John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player)

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Relationships

married: Maxine Sullivan (1938 – 1941)
member of: Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra (bass)
The Chocolate Dandies
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra (bass)
John Kirby and His Onyx Club Boys
John Kirby and His Orchestra
Chick Webb and His Orchestra
Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra (bass)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000230656 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/258700 [info]
Songkick: https://www.songkick.com/artists/393377 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 17407869 [info]
Wikidata: Q338644 [info]
Wikipedia: en: John Kirby (musician) [info]
other databases: http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb13896014z [info]
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n87124969 [info]
http://snaccooperative.org/ark:/99166/w6xs6bh8 [info]
https://d-nb.info/gnd/119161745 [info]
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n87124969 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Kirby,_Buster_Bailey,_Washington_DC,_May_1946_(Gottlieb).jpg [info]

Appearances

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
instrument
1929-04 Raisin' the Roof tuba Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:43
1929-05-16 Blazin' tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:00
1929-05-16 Wang Wang Blues tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:06
1930-10-03 Chinatown, My Chinatown tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:05
1930-10-03 Somebody Loves Me tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:06
1930-12-02 Keep a Song in Your Soul tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:20
1930-12-31 Dee Blues tuba The Chocolate Dandies 2:58
1930-12 Bugle Call Rag double bass and tuba The Chocolate Dandies 2:58
1931-03-19 Clarinet Marmalade tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:15
1931-03-19 Comin' and Goin' tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:12
1931-03-19 Hot and Anxious tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:23
1931-03-19 Sugarfoot Stomp tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:21
1931-05-02 My Gal Sal tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:30
1931-05-02 Sweet and Hot tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:29
1931-07-17 The House of David Blues tuba Fletcher Henderson Orchestra 3:11
1931-10-16 Singin' the Blues tuba Fletcher Henderson 3:08
1931-10-16 Sugar tuba Fletcher Henderson 2:57
1932-09-12 Honeysuckle Rose double bass Fletcher Henderson 3:15
1932-09-12 New King Porter Stomp double bass Fletcher Henderson 3:10
1932-09-12 Underneath the Harlem Moon double bass Fletcher Henderson 3:17
1932-11-03 Blue Moments tuba Fletcher Henderson 2:37
1933-08-18 Can You Take It? double bass Fletcher Henderson 2:52
1933-08-18 King Porter Stomp double bass Fletcher Henderson 2:59
1933-08-18 Queer Notions double bass [string bass] Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra 2:52
1933-08-18 Queer Notions double bass Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:51
1933-08-18 Yeah Man double bass Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 2:58
1935-07-02 A Sunbonnet Blue double bass Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 2:55
1935-07-02 I Wished on the Moon double bass Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:07
1935-07-02 I Wished on the Moon double bass [bass] Billie Holiday 3:04
1935-07-02 Miss Brown to You double bass [bass] Billie Holiday 3:03
1935-07-02 Miss Brown to You double bass Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:03
1935-07-02 What a Little Moonlight Can Do bass Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 2:57
1935-07-02 What a Little Moonlight Can Do double bass [bass] Billie Holiday 2:59
1935-07-02 What a Little Moonlight Can Do double bass Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:01
1935-07-31 I'm Painting the Town Red double bass Billie Holiday 3:02
1935-07-31 It's Too Hot for Words double bass Billie Holiday 2:49
1935-07-31 Sweet Lorraine bass Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:06
1935-07-31 What a Night, What a Moon, What a Girl double bass Billie Holiday 2:59
1935-10-25 Eeny Meeny Miney Mo double bass Billie Holiday 3:15
1935-10-25 If You Were Mine double bass Billie Holiday 3:14
1935-10-25 Twenty Four Hours a Day double bass Billie Holiday 3:04
1935-10-25 Yankee Doodle Never Went to Town double bass Billie Holiday 2:46
1936-03-27 Blue Lou bass Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:08
1936-03-27 Blue Lou double bass Fletcher Henderson 3:10
1936-03-27 Christopher Columbus double bass Fletcher Henderson 3:05
1936-03-27 Stealin' Apples double bass Fletcher Henderson 2:59
1936-03-27 Stealin' Apples bass Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:00
1936-06-30 I Cried For You double bass [bass] Billie Holiday 3:17
1936-06-30 It's Like Reaching for the Moon double bass Billie Holiday 3:22
