Ben Selvin

Benjamin B. Selvin.

Also known as Selvin

Discography of Ben Selvin:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 1929 - 1930 Volume Two - Sixteen More Rare Performances 16 Audio The Old Masters


American jazz violinist, composer and bandleader.

Born : March 05, 1898 in New York City, New York.

Died : July 15, 1980 in New York City, New York.

After starting out as a violinist in the orchestra of Charles Strickland, Selvin formed his own band that played in 1917 (seven years) to "Moulin Rouge Club" in New York.

In July 1919 he recorded "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" for Victor Records (which was a hit) its first session.

Later also recorded for Vocalion, Brunswick, Okeh, Paramount and other labels.

After retiring in 1934 from the music scene, working as a music supervisor for the A & R, Columbia Records (and in 1952 for RCA Victor), retiring from work in 1963.


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