Otto Lington

Otto Lington

Real Name:
Otto Carl Johan Lington
Profile:
Danish violinist and band leader (1903-1992). The son of a clown, he caught interest in music early in his life and became professional musician at the age of 14. Lead own bands in the 20's and 30's as well as leading bands for other leaders incl. Kai Ewans, Jack Harris and Bernard Etté. He arranged the first major jazz concert in Denmark in 1929 and due to his important role in introducing jazz music in Denmark in thise days he was nicknamed "The White Negro". For a number of years, (1951-52 and 1958-72), he lead the Tivoli Gardens big band.
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Otto Lington Discography Tracks

Albums

BR04, BR 04 Mr. Otto* Gentleman Of Rythm(LP) Bob Records (6), Bob Records (6) BR04, BR 04 Denmark 1976 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

P 55005 H Johannes Wahl Med Blinde Musikeres Orkester Dir.: Otto Lington Johannes Wahl Med Blinde Musikeres Orkester Dir.: Otto Lington - Lad Tonerne Fortælle / Sig Mig Godnat(Shellac, 10") Philips P 55005 H Denmark 1952 Sell This Version
OKEP 510 Otto Lington Dirigerer Oktav's Koncertorkester Otto Lington Dirigerer Oktav's Koncertorkester - Der Var Engang / Udtog Fra Operetten Farinelli(7", EP) Oktav (2) OKEP 510 Denmark Unknown Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

R-NS 1122 Otto Lington Med Edison Bell Danseorkester* Otto Lington Med Edison Bell Danseorkester* - I Den Lille Have I Pilealle / Hos Mor Derhjemme I Kerteminde(Shellac, 6") Edison Bell Radio R-NS 1122 Denmark 1933 Sell This Version
R-NS 1121 Otto Lington Med Edison Bell Danseorkester* Otto Lington Med Edison Bell Danseorkester* - Jeg Kommer I Nat Under Balkonen / Der Var Engang En Spillemand(Shellac, 6") Edison Bell Radio R-NS 1121 Denmark 1933 Sell This Version

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