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Arthur Pryor

Arthur Pryor (1870–1942) was considered to be the world's greatest trombone virtuoso when he was soloist with Sousa's Band during the 1890s. His fame grew when he became Sousa's assistant conductor. In1903 he formed his own concert band, which soon became a fixture at venues such as Asbury Park, New Jersey, and Willow Grove Park, near Philadelphia. Pryor recorded copiously for Victor Records both as a trombone soloist and as a conductor. In addition to conducting all of the Pryor's Band and Pryor's Orchestra sessions, he also led many of the Sousa Band sessions for Victor. As a composer, Pryor is best remembered for "The Whistler and His Dog." He also composed many fine marches, intermezzos, and rags.

The following recordings featuring Arthur Pryor are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Instrumentalist - Trombone The Mikado lancers Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1909-03-18
Instrumentalist - Trombone The haymakers barn dance Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1909-03-18
Instrumentalist - Trombone La gitana waltz Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1909-03-15
Instrumentalist - Trombone Sirens waltz Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1909-03-16
Instrumentalist - Trombone The old barn dance Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1909-03-16
Instrumentalist - Trombone American airs waltz Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1909-03-17
Instrumentalist - Trombone Danube waves waltz Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1909-03-18
Instrumentalist - Trombone Miserere Cornet and trombone duet, with band Arthur Pryor's Band; Emil Keneke; Arthur Pryor 1909-09-20
Instrumentalist - Trombone The fatal stone Trombone and cornet duet, with band Arthur Pryor; Emil Keneke; Arthur Pryor's Band 1909-09-22
Instrumentalist - Trombone The cakewalk in the sky Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1909-03-16