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Sy Oliver

voc, tr, 1910-1988 US, Battle Creek, Michigan
Singer / Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. Melvin James Oliver

Melvin James "Sy" Oliver (December 17, 1910 – May 28, 1988) was an American jazz arranger, trumpeter, composer, singer and bandleader.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Trumpet
  • Vibraphone
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Yes Indeed on Yes Indeed [The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions] by Sy Oliver
Pledging My Love on Pledging My Love by Edna McGriff & Sy Oliver
Yes, Indeed! - 1991 Remastered on The Best Of Tommy Dorsey by Tommy Dorsey
Changing Partners on Changing Partners by Helen Forrest & Sy Oliver
Slow Burn on Leif "Smoke Rings" Andersson presenterar fler favoriter by Leif Smoke Rings Anderson
Rumble on Yes Indeed [The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions] by Sy Oliver
T'aint What You Do on Yes Indeed [The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions] by Sy Oliver
Cuddle Me on Cuddle Me by Betty Johnson & Sy Oliver
Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream) on Sh-Boom by Barry Frank, The Four Bells & Sy Oliver
Easy Does It on What Kind of Fool Am I by Arne Domnérus

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Sy Oliver: Swing DancingSy Oliver2017Compil.
Sentimental SySy Oliver2009Album
In Chronology - 1945-1949Sy Oliver2009Album
I'm Waiting For The Junkman / Basin Street BluesElla Fitzgerald, Sy Oliver2000Album
That Old Feeling / A Guy Is A GuyElla Fitzgerald With The Day Dreamers With Accompaniment Directed By Sy Oliver1999Album
Big Big BandsWoody Herman, Duke Ellington, Sy Oliver, Si Zentner1992Single
The Jazz Singers - Vocals By Great InstrumentalistsLouis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jack Teagarden, Dizzy Gillespie, Jelly Roll Morton, Bunny Berigan, Cootie Williams, Earl Hines, Roy Eldridge, Teddy Bunn, Don Redman, Lionel Hampton, Wingy Manone, George Brunies, Hot Lips Page, Henry "Red" Allen, Sy Oliver, Ray Nance, Charlie Shavers1991Compil.
Только Для ТанцоровSy Oliver1989Compil.
Well, Git It!Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Featuring Sy Oliver, Buddy Rich And Gene Krupa1989Compil.
The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band EraWoody Herman / Bobby Byrne / Carmen Cavallaro / Sy Oliver / Terry Shand / Ina Ray Hutton1985Compil.
The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band EraWoody Herman And His Orchestra, Andy Kirk And His Orchestra, Johnny Long, Bobby Byrne And His Orchestra, Sy Oliver1982Compil.
Easy WalkerSy Oliver1979Album
Yes IndeedSy Oliver1973Album
What Can I Say?Val Anthony, Sy Oliver1966Album
Back StageSy Oliver1959Album
77 Sunset Strip And Other SelectionsFrankie Ortega & Sy Oliver1959Album
In A Persian MarketSammy Davis Jr., Gary Crosby, Mort Stevens And His Orchestra, Sy Oliver1956Single
Sway It With FlowersSy Oliver1956Album
Sy OliverSy Oliver1955Single
Satchmo SerenadesLouis Armstrong With Orchestra Directed By Sy Oliver1952Album
Satchmo SerenadesLouis Armstrong With Orchestra Directed By Sy Oliver1952Single
Baby, Won't You Say You Love Me / Don'cha Go 'Way MadElla Fitzgerald And Sy Oliver1950Album
The Darktown Strutters' Ball / Little Boy BluesConnie Haines And Alan Dale With Ray Bloch's Swing Eight / Sy Oliver1948Album
Down By The River / Only Forever / It's Easy To Remember / Seventh AvenueBing Crosby With John Scott Trotter And His Orchestra, Sy Oliver1945Album
Sentimental AgainSy OliverSingle
Castle Rock / Stormy WeatherSy Oliver, Earl GrantSingle
Annie LaurieSy OliverAlbum
Dance Music For People Who Don't Dance Any MoreSy OliverAlbum
Présente Ses Amis De Paris Et Leurs ChansonsBruno Coquatrix - Sy Oliver - Grand Orchestre De L'OlympiaAlbum
The Moon Was Yellow (And The Night Was Young) / I Can't Forget (N'Oublie Jamais)Ginny Greer With Orchestra Directed By Sy OliverSingle
MoritatSy OliverSingle
Blueberry Hill / Baby, Won't You Say You Love MeLouis Armstrong And Ella Fitzgerald With Sy OliverAlbum
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