Roy Eldridge

Real Name:
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 Hot Trumpet Ensembles — Roy Eldridge 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
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L.D. 004 And His Roy Eldridge And His "Little Jazz" (Album, Comp) Vogue Productions, Vogue Records L.D. 004 France 1951 Sell This Version
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PRLP 114 Roy's Got Rhythm — Roy Eldridge Roy Eldridge Roy's Got Rhythm (Album) Prestige PRLP 114 US 1951 Sell This Version
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MGC-113 Collates — Roy Eldridge Roy Eldridge Collates (Album) Mercury MGC-113 US 1952 Sell This Version
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VSP 303 Jazz Off The Air (WNEW - 1947), Vol. 1 — Roy Eldridge 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
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LD 039, L.D. 039 Joue Pour La Danse — Roy Eldridge Roy Eldridge Joue Pour La Danse(10", Red) Vogue Productions, Vogue Records LD 039, L.D. 039 France 1952 Sell This Version
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MG C-683 Little Jazz — Roy Eldridge Roy Eldridge Little Jazz (Album) Clef Records MG C-683 US 1954 Sell This Version
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3565 Roy And Diz #2 — Roy Eldridge Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie - Roy And Diz #2 (Album) Clef Records 3565 France 1954 Sell This Version
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DL-2009 Roy Eldridge And Zoot Sims With The European Allstars — Roy Eldridge 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
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MG C-162 The Strolling Mr. Eldridge — Roy Eldridge 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
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EP Album #5 Jam Session #5 — Roy Eldridge 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 Clef Records EP Album #5 US 1955 Sell This Version
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MGC-641 Roy And Diz — Roy Eldridge Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge - Roy And Diz (Album, EP) Clef Records MGC-641 US 1955 Sell This Version
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MGC 679, 30549 The Art Tatum - Roy Eldridge - Alvin Stoller - John Simmons Quartet — Roy Eldridge 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
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MG C-730, MGC 730 Trumpet Battle — Roy Eldridge Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie Roy Eldridge And Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Battle (Album, Comp) Clef Records, Clef Records MG C-730, MGC 730 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MG V-2008, MGV 2008 Drummer Man Gene Krupa In HIghest-FI — Roy Eldridge Gene Krupa Featuring Anita O'DayRoy Eldridge Gene Krupa Featuring Anita O'DayRoy Eldridge - Drummer Man Gene Krupa In HIghest-FI (Album) Verve Records MG V-2008, MGV 2008 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MG V 2088, MG V-2088 That Warm Feeling — Roy Eldridge 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
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MGV-8202 The Urbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge And Benny Carter — Roy Eldridge 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
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MGV-8212 Tour De Force — Roy Eldridge 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
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G-438 The Oscar Peterson Trio At Newport — Roy Eldridge 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 - The Oscar Peterson Trio At Newport (Album) Verve Records G-438 US 1957 Sell This Version
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MG VS-6054 Laughin' To Keep From Cryin' — Roy Eldridge 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
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HL 7252 The Gene Krupa Story In Music — Roy Eldridge 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
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MG VS-68389 Swingin' On The Town — Roy Eldridge Roy Eldridge Swingin' On The Town (Album) Verve Records MG VS-68389 US 1960 Sell This Version
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CJM 8022 Newport Rebels — Roy Eldridge 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
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MG V-8266 At The Opera House — Roy Eldridge 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
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V6-8504, V/V6-8504 Hawkins! Eldridge! Hodges! Alive! At The Village Gate! — Roy Eldridge Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Johnny Hodges Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Johnny Hodges - Hawkins! Eldridge! Hodges! Alive! At The Village Gate! (Album) Verve Records, Verve Records V6-8504, V/V6-8504 US 1962 Sell This Version