Victor matrix BS-036943. Big-wig in the wigwam / Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James

  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo
  • Instrumentation: 4 saxophones, 4 trumpets, 2 trombones, guitar, piano, string bass, and traps
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
  • Title Note: The disc label’s songwriter attribution identifies “Roe; Alexander; Case; Bradley.” U.S. Copyright files credit the writing of the song to Dave Katz, Barney Young, Alexander Thiede, and Gilbert Roe. Copyright records indicate that Kenneth Case and Byron Bradley are pseudonyms for Dave Katz and Barney Young, respectively. Copyright records also state that “Roe Alexander” is a shared pseudonym for frequent collaborators Gilbert Roe and Alexander Thiede.
Notes
Source(s): Victor blue history card; Victor ledgers; disc.
Victor ledgers: "Len Joy, present."
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
5/14/1939 New York, New York. Studio 3 1 Master Bluebird B-10287 10-in.
5/14/1939 New York, New York. Studio 3 1A Not processed

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BS-036943. Big-wig in the wigwam / Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James," accessed September 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200037414/BS-036943-Big-wig_in_the_wigwam.

Victor matrix BS-036943. Big-wig in the wigwam / Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200037414/BS-036943-Big-wig_in_the_wigwam.

"Victor matrix BS-036943. Big-wig in the wigwam / Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 September 2021.

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