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Chuck Wayne

Chuck Wayne (February 27, 1923 – July 29, 1997) was an American jazz guitarist. He came to prominence in the 1940s, and was among the earliest jazz guitarists to play in the bebop style. Wayne was a member of Woody Herman's First Herd, the first guitarist in the George Shearing quintet, and Tony Bennett's music director and accompanist. He developed a systematic method for playing jazz guitar.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 27, 1923 (New York City), Died July 29, 1997 (Jackson Township)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D5VB-0515 10-in. 7/27/1945 Lazy lady boogie Phil Moore ; Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D5VB-0516 10-in. 7/27/1945 As time goes by Phil Moore ; Phil Moore Four Male vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-2659 10-in. 12/11/1947 April in Paris Coleman Hawkins Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-2660 10-in. 12/11/1947 How strange Coleman Hawkins Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-2661 10-in. 12/11/1947 Half step down, please Coleman Hawkins Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 83154 7/11/1952 T and S, part 1 Terry Gibbs Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 83155 7/11/1952 You don't know what love is-1 Terry Gibbs Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 83156 7/11/1952 T and S, part 2 (Three little words) Terry Gibbs Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 83157 7/11/1952 Flying home Terry Gibbs Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 83370 9/11/1952 Three little words Billy Taylor Quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 83371 9/11/1952 Oscar rides again-1 Billy Taylor Quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 83458 9/30/1952 T and s Jr. Terry Gibbs Sextet instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wayne, Chuck," accessed December 10, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350208.

Wayne, Chuck. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 10, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350208.

"Wayne, Chuck." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 10 December 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350208

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