/6/1950 Would I love you Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5941 12/6/1950 Dear! Dear! Dear! Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5942 12/6/1950 Say it with your kisses Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5957 12/15/1950 Circus Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 26-50 of 67 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rowles, Jimmy," accessed January 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/341255.

Rowles, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/341255.

"Rowles, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/341255

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