Ralph Sutton

Ralph Earl Sutton (November 4, 1922 – December 30, 2001) was an American jazz pianist born in Hamburg, Missouri. He was a stride pianist in the tradition of James P. Johnson and Fats Waller.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 4th, 1922 (Missouri), Died December 30th, 2001 (Colorado)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 75988 3/20/1950 Maple leaf rag-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75989 3/20/1950 Dill pickles-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76896 10/2/1950 Grace and beauty-1 Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76898 10/2/1950 A hundred years from today Eddie Condon Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84644 6/3/1953 Jeepers creepers Ralph Sutton instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84645 6/3/1953 Eye opener Ralph Sutton instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84646 6/3/1953 Snowy morning blues Ralph Sutton instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84647 6/3/1953 T'ain't nobody's business if I do Ralph Sutton instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84648 6/3/1953 Sneakaway Ralph Sutton instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84649 6/3/1953 Fussin' Ralph Sutton instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84650 6/3/1953 I'll dance at your wedding Ralph Sutton instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 84651 6/3/1953 I got rhythm Ralph Sutton instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85849 2/10/1954 Oh baby Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85850 2/10/1954 Dardanella Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85851 2/10/1954 Up jumped you with love Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85852 2/10/1954 Sweet and lovely Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86401 6/8/1954 Ain'tcha got music No.4 ; Ain'tcha got music No.3 ; Ain'tcha got music No.2 ; Ain'tcha got music Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86402 6/8/1954 Checkin' with Chuck Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86403 6/8/1954 Should I? Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 86404 6/8/1954 Cross my heart No.2 ; Cross my heart ; Cross my heart No.3 Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 89101 1/3/1945 Christopher Columbus [Take 1] Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 89102 1/3/1945 St. Louis blues [Take 1] Ralph Sutton Quartet instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sutton, Ralph," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345915.

Sutton, Ralph. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345915.

"Sutton, Ralph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345915

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