Johnny Best (instrumentalist : trumpet)

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CompanyMatrix No.SizeFirst Recording DateTitlePrimary PerformerDescription 
Victor BS-024079 10-in. 7/24/1938 Begin the beguine Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band  
Decca 89016 August 1955 Let's dance-1 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89017 August 1955 Down south camp meetin'-2 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89018 August 1955 King Porter stomp-2 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89019 August 1955 It's been so long Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89020 August 1955 Roll 'em-5 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89021 August 1955 Bugle call rag Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89022 August 1955 Don't be that way-4 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89023 August 1955 You turned the tables on me Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89024 August 1955 Goody goody Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89026 August 1955 Stompin' at the Savoy-4 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89027 August 1955 One o'clock jump-2 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89032 August 1955 Alicia's blues Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89033 August 1955 And the angels sing -9 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89034 August 1955 Jersey bounce Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89035 August 1955 Sometimes I'm happy-2 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89036 August 1955 Shine-10 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca 89037 August 1955 Sing sing sing-10 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  
Decca L 5234 12/2/1949 Sitting by the window Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5235 12/2/1949 Just for old times Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5236 12/2/1949 By the waters of Minnetonka Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5237 12/2/1949 Crew cut Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5349 1/24/1950 Bamboo Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5350 1/24/1950 One! Two! Three! Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5351 1/24/1950 Stormy weather march Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5352 1/24/1950 Carioca Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5397 2/20/1950 Smoke gets in your eyes Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5398 2/20/1950 Night and day Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5399 2/20/1950 All the things you are Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5400 2/20/1950 Stardust Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5419 3/9/1950 Blue skies Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5420 3/9/1950 Dancing in the dark Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5423 3/10/1950 This can't be love Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5424 3/10/1950 What is this thing called love? Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5425 3/10/1950 Desert serenade Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5499 4/5/1950 Home cookin' Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5500 4/5/1950 Crazy she calls me Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5501 4/5/1950 In the mood Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5575 4/25/1950 Cry, cry, cry Mildred Bailey  
Decca L 5576 4/25/1950 Blue prelude Mildred Bailey  
Decca L 5606 5/18/1950 Sound off (Duckworth chant) Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5607 5/18/1950 A string of pearls Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5608 5/18/1950 The lonesomest whistle Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5707 6/27/1950 You wonderful you Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5708 6/27/1950 Dig-dig-dig dig for your dinner Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5709 6/27/1950 Re-stringing the pearls (A ball of twine) Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5783 8/15/1950 Farewell blues Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5794 8/23/1950 And you'll be home Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5795 8/25/1950 Where do I go from you? Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5796 8/25/1950 Accidents will happen Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5799 8/25/1950 The spirit is willing Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5800 8/25/1950 Off limits (Passage interdit) Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5801 8/25/1950 Minuet in G Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5822 9/6/1950 Ellington echoes: Part 1: Sophisticated lady ; I let a song go out of my heart Eddie Miller  
Decca L 5823 9/6/1950 Ellington echoes: Part 2: In a sentimental mood/Solitude Eddie Miller  
Decca L 5939 12/6/1950 Music by the angels Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5940 12/6/1950 Would I love you Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5941 12/6/1950 Dear! Dear! Dear! Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5942 12/6/1950 Say it with your kisses Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5957 12/15/1950 Circus Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5958 12/15/1950 Holiday for strings Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 5959 12/15/1950 Begin the beguine Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6396 8/28/1951 Happiness is this Sonny Burke Orchestra  
Decca L 6397 8/28/1951 Cocoanuts Sonny Burke Orchestra  
Decca L 6398 8/28/1951 Mr. President Sonny Burke Orchestra  
