Charlie Troutt's Melody Artists were an Atlanta, Georgia based band. Troutt had been a member of Vick Myers Orchestra and when that band broke up several members started a new group called the Melody Artists, under Troutt's leadership.

Thanks to Owen Miller for the recordings on this page.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Mountain City Blues
(Charlie Troutt)
3-16-1927 Atlanta, Georgia Okeh
40589-A
Running After You
(Bibo / Johnson)
3-16-1927 Atlanta, Georgia Okeh
40589-B
Sweet Child
Vocal Chorus by Emil Casper

(Richard A. Whiting / Al Lewis / Howard Simon)
3-16-1927 Atlanta, Georgia Okeh
40627-A
Transportation Blues
Part 1 Casey Jones
4-7-1927 Atlanta, Georgia Columbia
1030-D

Columbia
4479
Transportation Blues
Part 2 Steamboat Bill
4-7-1927 Atlanta, Georgia Columbia
1030-D
Columbia
4479
Transportation Blues
Part 3
11-10-1927 Atlanta, Georgia Columbia
1265-D
Transportation Blues
Part 4
11-10-1927 Atlanta, Georgia Columbia
1265-D
Artist Instrument
Charlie Barber Sousaphone
Rudy Brown Clarinet, Saxophones
Jack Cathcart Cornet
Emil Casper Vocals
Taylor Flanagan Piano, Arranger
Stanley Hasseltine Drums
Sterling Melvin Banjo
Bob Park? Clarinet, Saxophones
Pete Sullivan Trombone
Charlie Troutt Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Leader
Pete Underwood Cornet
unknown Cornet, Trombone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Piano, Bass Brass, Drums