Locke Brothers Rhythm Orchestra - Bluebird 6288 (1936)

Another get from this largely unknown Carolina territory band from their lone session on February 15, 1936.

Recorded in Charlotte, NC.


Pine State Playboys - Bluebird 7535 (1938)

Here's a thorough write-up on Claude Casey of the Pine State Playboys.

Claude Casey g, v-1 / Lawrence Boling g, v-2 / Carl Boling tnr g / James “Jimmy” Rouse fiddle / William “Willie” Coates p.

Recorded at the Hotel Charlotte in Charlotte,NC on January 26, 1938.


Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra - Okeh 41437 (1930)

Frank Trumbauer Cm, as, dir, v (HTB) / Andy Secrest, Harry Goldfield, Nat Natoli t / Bill Rank, Jack Fulton tb / Charles Strickfadden as / Fud Livingston cl, ts / Min Leibrook bsx / Matt Malneck vn / Lennie Hayton p, cel / Eddie Lang g / George Marsh d / Smith Ballew v (WTU?).

Recorded in New York on July 22, 1930.


Lionel Hampton & Orchestra - Victor 26362 (1939)

Ziggy Elman t / Hymie Schertzer as / Russell Procope ss, as / Jerry Jerome, Chu Berry ts / Clyde Hart p / Danny Barker g / Milt Hinton sb / Cozy Cole d / Lionel Hampton vib.

Recorded in New York on June 9, 1939.


Rex Stewart c / Lawrence Brown tb / Harry Carney bar / Lionel Hampton p / Billy Taylor sb / Sonny Greer d.

Recorded in New York on June 13, 1939.