BDW8004 | The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra - Volume 1 - 1928

The complete output with all known alternates including five test pressings.

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Dorsey Brothers and Their Orchestra
Leo McConville-Fuzzy Farrar (t), Tommy Dorsey (t,tb), Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as), Arnold Brilhart (as,o), Herbert Spencer (ts), Carl Kress (g), Hank Stern (bb), Chauncey Morehouse (d-chimes), Irving Kaufman (v).
New York, February 14, 1928
1. 400082-B Mary Ann (Davis & Silver) v-IK OK 40995
2. 400083-C Persian Rug (Kahn & Noret) OK 40995

Mickey Bloom-Fuzzy Farrar (t), Tommy Dorsey (t,tb), Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as), Arnold Brilhart (as,o), Herbert Spencer (ts), ?Arthur Schutt (p), Carl Kress (bjo), Hank Stern (bb), Chauncey Morehouse (d), Bill Dutton (v).
New York, March 14, 1928
3. 400144-B Coquette (Kahn, Lombardo & Green) v-BD OK 41007
4. 400145-C The Yale Blues (Knox & Ellis) v-BD OK 41007

Adrian Rollini (bsx) replaces Stern; Seger Ellis (v).
New York, April 24, 1928
5. 400633-B Indian Cradle Song (Kahn & Wayne) v-SE Test
6. 400633-C Indian Cradle Song (Kahn & Wayne) v-SE OK 41032
7. 400634-A My Melancholy Baby (Norton & Burnett) v-SE Test
8. 400634-C My Melancholy Baby (Norton & Burnett) v-SE OK 41032

Joe Tarto (bb) replaces Rollini.
New York, May 22, 1928
9. 400698-A That’s My Mammy (Pease Baer & Nelson) v-BD OK 41050
10. 400699-C Dixie Dawn (Trent & De Rose) v-BD OK 41050

Hank Stern (bb) replaces Tarto; Scrappy Lambert (v).
New York, June 4, 1928
11. 400740-B Evening Star (Turk & Ahlert) v-SL OK 41065
12. 400740-C Evening Star (Turk & Ahlert) v-SL Test
13. 400741-A Forgetting You (De Sylva, Brown & Henderson) v-SL OK 41065
14. 400741-B Forgetting You (De Sylva, Brown & Henderson) v-SL Test

Dorsey Brothers and Their Concert Orchestra
Dr. Eugene Ormandy conducting Leo McConville-Fuzzy Farrar-Mickey Bloom-?Manny Klein (t), Tommy Dorsey-Carl Loffler (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as), Max Farley (as,f), Arnold Brilhart (as), Bill Green (ts), Al Duffy-Leo Kroucrick-2 others (vn), Arthur Schutt (p), Jack Hansen (bb), Jimmy Mullen (sb), Charles Dondron (vib), Smith Ballew-Hal Kemp-Nye Mayhew-Saxie Dowell-Skinny Ennis (v), George Crozier (arr).
New York, July 16, 1928
15. 400871-B Was It A Dream? Part 1(Coslow, Spier & Britt) OK 41083
400872-C Was It A Dream? – Part 2-Coslow, Spier & Britt) v-SB-HK-NM-SD-SE OK 41083
Note: The two sides of the original 78 rpm record have been presented here as a continuous performance.

Dorsey Brothers and Their Orchestra
Fuzzy Farrar-?Nat Natoli (t), Tommy Dorsey (t,tb), Jack Teagarden (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as), Arnold Brilhart (as), Frank Teschmacher (cl, ts), Herbert Spencer (ts), Frank Signorelli (p), Carl Kress (bjo,g), Hank Stern (bb), Stan King (d), Smith Ballew (v).
New York, September 29, 1928
16. 401169-B ‘Round Evening (Steiner, Coots & Whiting) v-SB OK 41124
17. 401170-B Out Of The Dawn (Donaldson) v-SB OK 41124

Tom Dorsey
Tommy Dorsey (t), accompanied by Eddie Lang (g), Jimmy Williams (sb), Stan King (d), Arthur Schutt (harmonium on 401308-C).
New York, November 10, 1928
18. 401308-C It’s Right Here For You (Bradford) OK 41178
19. 401309-C Tiger Rag (La Rocca) OK 41178

Dorsey Brothers and Their Orchestra
Leo McConville-Fuzzy Farrar-Phil Napoleon (t), Tommy Dorsey (t,tb), Glenn Miller (tb, arr), Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as), Arnold Brilhart (cl,as,f), Herbert Spencer (ts), 3 unknown (vn), Arthur Schutt (p), Tony Colucci (bjo), Eddie Lang (g), Hank Stern (bb), Stan King (d), Smith Ballew (v).
New York, November 21, 1928
20. 401385-B Sally Of My Dreams (Kernell) v-SB OK 41151
21. 401386-A She’s Funny That Way (Whiting & Moret) v-SB OK 41158
22. 401387-B Cross Roads (Klages, Axt & Mendoza) v-SB OK 41151

Dorsey Brothers and Their Concert Orchestra
Personnel and date as for track 15.
23. 500021-C Was It A Dream? (Coslow, Spier & Britt) Test