Melvin (Mel) Tax

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 83301 8/25/1952 I laughed at love Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83302 8/25/1952 Takes two to tango Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 84140 3/10/1953 Let's go down to the tavern Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 84141 3/10/1953 Red top Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 84142 3/10/1953 Accent on youth Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 84143 3/10/1953 Glad rag doll Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 84481 5/11/1953 I wanna know Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 84482 5/11/1953 Till the moon turns green Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 84483 5/11/1953 The girl that I marry Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 85488 11/6/1953 Only forever Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 85489 11/6/1953 (Oh boy! what joy we had in) Barefoot days Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 85490 11/6/1953 (Oh boy! what joy we had in) Barefoot days Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86590 7/19/1954 Sally May Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86591 7/19/1954 Say hey Willie Mays Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86592 7/19/1954 Pussy footin' (Back to me) Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86593 7/19/1954 Flo the all American flirt-1 Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tax, Melvin (Mel)," accessed May 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/346345.

Tax, Melvin (Mel). (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/346345.

"Tax, Melvin (Mel)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 May 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/346345

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