By using this site you agree to the use of cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Learn more
Hellen Humes

Hellen Humes


... read moreFrom a musical family, Helen Humes learned to play trumpet and piano as a child, and made her first records for the OKeh label in 1927. After relocating to New York, she recorded with Harry James and, in 1938, joined Count Basie’s band, replacing Billie Holiday. In 1941, Humes relocated to the West...

Key songs

Jet Propelled Papa (06-24-47)
Complete Jazz Series 1945 - 1947
Unlucky Woman (02-09-42)
Complete Jazz Series 1927 - 1945
Song Of The Wanderer
The Early Years
Million Dollar Secret
The Definitive Collection Of R&B...
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight (05-?-46)
Complete Jazz Series 1945 - 1947

Similar artists

Juanita Hall
Juanita Hall
Mildred Bailey
Mildred Bailey
Dinah Washington
Dinah Washington
Carol Sloane
Carol Sloane

Appears in

0 followers • 284 tracks
New track added to player
New album added to player
New playlist added to player
Tracks was added to Player
Track was added to Playlist
Radio started from artist
Radio start from track
Radio start from genre
Track not available
No tracks available for playback

No playlists
Not following any friends
No Followers