Elmer James

Profile:
American jazz double-bassist and tuba player.
Born : ?
Died : 1954.

Not to be confused with the bluesman Elmore James.
Elmer played and recorded with Sidney Bechet, Louis Armstrong, Jabbo Smith, Chick Webb, Ben Webster, Fletcher Henderson, Benny Carter, Henry "Red" Allen, Bob Howard, Mezz Mezzrow, Baby Dodds, Tommy Ladnier, Buster Bailey and others.
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Artist

Elmer James Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

213 Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - Tidal Wave / Down South Camp Meetin'(Shellac, 10") Decca 213 US 1934 Sell This Version
Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Featuring Henry "Red" Allen Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Featuring Henry "Red" Allen - Ride, Red, Ride / Congo Caravan Columbia Switzerland 1935 Sell This Version
8 Henry Allen And His Orchestra* Henry Allen And His Orchestra* - House In Harlem For Sale / Rug Cutter Swing(Shellac, 10") Vocalion Swing Series 8 UK 1935 Sell This Version
B-6501 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra - Mississippi Basin / Hobo You Can't Ride This Train(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-6501 US 1936 Sell This Version
3261 Henry Allen And His Orchestra* Henry Allen And His Orchestra* - Take My Heart / On The Beach At Bali-Bali(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 3261 US 1936 Sell This Version
3098 Henry Allen And His Orchestra* Henry Allen And His Orchestra* - On Treasure Island / Take Me Back To My Boots And Saddle(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 3098 US 1936 Sell This Version
3302 Henry "Red" Allen And His Orchestra Henry "Red" Allen And His Orchestra - When Did You Leave Heaven? / Algiers Stomp(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 3302 US 1936 Sell This Version
1527 Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra - Old King Cole / Queen Isabella(Shellac, 10") Decca 1527 US 1937 Sell This Version
1338 Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra - Caravan / Edgar Steps Out(Shellac, 10") Decca 1338 US 1937 Sell This Version
VA 586 Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra / Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra / Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra - Manhattan Jam / A Sailboat In The Moonlight(Shellac, 10") Variety (6) VA 586 US 1937 Sell This Version
VA 513 Orlando Roberson And His Orchestra Orlando Roberson And His Orchestra - Sweet Is The Word For You / Just A Quiet Evening(Shellac, 10") Variety (6) VA 513 US 1937 Sell This Version
Mezz Mezzrow And His Orchestra / Mezzrow-Ladnier Quintet Mezz Mezzrow And His Orchestra / Mezzrow-Ladnier Quintet - Revolutionary Blues / Gettin' Together Bluebird (3) US 1938 Sell This Version
Tommy Ladnier And Orchestra* Tommy Ladnier And Orchestra* - When You And I Were Young, Maggie / Really The Blues Bluebird (3) US 1938 Sell This Version
Tommy Ladnier And Orchestra* Tommy Ladnier And Orchestra* - Weary Blues / Ja Da Bluebird (3) Canada 1938 Sell This Version
Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow And Orchestra* Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow And Orchestra* - Comin' On With The Come On Swing (3) US 1938 Sell This Version
35954 Henry Allen And His Orchestra* Henry Allen And His Orchestra* - Chloe (Song Of The Swamp) / Rosetta(Shellac, 10") Columbia 35954 US 1940 Sell This Version
DLP 1110 Mezz Mezzrow With Tommy Ladnier Mezz Mezzrow With Tommy Ladnier - Mezz Mezzrow With Tommy Ladnier(10", Album) His Master's Voice DLP 1110 UK 1956 Sell This Version
Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra When It's Sleepy Time Down South Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra - Louis Armstrong (EP, Comp) RCA Victor, RCA Victor New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
EPA 30-341 Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong(7", EP) RCA Italiana EPA 30-341 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - Swing's The Thing (1931-1934) (Comp) Decca US 1961 Sell This Version
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - Fletcher Henderson - 1934 (Comp) Ace Of Hearts, Ace Of Hearts UK 1963 Sell This Version
87094/96 Various Shanghai Shuffle Various - The Golden Book Of Classic Swing - Volume 2(3xLP, Comp) Brunswick 87094/96 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
Various When You And I Were Young, Maggie and 1 more… Various - Louis Armstrong / Oldtime Jazz (Comp) AMIGA German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1964 Sell This Version
Sidney Bechet Weary Blues Sidney Bechet - Bechet Of New Orleans (Comp) RCA Victor Argentina 1965 Sell This Version
DL 34313 Various Memphis Blues Various - Urban Sprawl & All That Jazz(LP, Album) Decca DL 34313 US 1965 Sell This Version