Frank Newton

Frank Newton

Real Name:
William Frank Newton
Profile:
American jazz trumpeter.
Born 4 January 1906 in Emory, Virginia.
Died 11 March 1954 in New York City, New York.

He played in several local bands in New York during the 1920s and 1930s including those of Elmer Snowden (1927 and 1930), Bessie Smith (1933), Sam Wooding (1934), Chick Webb, Charlie Barnet, Andy Kirk and "Fess" Johnson.
In the 1940s was a member of the orchestras of Lucky Millinder and Pete Brown, also played in the jazz clubs of New York City and Boston with many musicians including pianist James P. Johnson, drummer Sid Catlett and clarinetist Edmond Hall.
Conducted (and recorded) with his own groups as "Frankie Newton & his Uptown Serenaders" (1937), "Frankie Newton and his Orchestra" (1939 and 1941), "Frank Newton Quintet" (1939), "Frank Newton and his Café Society Orchestra" (1939), "Frankie Newton & the Crimson Stompers" (1951).
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Frank Newton Discography

Compilations

LVA-3030 Teddy Hill And His Orchestra* , Featuring Frankie Newton*, Dicky Wells*, Russell Procope, Cecil Scott, Dizzy Gillespie Teddy Hill And His Orchestra* , Featuring Frankie Newton*, Dicky Wells*, Russell Procope, Cecil Scott, Dizzy Gillespie - The Swing Era Volume 1(10", Comp) "X" LVA-3030 US 1955 Sell This Version
741 046 Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow* And Frankie Newton* Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow* And Frankie Newton* - The Big Apple(LP, Comp) RCA 741 046 France 1972 Sell This Version
RMP-5107 Tommy Ladnier, Mezz Mezzrow, Frankie Newton* Tommy Ladnier, Mezz Mezzrow, Frankie Newton* - The Panassié Sessions(LP, Comp, Mono) RCA RMP-5107 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
CDAFS 1014 Frankie Newton* Frankie's Jump(CD, Comp) Affinity CDAFS 1014 UK 1991 Sell This Version
CLASSICS 643 Frankie Newton* 1937-1939(CD, Comp) Classics (11) CLASSICS 643 France 1992 Sell This Version
3891092 Frank Newton Swinging on 52nd Street-Emperor Jones(CD, Comp) Jazz (Archives Of Jazz) 3891092 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
m-8017 Frankie Newton* At The Onyx Club(LP, Comp) Tax m-8017 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version