Bands/Musicians Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Gennett Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Gennett Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Gennett Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Gennett Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Gennett Records.

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Aileen Stanley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Aileen Stanley Aileen Stanley, born Maude Elsie Aileen Muggeridge, was a popular American singer.

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Alberta Hunter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz, Blues Alberta Hunter was an American blues singer, songwriter, and nurse. Her career had started back in the early 1920s, and from there on, she became a successful jazz and blues recording artist, ...more

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Amanda Randolph is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Amanda E. Randolph was an American actress, singer and musician. She was the first African-American performer to star in a regularly scheduled network television show, appearing in DuMont's The ...more

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Artie Shaw is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Swing music, Big band Artie Shaw was an American clarinetist, composer, and bandleader. Also an author, Shaw wrote both fiction and non-fiction. Widely regarded as "one of jazz's finest clarinetists," Shaw ...more

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Asa Martin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Asa Martin Country Asa F. Martin was an American old time musician, singer and guitarist who made many recordings during the 1920s and '30s and was closely associated with renowned fiddle player Doc Roberts, for ...more

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Big Bill Broonzy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Chicago blues, Folk music, Spiritual Big Bill Broonzy was a prolific American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. His career began in the 1920s when he played country blues to mostly African-American audiences. Through the ...more

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Bix Beiderbecke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
White jazz, Jazz, Dixieland Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke was an American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer. With Louis Armstrong and Muggsy Spanier, Beiderbecke was one of the most influential jazz soloists of ...more

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Blind Lemon Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues "Blind" Lemon Jefferson was an American blues and gospel blues singer and guitarist from Texas. He was one of the most popular blues singers of the 1920s, and has been called ...more

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Bradley Kincaid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Bradley Kincaid William Bradley Kincaid was an American folk singer and radio entertainer. He was born in Point Level, Garrard County, Kentucky but built a music career in the northern states. His first radio ...more

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Carl Fenton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Carl Fenton Carl Fenton born as Walter G. Haenschen, was an American bandleader, composer, and radio musician.

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Carmen Mastren is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Carmen Mastren Jazz Carmen Mastren was an American jazz guitarist, banjoist and violinist born in Cohoes, New York. Mastren is best remembered for his work from 1936–1941 with the Tommy Dorsey orchestra as a

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Chubby Parker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Chubby Parker Folk music, Old-time music, Country Frederick R. "Chubby" Parker was an American old-time and folk musician and early radio entertainer.

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Clarence Ashley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music Clarence "Tom" Ashley was an American musician and singer, who played the clawhammer banjo and the guitar. He began performing at medicine shows in the Southern Appalachian region as ...more

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Cleve Chaffin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Cleve Chaffin Cleve Chafin was a carnival musician who recorded old-time music during the 1920s.

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Cliff Carlisle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Country Cliff Carlisle was an American country and blues singer. Carlisle was a yodeler and was a pioneer in the use of the Hawaiian steel guitar in country music. He was a brother of country music star ...more

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Coleman Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Swing music, Bebop Coleman Randolph Hawkins, nicknamed Hawk and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. One of the first prominent jazz musicians on his instrument, as Joachim E. ...more

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Daddy Stovepipe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Jug band, Traditional pop music, Cajun music Johnny Watson was an African American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, best known for his recordings under the name Daddy Stovepipe. Watson also recorded as Jimmy Watson, Sunny Jim ...more

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Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Orchestral jazz, Swing music, Big band Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras. He led his orchestra from 1923, his career spanning over 50 years. Born in ...more

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Earl Hines is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Swing music, Big band, Jazz Earl Kenneth Hines, universally known as Earl "Fatha" Hines, was an American jazz pianist and bandleader. He was one of the most influential figures in the development of jazz piano ...more

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Edna Hicks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Edna Hicks Edna Hicks was an American blues singer and musician. She is best remembered for her recordings of "Hard Luck Blues" and "Poor Me Blues". She also recorded "Down Hearted ...more

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Ernest Stoneman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Country Ernest Van "Pop" Stoneman ranked among the prominent recording artists of country music's first commercial decade.

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Fats Waller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Stride, Ragtime, Swing music Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller was an influential American jazz pianist, organist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer, whose innovations to the Harlem stride style laid the ...more

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Fess Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Fess Williams Swing music, Jazz Fess Williams was an American jazz musician.

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Fletcher Henderson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Swing music, Jazz James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr. was an American pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and swing music. His was one of the most prolific ...more

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Frank Ferera is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Gennett Records Complete Artist Roster
Frank Ferera was a Hawaiian musician who recorded successfully between 1915 and 1930. He was the first star of Hawaiian music and influenced many later artists.