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Wilbur Sweatman and his Orchestra

Wilbur Sweatman's Jazz Orchestra - 1928
Wilbur Sweatman’s Jazz Orchestra – 1928

This is Wilbur Sweatman’s final recording session. Wilbur Sweatman’s continued to perform live up until the 1950s in the New York area.

Wilbur Sweatman and his Orchestra

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Battleship Kate
Vocal Chorus by Corky Williams

(Ada Rives / Wilbur Sweatman)
3-27-1935 New York, New York Vocalion
2945-A
The Florida Blues
(William King Phillips / Jenkins / Jones)
3-27-1935 New York, New York Vocalion
2945-B
The Hooking Cow Blues
Vocal Chorus by Corky Williams

(W.C. Handy / Williams)
3-27-1935 New York, New York Vocalion
2983-A
Whatcha Gonna Do?
Vocal Chorus by Corky Williams

(Gerald Williams)
3-27-1935 New York, New York Vocalion
2983-B

Wilbur Sweatman and his Orchestra

Artist Instrument
Eddie Gibbs Guitar
Ogese T. McKay Brass Bass
John Reeves Trombone
George Rickson Piano
Russell Smith Trumpet
Wilbur Sweatman Clarinet, Leader
Gerald “Corky” Williams Vocal
Henry Zeno Drums

 

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