1936-06-30 These Foolish Things double bass Billie Holiday 3:17
1937-04-14 Buzzin' 'Round With the Bee bass Lionel Hampton 3:07
1937-04-14 Stompology bass Lionel Hampton 3:03
1937-04-14 Whoa Babe bass Lionel Hampton 2:54
1937-04-26 China Stomp (Chinatown, My Chinatown) bass Lionel Hampton 2:49
1937-04-26 I Know That You Know bass Lionel Hampton 2:58
1937-04-26 On the Sunny Side of the Street bass Lionel Hampton 3:17
1937-04-26 Rhythm, Rhythm (I Got Rhythm) bass Lionel Hampton 2:53
1938-07-21 Any Time at All bass Lionel Hampton 3:18
1938-07-21 I’m in the Mood for Swing bass Lionel Hampton 2:49
1938-07-21 Muskrat Ramble bass Lionel Hampton 3:18
1938-07-21 Shoe Shiner’s Drag bass Lionel Hampton 3:25
1939-01-13 Romping (excerpt) double bass Frankie Newton and His Orchestra 1:06
1939-01-13 The Blues My Baby Gave to Me double bass Frankie Newton and His Orchestra 3:13
1939-01-13 The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise double bass Frankie Newton's Orchestra 3:16
1939-02-28 'Tain't What You Do double bass Mildred Bailey 2:37
1939-06-27 A Ghost of a Chance double bass Mildred Bailey 3:12
1939-07-28 Royal Garden Blues double bass [string bass] John Kirby and His Orchestra 2:32
1940-05-25 Dedication double bass [bass] Coleman Hawkins with The Chocolate Dandies 2:58
1940-05-25 Dedication double bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 2:58
1940-05-25 I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me double bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 4:16
1940-05-25 I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 4:15
1940-05-25 I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me (matrix no. R2997) double bass The Chocolate Dandies 4:15
1940-05-25 I Surrender Dear bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 4:41
1940-05-25 I Surrender Dear double bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 4:37
1940-05-25 Smack double bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 2:43
1940-05-25 Smack double bass [bass] Benny Carter with The Chocolate Dandies 2:41
1940-05-25 Smack! bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 2:43
At the Darktown Strutters' Ball double bass Chick Webb ?:??
Azure double bass Chick Webb 3:07
Baby, Riffamarole bass Nat King Cole 2:52
Blue Lou bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:01
Blue Lou double bass Chick Webb 3:02
Blue Minor bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:04
Blue Minor double bass Chick Webb 2:47
Chasing Pirates piano and synthesizer Norah Jones 2:40
Dedication bass Coleman Hawkins 2:51
Don't Be That Way double bass Chick Webb 2:33
Don't Be That Way bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:36
Down Home bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:51
Down Home Rag double bass Chick Webb ?:??
Dream vibraphone Priscilla Ahn 3:33
Eeny Meeny Miney Mo double bass Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra with Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:19
Even Though piano and synthesizer Norah Jones 3:52
Harlem Congo double bass Chick Webb 3:19
I'll Chase the Blues Away double bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:44
I’ll Chase the Blues Away double bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:35
If Dreams Come True double bass Chick Webb 3:24
If Dreams Come True bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:23
If I Could Be With You bass Nat King Cole 2:47
If You Were Mine double bass Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:11
In the Groove at the Grove double bass Chick Webb 2:36
Let's Get Together double bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:04
Let's Get Together bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:05
Light as a Feather synthesizer Norah Jones 3:52
Liza (All the Clouds Roll Away) double bass Chick Webb ?:??
Lonesome Moments double bass Chick Webb 2:46
Love and Kisses double bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:20
Midnite in a Madhouse (Midnite in Harlem) double bass Chick Webb 2:32
On the Sunny Side of the Street bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:49
Rhythm and Romance double bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:06
Riffamarole (alternate take) bass Nat King Cole 2:39
Spinnin' the Webb double bass Chick Webb 3:08
Squeeze Me double bass Chick Webb 3:08
Stompin' at the Savoy bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:12
Stomping at the Savoy double bass Chick Webb ?:??
Stormy Weather bass Nat King Cole 3:15
Strictly Jive double bass Chick Webb ?:??
Stuck piano and synthesizer Norah Jones 5:15
What a Shuffle bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:52
What a Shuffle double bass Chick Webb 2:52
Who Ya Hunchin'? double bass Chick Webb 2:56
You Can Depend on Me bass Nat King Cole 2:58
You Can Depend on Me (alternate take) bass Nat King Cole 3:01
1931 The Chronological Classics: Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 1931 tuba Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra
1931 The Chronological Classics: Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 1931 bass Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra