The Treniers (pronounced /trəˈniərz/) were an American R&B and jump blues musical group led by identical twins Cliff and Claude Trenier. They were originally billed as The Trenier Twins, who performed alongside the Gene Gilbeaux Quartet, but shortened their name to The Treniers when Gilbeaux and other musicians became integral members of the group. Besides the Trenier brothers, group members included Don Hill on saxophone, Shifty Henry and later James (Jimmy) Johnson on bass, Henry (Tucker) Green on drums and Gene Gilbeaux on piano. Later, additional Trenier brothers Milt and Buddy, and nephew Skip, joined the group on vocals, and there were many other musician and line-up changes over the years including Herman Washington and Mickey Baker on guitar.
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1957
Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||L 10233||6/10/1957||Holy mackerel, Andy!-1||The Treniers||Vocal group|
|Decca||L 10234||6/10/1957||Rock calypso Joe-2||The Treniers||Vocal group|
|Decca||L 10235||6/10/1957||Oo-la-la||The Treniers||Vocal group|
|Decca||L 10236||6/10/1957||[Unknown title(s)]||The Treniers||Vocal group|
|Decca||L 10237||6/10/1957||[Unknown title(s)]||The Treniers||Vocal group|
|Decca||L 10238||6/10/1957||Pennies from heaven||The Treniers||Vocal group|
|Decca||L 10612||11/14/1957||Rubbing noses in the midnight sun||The Treniers||Vocal group|
|Decca||L 10613||11/14/1957||Goodnight Irene||The Treniers||Vocal group|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Treniers," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/347544.
Treniers. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/347544.
"Treniers." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.
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