Nat Gonella

Real Name:
Nathaniel Charles (Nat) Gonella
Profile:
English jazz trumpeter, bandleader, vocalist and mellophonist born in Islington, London, perhaps most notable for his work with the big band he founded, The Georgians, born March 7, 1908 in Islington, London, England, died August 6, 1998 in Gosport, England.
Nat was one of the first British musicians to establish a major reputation as a jazz soloist. He became a household name in the decades between his emergence as a star in the 1930s and the end of the so-called Trad Boom in the early 1960s, and remained active in music until the end of his life.

Gonella played and recorded with many prominent jazz musicians and has been a major influence on other British jazz trumpeters. His distinctive vocal style was reminiscent of Louis Armstrong, though the voice was often eclipsed by his achievements as a band leader and trumpeter.
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Albums

Nat Gonella - When You're Smiling album art Nat Gonella And Beryl Bryden With Ted Easton's Jazzband Nat Gonella And Beryl Bryden With Ted Easton's Jazzband - When You're Smiling (Album) CNR, CNR, CNR, CNR Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
657.524 Nat Gonella - Wishing You A Swinging Christmas album art Nat Gonella With Ted Easton's Jazzband Featuring Dick Cary Nat Gonella With Ted Easton's Jazzband Featuring Dick Cary - Wishing You A Swinging Christmas(LP) CNR 657.524 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
Nat Gonella - The Music Goes 'Round And 'Round album art Nat Gonella And Ted Easton's Jazzband Nat Gonella And Ted Easton's Jazzband - The Music Goes 'Round And 'Round (Album) Vogue Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
659.016 Nat Gonella - My Favourite Things album art Nat Gonella My Favourite Things(LP, Album) RIFF Records (3) 659.016 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
Nat Gonella - The Nat Gonella Story album art Nat Gonella The Nat Gonella Story (Album, Comp) EMI UK 1980 Sell This Version
DB 14 Nat Gonella - Dance Band Days Vol. 2 album art Nat Gonella Dance Band Days Vol. 2(Cass) This England DB 14 UK 1993 Sell This Version
DB 13 Nat Gonella - Dance Band Days Vol. 1 album art Nat Gonella Dance Band Days Vol. 1(Cass) This England DB 13 UK 1993 Sell This Version
SOC 1002 Nat Gonella - Oliver album art Lionel Bart, The Knightsbridge Theatre Orchestra, Children Of The Corona Stage School*, Michael Wennick, Rita Cameron, Nat Gonella, Leslie Fyson, Peter Brittle, Len Stevens, Cliff Adams Lionel Bart, The Knightsbridge Theatre Orchestra, Children Of The Corona Stage School*, Michael Wennick, Rita Cameron, Nat Gonella, Leslie Fyson, Peter Brittle, Len Stevens, Cliff Adams - Oliver(LP, Album) Society SOC 1002 UK Unknown Sell This Version
540 033 Nat Gonella - Spotlight On Nat Gonella & Ted Easton's Jazzband album art Nat Gonella Spotlight On Nat Gonella & Ted Easton's Jazzband(LP, Album) CNR 540 033 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

F.3198 Nat Gonella - How’m I Doin? / Moon album art Roy Fox & His Band, Al Bowlly, Nat Gonella Roy Fox & His Band, Al Bowlly, Nat Gonella - How’m I Doin? / Moon(Shellac, 10", Single, Mono) Decca F.3198 UK 1932 Sell This Version
Nat Gonella - Georgia On My Mind / Sweet Sue - Just You album art Nat Gonella And His Trumpet* Georgia On My Mind / Sweet Sue - Just You Decca UK 1934 Sell This Version
F.5108 Nat Gonella - Moon Country / Troublesome Trumpet album art Nat Gonella And His Trumpet* Moon Country / Troublesome Trumpet(Shellac, 10") Decca F.5108 France 1934 Sell This Version
Nat Gonella - I Must See Annie Tonight / You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby album art Nat Gonella I Must See Annie Tonight / You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby Odeon France 1936 Sell This Version
F 42144 Nat Gonella And His Trumpet* / Stéphane Grappelli And His Hot Four Nat Gonella And His Trumpet* / Stéphane Grappelli And His Hot Four - Georgia On My Mind / Chasing Shadows(Shellac, 10") Decca F 42144 Netherlands 1937 Sell This Version
A 8741 Nat Gonella - Five Minutes More / Put The Blame On Mame album art Thore Ehrlings Orkester, Nat Gonella Thore Ehrlings Orkester, Nat Gonella - Five Minutes More / Put The Blame On Mame(Shellac, 10") Musica (2) A 8741 Scandinavia 1947 Sell This Version
Nat Gonella - Yip-I-Addy-Ay album art Doug Richford's London Jazzmen With Nat Gonella Doug Richford's London Jazzmen With Nat Gonella - Yip-I-Addy-Ay (Single) Parlophone UK 1962 Sell This Version
Nat Gonella - Oh Monah album art Nat Gonella with Ted Easton's Jazzband Nat Gonella with Ted Easton's Jazzband - Oh Monah (Single) CNR, CNR Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
PE 22.085 Nat Gonella - Oh' Monah album art Nat Gonella & Ted Easton's Jazzband Nat Gonella & Ted Easton's Jazzband - Oh' Monah(7", Single, 3-p) White Elephant (2) PE 22.085 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
141.372 Nat Gonella - We Wish You A Merry Christmas album art Nat Gonella With Ted Easton's Jazzband Nat Gonella With Ted Easton's Jazzband - We Wish You A Merry Christmas(7", Single) CNR 141.372 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
PE 22.085 Nat Gonella - Oh Monah album art Nat Gonella with Ted Easton's Jazzband Nat Gonella with Ted Easton's Jazzband - Oh Monah(7", Single) White Elephant (2), White Elephant (2) PE 22.085 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
8982 Nat Gonella - Troublesome Trumpet / Toy Trumpet album art Nat Gonella And His Trumpet* / Ambrose And His Orchestra* Nat Gonella And His Trumpet* / Ambrose And His Orchestra* - Troublesome Trumpet / Toy Trumpet(Shellac, 10") Decca 8982 Belgium Unknown Sell This Version
MEP 1761 Nat Gonella - Salute To Satchmo album art Nat Gonella Salute To Satchmo(7", EP) Metronome MEP 1761 Denmark Unknown Sell This Version
A 81389 Nat Gonella - Sing / That´s My Home album art Nat Gonella And His Trumpet* Sing / That´s My Home(Shellac, 10") Brunswick A 81389 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
279.584 Nat Gonella - Just A Kid Named Joe / Jeepers Creepers album art Nat Gonella Just A Kid Named Joe / Jeepers Creepers(Shellac, 10") Odeon 279.584 France Unknown Sell This Version
A6462 Nat Gonella - When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You) album art Nat Gonella When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)(Shellac, 10") Parlophone A6462 Australia Unknown Sell This Version

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