zondag 25 februari 2018

Milt Herth Trio - In an 18th century drawing room (1940) (Decca 25066 A mtx 65750) (78rpm)

Milton "Milt" Herth (November 3, 1902 – June 18, 1969) was an American jazz organist, known for his work on the Hammond organ soon after it was introduced in 1935.


Herth was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin. In 1937, Herth began to work with jazz pianist Willie "The Lion" Smith in Chicago, when Smith also signed to Decca Records. Herth, Smith, and drummer O'Neil Spencer formed the Milt Herth Trio. The trio became a quartet with the addition of Teddy Bunn on guitar in April 1938.
Herth also played himself in several short films (Love and Onions (1935), Swing Styles (1939), and Jingle Belles, (1941) as well as the longer 1942 film, Juke Box Jenny, a movie noted for being a series of musical performances.
He died in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 18, 1969.
Milt Herth Trio - In an 18th century drawing room



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