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Ben Pollack

dr, 1903-1971 US, Chicago
Singer / Musician of Jazz and Pop

Ben Pollack (born June 22, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, USA - died June 7, 1971, Palm Springs, California, USA) was an American jazz drummer, singer and bandleader. He worked with artists like Jack Teagarden, Kay Starr, Benny Goodman, Eddie Lang and Joe Venuti, to name a few. In 1945 he founded his own record label Jewel and employed Henry Stone as an executive for A&R.

        
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
'Deed I Do on Ben Pollack Vol. 1, Chicago 1926-1929 by Ben Pollack
Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos and Strings, RV 531: I. Allegro on Vivaldi in High Definition: The Four Seasons and Concertos by Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos and Strings, RV 531: II. Largo on The Best Relaxing Baroque Music by Various Artists
Song of the Blues on Jazz Age Chronicles, Vol 12: The Song Hits of 1929 by Various Artists
Sentimental Baby on Ben Pollack Vol. 2, New York 1928-1929 by Ben Pollack
Sentimental Journey on Ben Pollack and His Pick-a-Rib Boys by Ben Pollack
Song of India on Ben Pollack and His Pick-a-Rib Boys by Ben Pollack
He's the Last Word on Ben Pollack Vol. 1, Chicago 1926-1929 by Ben Pollack
Louise on Ben Pollack Vol. 2, New York 1928-1929 by Ben Pollack
Sweet and Hot - Take 3 on Ben Pollack, Vol. 5 - New York 1931 by Ben Pollack

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
The Dean Of SwingBen Pollack2003Compil.
Volume 2 – Recorded In New York 1928-1929Ben Pollack2001Compil.
Ben Pollack Volume 3: Recorded In New York, 1929Ben Pollack2000Compil.
Red & BenBen Pollack, Red Nichols1988Compil.
Futuristic Rhythm - Rare 1920's RecordingsBen Pollack1988Compil.
The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band EraRed Norvo / Ben Pollack / Jimmy Grier / Lennie Hayton1984Compil.
Giants Of Traditional JazzSidney Bechet, Mutt Carey, Wild Bill Davison, Edmond Hall, Ben Pollack1980Compil.
Ben Pollack And His OrchestraBen Pollack, Benny Goodman, Jimmy McPartland, Jack Teagarden, Glenn MillerSingle
Ben Pollack Volume 7Ben PollackCompil.
"Big Band"Ben PollackAlbum
Dixieland StrutBen Pollack / Wingy ManoneAlbum
Ben Pollack Volume 6Ben Pollack / The Whoopee MakersCompil.
External Links
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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