John Kirby

~ Person

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]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 17407869 [info]
Wikidata: Q338644 [info]
Wikipedia: en: John Kirby (musician) [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
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
1931-07-17 The House of David Blues tuba Fletcher Henderson Orchestra 3:11
1933-08-18 Queer Notions double bass [string bass] Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra 2:52
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 Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:03
1935-07-02 Miss Brown to You double bass [bass] Billie Holiday 3:03
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 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
1936-06-30 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 3:02
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 3:16
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 2:38
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 (matrix no. R2997) double bass The Chocolate Dandies 4:15
1940-05-25 I Surrender Dear double bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 4:37
1940-05-25 Smack double bass [bass] Benny Carter with The Chocolate Dandies 2:41
1940-05-25 Smack double bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 2:43
Baby, Riffamarole bass Nat King Cole 2:52
Blue Lou bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:01
Blue Lou bass Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:08
Blue Minor bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:04
Chasing Pirates piano and synthesizer Norah Jones 2:40
Don't Be That Way bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:36
Down Home bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:51
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
I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 4:15
I Surrender Dear bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 4:41
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 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
Let's Get Together bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:05
Light as a Feather synthesizer Norah Jones 3:52
Love and Kisses double bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:20
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
Smack! bass Coleman Hawkins & The Chocolate Dandies 2:43
Stealin' Apples bass Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:00
Stompin' at the Savoy bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 3:12
Stormy Weather bass Nat King Cole 3:15
Stuck piano and synthesizer Norah Jones 5:15
Sweet Lorraine bass Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:06
What a Little Moonlight Can Do bass Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 2:57
What a Shuffle bass Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:52
You Can Depend on Me bass Nat King Cole 2:58
You Can Depend on Me (alternate take) bass Nat King Cole 3:01