Victor matrix BS-063785. The sheik of Araby / Sidney Bechet

TitleSource
The sheik of Araby (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
Fox trot (Title descriptor)Disc label (RDI)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Ted Snyder (composer)
Composer information source: Disc label; ADP.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Sidney Bechet (instrumentalist : piano)
Stephen H. Sholes (session supervisor)
  • Description: One-man band
  • Instrumentation: Soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet, piano, bass, and drums
  • Category: Instrumental
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor blue history card; Victor ledgers.
Bechet plays six instruments in this early instance of overdubbing on a commercial recording.
It is not known from which take master dub 3R derives.
Victor ledgers: "S. Sholes present."
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 1 Hold "Not fit."
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 1A Hold "Not fit."
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 2 Hold "Not fit."
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 2A Hold "Not fit."
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 1R Destroy Dub made 5/8/1941.
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 2R Destroy Dub made 5/8/1941.
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 3R Master Victor 27485 10-in. Dub made 5/14/1941.
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 3R Master RCA Victor LPV-510 LP Dub made 5/14/1941.
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 3R Master Bluebird AXM2-5516 LP Dub made 5/14/1941.
4/18/1941 New York, New York. Studio 2 4R Hold Dub made 5/14/1941.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BS-063785. The sheik of Araby / Sidney Bechet," accessed October 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200050103/BS-063785-The_sheik_of_Araby.

Victor matrix BS-063785. The sheik of Araby / Sidney Bechet. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200050103/BS-063785-The_sheik_of_Araby.

"Victor matrix BS-063785. The sheik of Araby / Sidney Bechet." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 October 2022.

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