Alvin Stoller

Alvin Stoller (October 7, 1925 – October 19, 1992) was an American jazz drummer. Though he seems to have been largely forgotten, he was held in high regard in the 1940s and 1950s. He was best known for playing drums on both Mitch Miller's recording of "The Yellow Rose of Texas" and Stan Freberg's parody of Miller's recording.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 7, 1925 (New York City), Died October 19, 1992 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 88 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-1312 10-in. 3/1/1946 (Ah-yes) there's a good blues tonight Clam Bake Group (Tommy Dorsey) ; Tommy Dorsey ; Sy Oliver Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-1313 10-in. 3/1/1946 Don't be a baby, baby Clam Bake Group (Tommy Dorsey) ; Tommy Dorsey ; Sy Oliver Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-1314 10-in. 3/2/1946 There's no one but you Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Stuart Foster Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D6VB-1315 10-in. 3/2/1946 Sweet Eileen Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Sy Oliver Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5419 3/9/1950 Blue skies Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5420 3/9/1950 Dancing in the dark Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5423 3/10/1950 This can't be love Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5424 3/10/1950 What is this thing called love? Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5425 3/10/1950 Desert serenade Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5499 4/5/1950 Home cookin' Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5500 4/5/1950 Crazy she calls me Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5501 4/5/1950 In the mood Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5707 6/27/1950 You wonderful you Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5708 6/27/1950 Dig-dig-dig dig for your dinner Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5709 6/27/1950 Re-stringing the pearls (A ball of twine) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5775 7/31/1950 Honestly, I love you Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5776 7/31/1950 I don't care if the sun don't shine Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5777 7/31/1950 Vagabond shoes Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5778 7/31/1950 No other love-1 Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5783 8/15/1950 Farewell blues Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5794 8/23/1950 And you'll be home Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5795 8/25/1950 Where do I go from you? Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5796 8/25/1950 Accidents will happen Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5799 8/25/1950 The spirit is willing Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 5800 8/25/1950 Off limits (Passage interdit) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 88 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stoller, Alvin," accessed July 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345500.

Stoller, Alvin. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345500.

"Stoller, Alvin." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 July 2024.

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