Earl Burtnett joined Art Hickman's touring band in 1918. He took over the orchestra upon Hickman's retirement in 1929. His orchestra appeared in two films, The Flying Fool (1929) and The Party Girl (1930).
Burtnett underwent an appendectomy on Christmas Eve 1935, developed complications and died on January 2, 1936.
Art Hickman's Orchestra: (Known personnel) Earl Burtnett dir, p / Roy Fox c.
Recorded in Oakland, CA on June 13, 1924.
Vincent Rose was born in Palermo, Sicily in 1880. He became popular with his Montmartre Orchestra in the 20s and also from being a prolific songwriter. Among his most notable tunes are Linger Awhile, Whispering, Avalon and Blueberry Hill.
Vincent Rose p, dir / Harry Owens t / Buster Johnson tb / "Prof" Moore or Bobby "Buddy" Burns cl, as, ts / Jackie Taylor vn / Bob Stowell bj / Albert Jaeger bb / J.M. Cott d.
This looks to be from Roger Wolfe Kahn's second recording session.
(Here's another Kahn side posted earlier this year.)
Tommy Gott, Leo McConville t / Chuck Campbell, Ephraim Hannaford tb / Arnold Brilhart, Owen Bartlett cl, as / Harold Sturr cl, ts / Joe Venuti, Joe Raymond vn / Arthur Schutt p / Dominic Romeo bj, g / Arthur Campbell bb / Vic Berton d.
Got this set off of eBay over ten years ago. The person's starting price was ridiculously low and I ended up being the only bidder. When the set arrived, there was a rather rude note attached basically saying that I stole it and should be ashamed. (??)
(I got it because I am in awe of anything Hodges)
The Orchestra Featuring Eddie Heywood: Ray Nance t, vn / Aaron Sachs cl / Don Byas ts / Eddie Heywood p / John Simmons b / Shelly Manne d.
Recorded in New York on May 2, 1944.
The Trio Featuring Eddie Heywood:Eddie Heywood p / Johnny Hodges as / Shelly Manne d.
Recorded in new York on May 26, 1944.