Joe Thomas

Joseph Lewis Thomas (July 24, 1909 – August 6, 1984) was an American swing jazz trumpeter, who was born in Webster Groves, Missouri, and died in New York City, New York.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 24, 1909 (Webster Groves), Died August 6, 1984 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-100360 10-in. 4/9/1936 I'm a fool for loving you Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-100361 10-in. 4/9/1936 Moonrise on the lowlands Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-100362 10-in. 4/9/1936 I'll always be in love with you Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-100363 10-in. 4/9/1936 Jangled nerves Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-073440 10-in. 3/16/1942 We need a little love (That's all) Fats Waller, his Rhythm and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-073441 10-in. 3/16/1942 You must be losing your mind Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-073443 10-in. 3/16/1942 The jitterbug waltz Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 61945 10-in. 4/15/1937 Born to swing Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 61946 10-in. 4/15/1937 (I'm on a) Sit down strike for rhythm Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 61947 10-in. 4/15/1937 Bluer than blue Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 61948 10-in. 4/15/1937 I'm knockin' at the cabin door Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 68605 10-in. 1/21/1941 Wee baby blues Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 68606 10-in. 1/21/1941 Stompin' at the Savoy Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 68607 10-in. 1/21/1941 Last goodbye blues Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 68608 10-in. 1/21/1941 Battery bounce Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69356 10-in. 6/13/1941 Lucille Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69357 10-in. 6/13/1941 Rock me Mama Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69358 10-in. 6/13/1941 Corrine, Corrina Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69359 10-in. 6/13/1941 Lonesome graveyard blues Art Tatum and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69557 10-in. 7/23/1941 I don't want to set the world on fire Bon Bon and his Buddies instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69558 10-in. 7/23/1941 Blow, Gabriel, blow Bon Bon and his Buddies instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69559 10-in. 7/23/1941 Sweet Mama, Papa's getting mad Bon Bon and his Buddies instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69560 10-in. 7/23/1941 All that meat and no potatoes Bon Bon and his Buddies instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 90967 10-in. 10/27/1936 Love me or leave me alone Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 90968 10-in. 10/27/1936 My hi-de-ho man Lil Armstrong and her Swing Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Thomas, Joe," accessed July 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352834.

Thomas, Joe. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352834.

"Thomas, Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352834

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