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Casa Loma Orchestra

Band, 1927-1963 US
Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra Hal Laska's Orchestra Louis' Harlem Stompers O.K. Rhythm Kings

The Casa Loma Orchestra was a popular American dance band active from 1927 to 1963. It disbanded in 1947, however, it re-emerged from 1957 to 1963, as a recording session band in Hollywood, made up of top-flight studio musicians under the direction of Glen Gray. Please use when Glen Gray is not credited with the orchestra. If Glen Gray is credited, please use Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra instead.

        
Members
PortraitGlen Gray
as, cl, fl 1906-1963 US
PortraitKenny Sargent
voc 1905-1969 US
Murray McEachern
tb 1915-1982 CA
PortraitSonny Dunham
tr, tb 1914-1990 US
Billy Rauch
tb US
PortraitPee Wee Hunt
tb, voc 1907-1979 US
Stanley Dennis
b
Pat Davis
ts, cl, fl *1909
Joe Hall
p
Tony Briglia
dr
Art Ralston
as, sax
Mel Jenssen
vn
Grady Watts
tr *1908 US
Jack Blanchette
g
Frank Zullo
tr US
Fritz Hummel
tb
Clarence Hutchenrider
as, sax 1908-1991 US
Popular Tracks   
Smoke Rings on Boneyard Shuffle by Casa Loma Orchestra
Whoa Babe on Boneyard Shuffle by Casa Loma Orchestra
No Name Jive on Big Band Blast! The Classic Originals by Various Artists
Melancholy Mood on Mostly 1939 by Glen Gray & Casa Loma Orchestra
Tuxedo Junction on Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra, 1939-40 by Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra
Smoke Rings (Theme) on Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra, 1939-40 by Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra
No Name Jive on Boneyard Shuffle by Casa Loma Orchestra
Clementine (From New Orleans) on Mostly 1939 by Glen Gray & Casa Loma Orchestra
High Society on Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra, 1939-40 by Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra
No-Name Jive on Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra, 1939-40 by Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Stompin' AroundCasa Loma Orchestra1999Compil.
Boneyard ShuffleCasa Loma Orchestra1998Compil.
Maniac's BallCasa Loma Orchestra1996Compil.
Casa Loma StompCasa Loma Orchestra1986Compil.
White JazzCasa Loma Orchestra1985Compil.
The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band EraCasa Loma Orchestra / Charlie Johnson / Art Kassel / Lew Stone / Clyde McCoy1984Compil.
In The Still Of The Night / Smoke RingsCasa Loma Orchestra1947Album
Blue Prelude / Wild Goose ChaseCasa Loma Orchestra1933Album
Wild Goose Chase / BujiCasa Loma Orchestra1933Album
Under A Blanket Of Blue / Love Is The ThingCasa Loma Orchestra1933Album
Blue Jazz / White JazzCasa Loma Orchestra1933Album
The Dance Of The Lame Duck / Blue PreludeCasa Loma Orchestra1933Album
Casa Loma Stomp / ConstantlyCasa Loma Orchestra1932Single
Washboard Blues / Four Indian Love LyricsCasa Loma Orchestra with Connie Boswell1932Album
New Orleans / The Lady From St. PaulCasa Loma Orchestra1932Album
Pardon Me, Pretty Baby / Royal Garden BluesJoe Venuti's Blue Four / Casa Loma Orchestra1932Album
Blue Jazz / Don't Tell A Soul (We're In Love)Casa Loma Orchestra1932Album
After To-Night / One Little Word Led To AnotherCasa Loma Orchestra1932Album
You're Still In My Heart / Was I To Blame For Falling In Love With YouCasa Loma Orchestra1932Album
Black Jazz / Maniac's BallCasa Loma Orchestra1932Album
Mighty River = Poderoso Rio / Why Can't I Find Somebody To LoveCasa Loma Orchestra1932Album
Alexander's Ragtime Band / Put On Your Old Gray BonnetCasa Loma Orchestra1931Album
I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby / White JazzCasa Loma Orchestra1931Album
Alexander's Ragtime Band / Put On Your Old Grey BonnetCasa Loma Orchestra1931Album
Alexander's Ragtime Band / Song Of The IslandsCasa Loma Orchestra / Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra1931Album
I Wanna Sing About You / Just A Blue-Eyed BlondCasa Loma Orchestra1931Album
I'm Alone Because I Love You / Just A Blue Eyed BlondeJoe Green And His Novelty Orchestra / Casa Loma Orchestra1931Album
Lucky Me - Lovable You / Happy Days Are Here AgainCasa Loma Orchestra1930Album
Romance / You've Got That ThingCasa Loma Orchestra1930Album
Put On Your Old Grey BonnetCasa Loma OrchestraAlbum
Sunrise Serenade / You Grow Sweeter As The Years Go ByCasa Loma OrchestraAlbum
Daddy's Boy / You Go To My HeadCasa Loma OrchestraAlbum
China Boy / China GirlMcKenzie & Condon's Chicagoans / Casa Loma OrchestraAlbum
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / Casa Loma StompCasa Loma OrchestraAlbum
Casa Loma Orchestra - Vol. 2: 1930 - 1937Casa Loma OrchestraCompil.
Stomp It Off / Royal Garden BluesJimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra / Casa Loma OrchestraAlbum
Malady In F Minor / My Bonnie Lies Over The OceanCasa Loma OrchestraAlbum
Casa Loma Orchestra 1929-1932Casa Loma OrchestraCompil.
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