Roy Eldridge

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David Roy Eldridge
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Roy Eldridge (born January 30, 1911, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - died February 26, 1989, Valley Stream, New York, USA) also known as "Little Jazz", was an American jazz trumpeter. He was a prominent soloist with the bands of Fletcher Henderson, Gene Krupa and Artie Shaw as well as featured in Norman Granz's Jazz at the Philharmonic events and a leader in his own name. Eldridge was given the nickname "Little Jazz" by Leon "Chu" Berry. On Wikipedia and the liner notes of i.a. Roy Eldridge - "Little Jazz" Jazz the nickname was given by the saxophone player Otto Hardwicke (Otto James "Toby" Hardwicke, 1904 – 1970) when they were together in The Elmer Snowden orchestra in the early Thirties.
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MG 25074, MG25074 Roy Eldridge - Hot Trumpet Ensembles album art Roy Eldridge , Charlie Shavers , Emmett Berry , Joe Thomas (4) , Jonah Jones Roy Eldridge , Charlie Shavers , Emmett Berry , Joe Thomas (4) , Jonah Jones - Hot Trumpet Ensembles (Comp) Mercury MG 25074, MG25074 US 1950 Sell This Version
L.D. 004 Roy Eldridge - And His "Little Jazz" album art Roy Eldridge And His "Little Jazz" (Album, Comp) Vogue Productions L.D. 004 France 1951 Sell This Version
PRLP 114 Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm album art Roy Eldridge Roy's Got Rhythm (Album) Prestige PRLP 114 US 1951 Sell This Version
MGC-113 Roy Eldridge - Collates album art Roy Eldridge Collates (Album) Mercury MGC-113 US 1952 Sell This Version
VSP 303 Roy Eldridge - Jazz Off The Air (WNEW - 1947), Vol. 1 album art Roy Eldridge And Flip Phillips Roy Eldridge And Flip Phillips - Jazz Off The Air (WNEW - 1947), Vol. 1 (Album) Esoteric (2) VSP 303 US 1947 Sell This Version
LD 039, L.D. 039 Roy Eldridge - Joue Pour La Danse album art Roy Eldridge Joue Pour La Danse(10", Red) Vogue Productions, Vogue Records LD 039, L.D. 039 France 1952 Sell This Version
MG C-4005 Roy Eldridge - Jam Session #5 album art Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Johnny Hodges, Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Johnny Hodges, Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown - Jam Session #5 (Album) Clef Records MG C-4005 US 1953 Sell This Version
MG C-683 Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz album art Roy Eldridge Little Jazz (Album) Clef Records MG C-683 US 1954 Sell This Version
3565 Roy Eldridge - Roy And Diz #2 album art Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie - Roy And Diz #2 (Album) Clef Records 3565 France 1954 Sell This Version
DL-2009 Roy Eldridge - Roy Eldridge And Zoot Sims With The European Allstars album art Roy Eldridge, Zoot Sims Roy Eldridge, Zoot Sims - Roy Eldridge And Zoot Sims With The European Allstars(10", Mono) Discovery Records DL-2009 US 1954 Sell This Version
MG C-162 Roy Eldridge - The Strolling Mr. Eldridge album art Roy Eldridge With The Oscar Peterson Trio Roy Eldridge With The Oscar Peterson Trio - The Strolling Mr. Eldridge(10", Album) Clef Records MG C-162 US 1954 Sell This Version
MGC-641 Roy Eldridge - Roy And Diz album art Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge - Roy And Diz (Album, EP) Clef Records MGC-641 US 1955 Sell This Version
MGC 679, 30549 Roy Eldridge - The Art Tatum - Roy Eldridge - Alvin Stoller - John Simmons Quartet album art Art Tatum, Roy Eldridge, Alvin Stoller, John Simmons Art Tatum, Roy Eldridge, Alvin Stoller, John Simmons - The Art Tatum - Roy Eldridge - Alvin Stoller - John Simmons Quartet (Album, Comp) Clef Records MGC 679, 30549 France 1955 Sell This Version
MG C-730, MGC 730 Roy Eldridge - Trumpet Battle album art Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Battle (Comp) Clef Records, Clef Records MG C-730, MGC 730 US 1956 Sell This Version
MG-V-2008 Roy Eldridge - Drummer Man Gene Krupa In HIghest-FI album art Gene Krupa Featuring Anita O'Day - Roy Eldridge Gene Krupa Featuring Anita O'Day - Roy Eldridge - Drummer Man Gene Krupa In HIghest-FI (Album) Verve Records MG-V-2008 Australia 1956 Sell This Version
MGV-8202 Roy Eldridge - The Urbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge And Benny Carter album art Roy Eldridge And Benny Carter Roy Eldridge And Benny Carter - The Urbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge And Benny Carter (Album) Verve Records MGV-8202 US 1957 Sell This Version
MG V 2088, MG V-2088 Roy Eldridge - That Warm Feeling album art Russell Garcia And Strings* With Roy Eldridge Russell Garcia And Strings* With Roy Eldridge - That Warm Feeling (Album) Verve Records, Verve Records MG V 2088, MG V-2088 US 1957 Sell This Version
MGV-8212 Roy Eldridge - Tour De Force album art Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Harry Edison Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Harry Edison - Tour De Force (Comp, Album) Verve Records MGV-8212 US 1957 Sell This Version
G-438 Roy Eldridge - At Newport album art The Oscar Peterson Trio / The Oscar Peterson Trio With Roy Eldridge, Sonny Stitt And Jo Jones The Oscar Peterson Trio / The Oscar Peterson Trio With Roy Eldridge, Sonny Stitt And Jo Jones - At Newport (Album) Verve Records G-438 US 1957 Sell This Version
MG VS-6054 Roy Eldridge - Laughin' To Keep From Cryin' album art Lester Young, Roy Eldridge And Harry Edison Lester Young, Roy Eldridge And Harry Edison - Laughin' To Keep From Cryin' (Album) Verve Records MG VS-6054 US 1958 Sell This Version
HL 7252 Roy Eldridge - The Gene Krupa Story In Music album art Gene Krupa, His Drums And His Orchestra* With Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge And Dolores Hawkins Gene Krupa, His Drums And His Orchestra* With Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge And Dolores Hawkins - The Gene Krupa Story In Music Harmony (4) HL 7252 US 1960 Sell This Version
MG VS-68389 Roy Eldridge - Swingin' On The Town album art Roy Eldridge Swingin' On The Town (Album) Verve Records MG VS-68389 US 1960 Sell This Version
CJM 8022 Roy Eldridge - Newport Rebels album art Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Eric Dolphy, Roy Eldridge, Jo Jones Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Eric Dolphy, Roy Eldridge, Jo Jones - Newport Rebels (Album) Candid CJM 8022 US 1961 Sell This Version
MG V-8266 Roy Eldridge - At The Opera House album art Coleman Hawkins and Roy Eldridge Coleman Hawkins and Roy Eldridge - At The Opera House (Album, Comp) Verve Records MG V-8266 US 1961 Sell This Version
LD 507-30 Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz album art Roy Eldridge Little Jazz (Comp) Disques Vogue LD 507-30 France 1962 Sell This Version