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Jess Stacy

Jesse Alexandria Stacy (August 11, 1904 – January 1, 1995) was an American jazz pianist who gained prominence during the swing era. He is perhaps best known for his years with the Benny Goodman band during the late 1930s, particularly his performance at Goodman's Carnegie Hall concert in 1938.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1904 (Missouri), Died Los Angeles

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Notes: Surname sometimes spelled "Stacey" on disc labels.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 263 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-96299 10-in. 11/22/1935 Sandman Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-97017 10-in. 9/27/1935 Madhouse Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-02103 10-in. 10/7/1936 Riffin' at the Ritz Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-02460 10-in. 11/5/1936 Bugle call rag Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-03549 10-in. 12/9/1936 When you and I were young, Maggie Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-03550 10-in. 12/9/1936 Gee! But you're swell Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-03551 10-in. 12/9/1936 Smoke dreams Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-03552 10-in. 12/9/1936 Swing low, sweet chariot Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-03872 10-in. 12/30/1936 He ain't got rhythm Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Jimmy Rushing Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-03873 10-in. 12/30/1936 Never should have told you Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Margaret McCrae Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-03874 10-in. 12/30/1936 This year's kisses Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Margaret McCrae Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-03875 10-in. 12/30/1936 You can tell she comes from Dixie Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Margaret McCrae Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-04235 10-in. 1/14/1937 Goodnight my love Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-04236 10-in. 1/14/1937 I want to be happy Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-04237 10-in. 1/14/1937 Chlo-e (Song of the swamp) Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-04238 10-in. 1/14/1937 Rosetta Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-04582 10-in. 2/8/1937 My last affair Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-04583 10-in. 2/8/1937 Jivin' the vibres Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-04584 10-in. 2/8/1937 The mood that I'm in Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-04585 10-in. 2/8/1937 Stomp Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-07792 10-in. 4/14/1937 Buzzin' 'round with the bee Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-07793 10-in. 4/14/1937 Whoa babe Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-07794 10-in. 4/14/1937 Stompology Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-07864 10-in. 4/26/1937 On the sunny side of the street Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-07865 10-in. 4/26/1937 Rhythm, rhythm Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 263 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stacy, Jess," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345018.

Stacy, Jess. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345018.

"Stacy, Jess." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345018

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