Victor matrix BS-76072. Happy as the day is long / Harold Arlen ; Leo Reisman Orchestra

TitleSource
Happy as the day is long (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
Fox trot (Title descriptor)Disc label (RDI)
The Cotton Club revue (Work title)Victor ledgers
Authors and ComposersNotes
Harold Arlen (composer)
Ted Koehler (lyricist)
Composer information source: Disc label; U.S. Copyright Office files.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Leo Reisman Orchestra (Musical group)
Harold Arlen (vocalist : tenor vocal)
Adrian Rollini (instrumentalist : drums)
Adrian Rollini (instrumentalist : bass saxophone)
Jesse Smith (instrumentalist : clarinet)
Jesse Smith (director)Role listed in Victor ledgers as assistant director.
Leo Reisman (director)
  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo
  • Instrumentation: Bass, clarinet, 6 saxophones, 2 trumpets, trombone, guitar, piano, and 2 traps
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor blue history card; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Victor ledgers: "Violins not playing in this selection. Bass sax player in this selection. (Total of 6 saxes.)"
Ledgers: "Extra sax and trapman—Andrew Bollini." Johnson and Shirley identify him as Adrian Rollini and specify that he plays on this master.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
5/2/1933 New York, New York. Studio 1 1 Master Victor 24315 10-in.
5/2/1933 New York, New York. Studio 1 1 Master Victor L-16026 10-in. Issued from dub LBS-76234, made 5/31/1933.
5/2/1933 New York, New York. Studio 1 1 Master Gramophone B-6378 10-in.
5/2/1933 New York, New York. Studio 1 2 Not processed

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BS-76072. Happy as the day is long / Harold Arlen ; Leo Reisman Orchestra," accessed April 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800041320/BS-76072-Happy_as_the_day_is_long.

Victor matrix BS-76072. Happy as the day is long / Harold Arlen ; Leo Reisman Orchestra. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800041320/BS-76072-Happy_as_the_day_is_long.

"Victor matrix BS-76072. Happy as the day is long / Harold Arlen ; Leo Reisman Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 April 2021.

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