Elmer Williams

Real Name:
Elmer (or) Elbert Williams.
Profile:
American jazz saxophonist (tenor) and arranger.

Born : July 27, 1916 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Died : February 28, 1994 in New York City, New York.

"Skippy" played with : "Chester Clark Band" (1933), "Toledo
Frank Terry Orchestra" (1934), with an his own band (1936),
"Count Basie Orchestra" (1939), Claude Hopkins, Edgar Hayes, Earl Bostic, Jimmy Mundy, Duke Ellington, Lucky Millinder, Bob Chester, Fletcher Henderson, Chick Webb, Tommy Reynolds, led his own band for a year and in 1940s in Florida with his own small combo.
In the late 1950s moved to New York and continued playing (1973 in the Ellington Band during its last Carnegie Hall concert).
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Elmer Williams Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

Elmer Williams - If The Moon Turns Green / Night Wind album art Taft Jordan And The Mob Taft Jordan And The Mob - If The Moon Turns Green / Night Wind Melotone US 1935 Sell This Version
B-6501 Elmer Williams - Mississippi Basin / Hobo You Can't Ride This Train album art 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
25317 Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - Jangled Nerves / I'll Always Be In Love With You(Shellac, 10") Victor 25317 US 1936 Sell This Version
3211 Elmer Williams - Christopher Columbus / Blue Lou album art Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - Christopher Columbus / Blue Lou(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 3211 US 1936 Sell This Version
3213 Elmer Williams - Big Chief De Sota / Stealin' Apples album art Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - Big Chief De Sota / Stealin' Apples(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 3213 US 1936 Sell This Version
3211 Elmer Williams - Christopher Columbus / Blue Lou album art Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - Christopher Columbus / Blue Lou(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 3211 US 1936 Sell This Version
3487 Elmer Williams - It's Wearin' Me Down / Rhythm Of The Tambourine album art Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - It's Wearin' Me Down / Rhythm Of The Tambourine(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 3487 US 1937 Sell This Version
5632 Elmer Williams - Chloe (Chlo-E) album art Horace Henderson And His Orch.* / John Kirby And His Orchestra Horace Henderson And His Orch.* / John Kirby And His Orchestra - Chloe (Chlo-E)(Shellac, 10") Okeh 5632 US 1940 Sell This Version
8575 Elmer Williams - Do You Dig My Jive / Boogie Woogie Moan album art Sam Price And His Texas Blusicians Sam Price And His Texas Blusicians - Do You Dig My Jive / Boogie Woogie Moan(Shellac, 10") Decca 8575 US 1941 Sell This Version
Elmer Williams - Rockin' Chair album art Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra When It's Sleepy Time Down South Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra - Rockin' Chair (EP, Comp) RCA Victor, RCA Victor New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
EPA 30-344 Elmer Williams - Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train album art Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong - Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train(7", EP, Comp) RCA Italiana EPA 30-344 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
87094/96 Elmer Williams - The Golden Book Of Classic Swing - Volume 2 album art Various Lona Various - The Golden Book Of Classic Swing - Volume 2(3xLP, Comp) Brunswick 87094/96 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
Elmer Williams - The Sound Of Chicago (1923-1940) album art Various Swingin' And Jumpin' and 1 more… Various - The Sound Of Chicago (1923-1940) (Comp) Columbia US 1964 Sell This Version
Elmer Williams - The Immortal Chick Webb/Stompin' At The Savoy album art Chick Webb Chick Webb - The Immortal Chick Webb/Stompin' At The Savoy (Comp) Columbia Canada 1967 Sell This Version
CP3 Elmer Williams - Spinning The Webb album art Chick Webb And His Orchestra Featuring Ella Fitzgerald Chick Webb And His Orchestra Featuring Ella Fitzgerald - Spinning The Webb(LP, Comp) Coral CP3 UK 1969 Sell This Version
Elmer Williams - Duke Ellington And His Important Second War Concert At The Carnegie Hall 1943 album art Duke Ellington Duke Ellington - Duke Ellington And His Important Second War Concert At The Carnegie Hall 1943 (Album) SagaPan UK 1971 Sell This Version
LPV-574 Elmer Williams - Romance In The Dark album art Lil Green Blowtop Blues Lil Green - Romance In The Dark(LP, Comp) RCA Victor LPV-574 US 1971 Sell This Version
MCA2-4064 Elmer Williams - Singin' The Blues album art Various Hurry Hurry Various - Singin' The Blues(2xLP, Album, Comp) MCA Records MCA2-4064 US 1974 Sell This Version
SM 3613 Elmer Williams - Ella Fitzgerald & The Chick Webb Orchestra album art Ella Fitzgerald & The Chick Webb Orchestra* Ella Fitzgerald & The Chick Webb Orchestra* - Ella Fitzgerald & The Chick Webb Orchestra(LP, Comp) Joker (2) SM 3613 Italy 1974 Sell This Version
SM 3752 Elmer Williams - High Society 1932-1933 album art Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra - High Society 1932-1933(LP, Comp) Joker (2) SM 3752 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
Elmer Williams - The Complete Fletcher Henderson 1927-1936 album art Fletcher Henderson Fletcher Henderson - The Complete Fletcher Henderson 1927-1936 (Comp) RCA, Bluebird (3) US 1976 Sell This Version
ST104, ST-104 Elmer Williams - Tea Pad Songs Volume Two album art Various Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well Various - Tea Pad Songs Volume Two(LP, Comp) Stash Records, Stash Records ST104, ST-104 US 1976 Sell This Version
KIX-4 Elmer Williams - 7:th Street Boogie album art Ivory Joe Hunter Leave Her Alone and 1 more… Ivory Joe Hunter - 7:th Street Boogie(LP, Comp) Route 66 KIX-4 Sweden 1977 Sell This Version
ST-107 Elmer Williams - Weed: A Rare Batch (Classic Jazz Vocals) album art Various Do You Dig My Jive (as Skippy WIlliams) and 1 more… Various - Weed: A Rare Batch (Classic Jazz Vocals)(LP, Comp) Stash Records ST-107 US 1977 Sell This Version
AXM2-5519 Elmer Williams - Young Louis Armstrong / 1932-1933 album art Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong - Young Louis Armstrong / 1932-1933(2xLP, Album, Comp, Mono) Bluebird (3) AXM2-5519 US 1977 Sell This Version