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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 Miserere from II trovatore Band, with cornet and trombone duet Sousa's Band 1901-04-04
Instrumentalist - Trombone Selection from I pagliacci Band, with trombone solo Sousa's Band 1901-04-04
Instrumentalist - Trombone Selection from I pagliacci Band, with trombone solo Sousa's Band 1901-04-04
Instrumentalist - Trombone Csárdás Band, with trombone solo Sousa's Band 1901-04-04
Instrumentalist - Trombone The patriot Trombone solo, with band Sousa's Band; Arthur Pryor 1901-04-05
Instrumentalist - Trombone Intermezzo, forever Trombone solo, with band Sousa's Band; Arthur Pryor 1901-04-05
Instrumentalist - Trombone Sweet and low Brass quartet Victor Brass Quartet
Instrumentalist - Trombone In the good old summer time Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos Sousa's Band 1902-12-17