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CLIFF BURWELL  



Clifford R. Burwell
Pianist, Composer
(1898-1977)

Cliff Burwell was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He studied piano during high school and later received formal training in composition, counterpoint and harmony. Burwell played piano with popular orchestras, most notably with Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees. He is best known for his composition “Sweet Lorraine” (1928) which was fit with lyrics by Mitchell Parish and popularized by Vallee’s earlier group Rudy Vallee and His Heigh-Ho Yale Collegians.

-- Jeremy Wilson

Courtesy of JazzStandards.com

Role: Non-Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
BECHET, Sidney: Spreadin' Joy (1940-1950) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120531
Jazz
DOMNERUS, Arne: Sketches of Standards Proprius
PRCD9036
Contemporary Jazz
JAZZ LEGENDS - Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Glenn Miller Naxos Jazz Legends
8.102002
Jazz
KING COLE TRIO: That's What (1943-1947) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120826
Jazz
KING COLE TRIO: Transcriptions, Vol. 3 (1939) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120629
Jazz
SHAW, Artie: Begin the Beguine (1936-1939) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120615
Jazz
TATUM, Art: Hold That Tiger! (1933-1940) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120610
Jazz
TATUM, Art: Piano Encores (1949) Naxos Jazz Archives
9.81211JZ
Jazz
TATUM: Improvisations Naxos
8.559130
Instrumental
WILSON, Teddy: Blues in C-Sharp Minor (1935-1937) Naxos Jazz Legends
8.120665
Jazz
WOODS: Jazz Matinee SWR Klassik
CD93.009
Contemporary Jazz




 
 
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