Joe Thomas (3)

Joe Thomas

Also known as J. Thomas, Joe Thomas Speech, Thomas
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Thomas_%28saxophonist%29

Discography of Joe Thomas (3):

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Teardrops / Page Boy Shuffle 2 Audio 1949 King Records (3)
2 Raw Meat / Blue Shadows 2 Audio King Records (3)
3 Blowin' In From K.C. 8 Audio 1983 Uptown Records (2)
4 Page Boy Shuffle / Tick Tock 2 Audio King Records (3)
5 Page Boy Shuffle / Tick Tock 2 Audio Oldies But Goodies
6 Victor 8 Audio 1974 RCA Limited
7 Wham-A-Lam / Artistry In Moods 2 Audio 1950 King Records (3)
8 Raw Meat / Blue Shadows 2 Audio 1950 King Records (3)
9 Rollin' The Blues / Star Mist 2 Audio 1950 King Records (3)
10 For Boobs Only / Don't Blame Me 2 Audio 1945 Melodisc (7)


American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and occasional vocalist, born June 19, 1909 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania; died August 3, 1986 in Kansas City, Kansas. Notable performances include: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home", "Wham", "Bugs Parade", "Posin'" and "What's Your Story, Morning Glory?".

Recorded and played with several artists, including [a=Horace Henderson] (alto saxophone, 1929-30), [a=Stuff Smith] (tenor saxophone, 1930-31), and most notably with [a=Jimmie Lunceford] (tenor saxophone, clarinet and vocals, 1932-47), whose band he took over with [a=Edwin Wilcox] after Lunceford's death.

He left the music business in the mid-1950s to work in the family undertaking business. In the 1960s he started to play again occasionally.


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