William Blue

Real Name:
William Thornton Blue
Profile:
American jazz saxophonist (alto) and clarinetist.

Born : January 31, 1902 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Died : April 1968 in Trenton, New Jersey.

Played with : 'Doc' Cheatham, Charlie Creath, Dewey Jackson, "Andrew Preer's Cotton Club Orchestra", Noble Sissle, "The Missourians", Cab Calloway and others.
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B-1010 William Blue - Riverboat Jazz (New Orleans To Chicago) album art Various Capitol Blues (as Thornton Blue) Various - Riverboat Jazz (New Orleans To Chicago) (Album, Comp) Brunswick B-1010 US 1943 Sell This Version
TFE 17216, TFE.17216 William Blue - Cab Calloway album art Cab Calloway Miss Otis Regrets (as Thornton Blue) Cab Calloway - Cab Calloway(7", EP) Fontana, Fontana TFE 17216, TFE.17216 UK 1960 Sell This Version
RF-3 William Blue - A History Of Jazz: The New York Scene album art Various Ozark Mountain Blues and 1 more… Various - A History Of Jazz: The New York Scene(LP, Comp) RBF Records RF-3 US 1961 Sell This Version
430.385 S William Blue - Treasury Of Jazz N° 13 album art The Missourians The Missourians - Treasury Of Jazz N° 13 (Comp) RCA Victor 430.385 S France 1962 Sell This Version
430.602 S William Blue - Treasury of Jazz N° 29 album art Henry Allen Jnr. And His New York Orchestra* Henry Allen Jnr. And His New York Orchestra* - Treasury of Jazz N° 29(LP, Comp, Mono) RCA Victor 430.602 S France 1963 Sell This Version
87094/96 William Blue - The Golden Book Of Classic Swing - Volume 2 album art Various St. Louis Blues Various - The Golden Book Of Classic Swing - Volume 2(3xLP, Comp) Brunswick 87094/96 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
OJL-9 William Blue - Byways Of Jazz album art Various Shea's Cryin' For Me (as Thornton Blue) and 1 more… Various - Byways Of Jazz(LP, Comp) Origin Jazz Library OJL-9 US 1965 Sell This Version
S1267 William Blue -  Louis Armstrong And Luis Russell album art Louis Armstrong And Luis Russell Louis Armstrong And Luis Russell - Louis Armstrong And Luis Russell(LP, Comp, Mono) Swaggie Records S1267 Australia 1966 Sell This Version
ASC-11, 5829-11 William Blue - Collectors' Items 1922-1930 album art Various Sweet Jenny Lee (as Wm. Blue) Various - Collectors' Items 1922-1930(LP, Album, Comp) Historical Records, Historical Records ASC-11, 5829-11 US 1967 Sell This Version
RTR 24006/24007 William Blue - The Allen Victors (Henry Allen Jr. And His New York Orchestra Chronological & Complete) album art Henry Allen Jr. And His New York Orchestra* Henry Allen Jr. And His New York Orchestra* - The Allen Victors (Henry Allen Jr. And His New York Orchestra Chronological & Complete)(2xLP, Comp) Raretone (2) RTR 24006/24007 Italy 1972 Sell This Version
CBS 66801 William Blue - Integrale V.S.O.P. album art Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong - Integrale V.S.O.P.(8xLP, Comp + Box) CBS CBS 66801 France 1974 Sell This Version
88003 William Blue - V.S.O.P. Vol. 5 (1928-29), Vol. 6 (1929-30) album art Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong - V.S.O.P. Vol. 5 (1928-29), Vol. 6 (1929-30)(2xLP, Comp, Gat) CBS 88003 Europe 1974 Sell This Version
G 32593 William Blue - Hi De Ho Man album art Cab Calloway Nagasaki (as Thornton Blue) Cab Calloway - Hi De Ho Man(2xLP, Album, Comp) Columbia G 32593 US 1974 Sell This Version
006 William Blue - Harry Cooper, R.Q.Dickerson & The Cotton Club Orchestra album art Harry Cooper, R.Q. Dickerson & The Cotton Club Orchestra I Found A New Baby (as Thornton Blue) Harry Cooper, R.Q. Dickerson & The Cotton Club Orchestra - Harry Cooper, R.Q.Dickerson & The Cotton Club Orchestra(LP, Comp) Collectors Items 006 UK 1978 Sell This Version
AJA 5013 William Blue - Kicking The Gong Around album art Cab Calloway And His Orchestra Cab Calloway And His Orchestra - Kicking The Gong Around (Comp) ASV, Living Era AJA 5013 UK 1982 Sell This Version
MCA 510.174, M.C.A. 510.174 - C, 510 174 William Blue - Mr. Hi. De. Ho. 1930-1931 album art Cab Calloway Cab Calloway - Mr. Hi. De. Ho. 1930-1931 (Album, Comp) MCA Records MCA 510.174, M.C.A. 510.174 - C, 510 174 France 1977 Sell This Version
R 030, DMM 6-0610 William Blue - Big Band Jazz: From The Beginnings To The Fifties album art Various Market Street Stomp (as William Thornton Blue) Various - Big Band Jazz: From The Beginnings To The Fifties(6xLP, Comp + Box) Smithsonian Collection, Smithsonian Collection R 030, DMM 6-0610 US 1983 Sell This Version
CBS 21115 William Blue - Jumpin Jive album art Cab Calloway Cab Calloway - Jumpin Jive (Comp) CBS CBS 21115 Europe 1984 Sell This Version
ST124 William Blue - Cotton Club Stars album art Various Happy Feet (as Thornton Blue) and 2 more… Various - Cotton Club Stars (Comp) Stash Records Inc. ST124 US 1984 Sell This Version
2MJP 1022 William Blue - Harlem album art Various Various - Harlem(LP, Comp) Musica Jazz 2MJP 1022 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
ST 1001 William Blue - Jumping And Jiving Vol. 1 album art Cab Calloway Cab Calloway - Jumping And Jiving Vol. 1(LP, Comp) Swingtime ST 1001 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
Meritt 24 William Blue - Jazz Potpourri Volume Two (20 Collector Items 1925-1933) album art Various Is That Religion? (as Wm Thorton Blue) Various - Jazz Potpourri Volume Two (20 Collector Items 1925-1933)(LP, Album) Meritt Record Society Meritt 24 US 1987 Sell This Version
3041-2 William Blue - The Most Important Recordings Of Cab Calloway album art Cab Calloway Saint-James Infirmary (as William-Thorton Blue) and 7 more… Cab Calloway - The Most Important Recordings Of Cab Calloway (Comp) Official (3) 3041-2 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
J-CD-626 William Blue - Street Walkin’ Blues album art Various St James Infirmary (as Thornton Blue) and 1 more… Various - Street Walkin’ Blues(CD, Comp) Jass Records J-CD-626 US 1990 Sell This Version
CD 53088 William Blue - Satchmo's Immortal Performances 1929-1947 album art Louis Armstrong Blue Turning Grey Over You Louis Armstrong - Satchmo's Immortal Performances 1929-1947(CD, Comp, RP) Giants Of Jazz CD 53088 Europe 1990 Sell This Version