Decca L 6399 8/28/1951 Three cornered tune Sonny Burke Orchestra  
Decca L 6466 10/5/1951 I never was loved by anyone Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6467 10/5/1951 Turn back the hands of time Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6468 10/5/1951 Miracles seem to happen Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6469 10/5/1951 Bess, you is my woman now Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6863 8/13/1952 Anchors aweigh Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6864 8/13/1952 On brave old Army team Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6865 8/13/1952 Jurame (Promise love) Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6940 11/24/1952 Oh so good Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6948 11/28/1952 No moon at all Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6949 11/28/1952 My heart belongs to Daddy Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 6955 11/30/1952 I can't lie to myself Ella Fitzgerald  
Decca L 6956 11/30/1952 Don't wake me up Ella Fitzgerald  
Decca L 6965 12/5/1952 Solid as a stonewall, Jackson Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 7104 3/24/1953 And the bull walked around, olay Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 7105 3/24/1953 Tompkins Cove Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 7106 3/24/1953 One-stop boogie Jerry Gray Orchestra  
Decca L 9272 6/7/1956 The old spinning wheel Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9273 6/7/1956 Skaters' waltz Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9274 6/7/1956 At the jazz band ball Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9308 6/14/1956 Dogtown blues Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9309 6/14/1956 Louise blues Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9310 6/14/1956 Smokey Mary Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9311 6/14/1956 Milk cow blues Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9312 6/14/1956 South Rampart Street parade Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9313 6/14/1956 Honky tonk train blues-1 Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9314 6/15/1956 Gin mill blues Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9315 6/15/1956 What's new? Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9316 6/15/1956 Vieni vieni Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9317 6/15/1956 Big noise from Winnetka Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9330 6/15/1956 The old spinning wheel-1 Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9815 1/24/1957 Happy valley trek Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9816 1/24/1957 Memphis march Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9817 1/24/1957 Bobcats on parade Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9818 1/24/1957 Skippin' John Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9952 3/15/1957 Ash trays for two Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9953 3/15/1957 Exodus blues Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9954 3/15/1957 Blues for Lou Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 9955 3/15/1957 Lost all my blues (for you) Bob Crosby Orchestra  
Decca L 10080 5/1/1957 Who's sorry now Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10081 5/1/1957 Do you ever think of me Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10082 5/1/1957 Don't call me boy Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10083 5/1/1957 Coquette Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10084 5/3/1957 Fidgety feet Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10085 5/3/1957 Stumbling Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10086 5/3/1957 Big crash from China Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10087 5/3/1957 March of the Bobcats Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10088 5/5/1957 Sweethearts on parade Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10089 5/5/1957 Hindustan Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10090 5/5/1957 Five point blues Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 10091 5/5/1957 Washington and Lee swing Bob Crosby's Bob Cats  
Decca L 11400 3/4/1959 Memphis blues Pete Fountain  
Decca L 11401 3/4/1959 Aunt Hagar's blues Pete Fountain  
Decca L 11402 3/4/1959 Beale Street blues Pete Fountain  
Decca L 11403 3/4/1959 Five Point blues Pete Fountain  
Decca L 12031 4/6/1960 Green eyes Pete Fountain  
Decca L 12032 4/6/1960 March of the Bob Cats Pete Fountain  
Decca L 12033 4/6/1960 Frenesi Pete Fountain  
Decca L 12034 4/6/1960 Woodchopper's ball Pete Fountain  
Decca L 12035 4/6/1960 Alone together Pete Fountain  
Decca L 12039 4/11/1960 When my baby smiles at me Pete Fountain  
Decca L 12040 4/11/1960 Amapola Pete Fountain  
Decca L 12041 4/11/1960 Petite fleur Pete Fountain  
Decca L 12042 4/11/1960 Begin the beguine Pete Fountain  
Decca 101 12/12/1945 Hollywood pop Sam Donahue Swing Seven  
Decca 102 12/12/1945 Encore essence Sam Donahue Swing Seven  
Decca 103 12/12/1945 Round the block Sam Donahue Swing Seven  
Decca 104 12/12/1945 Catch as catch can Sam Donahue Swing Seven  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnny Best (instrumentalist : trumpet)," accessed April 21, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/145203/Best_Johnny_instrumentalist_trumpet.

Johnny Best (instrumentalist : trumpet). (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/145203/Best_Johnny_instrumentalist_trumpet.

"Johnny Best (instrumentalist : trumpet)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 21 April 2019.

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