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 51-67 of 67 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 5958 12/15/1950 Holiday for strings Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5959 12/15/1950 Begin the beguine Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6036 2/2/1951 Valse triste Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6037 2/2/1951 Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6038 2/2/1951 Johnson rag Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6039 2/2/1951 Gospel train Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6466 10/5/1951 I never was loved by anyone Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6467 10/5/1951 Turn back the hands of time Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6468 10/5/1951 Miracles seem to happen Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6469 10/5/1951 Bess, you is my woman now Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6863 8/13/1952 Anchors aweigh Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6864 8/13/1952 On brave old Army team Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 6865 8/13/1952 Jurame (Promise love) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8219 3/8/1955 Give a little whistle Cliff Edwards instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8220 3/8/1955 Jiminy cricket Cliff Edwards instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8221 3/8/1955 The bird and the cricket and the willow tree-1 Cliff Edwards instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 8222 3/4/1955 When you wish upon a star-1, 2 Cliff Edwards instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 51-67 of 67 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rowles, Jimmy," accessed January 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/341255.

Rowles, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/341255.

"Rowles, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 January 2021.

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

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