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Bobby Hackett

Robert Leo Hackett (January 31, 1915 – June 7, 1976) was an American jazz musician who played trumpet, cornet, and guitar with the bands of Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Hackett was a featured soloist on some of the Jackie Gleason mood music albums during the 1950s.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 13th, 1915 (Providence), Died Massachusetts

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, cornet, guitar

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 122 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-030382 10-in. 12/10/1938 Night and day Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-030383 10-in. 12/10/1938 Kinda lonesome Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-030384 10-in. 12/10/1938 It ain't necessarily so Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-030385 10-in. 12/10/1938 Say it with a kiss Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-030725 10-in. 12/17/1938 Deep purple Dick Todd Baritone vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-030726 10-in. 12/17/1938 Are you in the mood for mischief? Dick Todd Baritone vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-030727 10-in. 12/17/1938 Medley of Gus Edwards' hits Dick Todd Baritone vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-030728 10-in. 12/17/1938 Medley of Gus Edwards' hits Dick Todd Baritone vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 62074 10-in. 3/24/1937 Little old lady Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62075 10-in. 3/24/1937 Too marvelous for words Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62076 10-in. 3/24/1937 My little buckaroo Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62077 10-in. 3/24/1937 September in the rain-1 Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62168 10-in. 4/30/1937 You'll never go to heaven Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62169 10-in. 4/30/1937 Toodle-oo Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62170 10-in. 4/30/1937 It looks like rain in Cherry Blossom Lane Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62171 10-in. 4/30/1937 On a little dream ranch Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62284 10-in. 6/17/1937 Good mornin' Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62285 10-in. 6/17/1937 The Miller's daughter Marianne Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62286 10-in. 6/17/1937 The merry-go-round broke down Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62287 10-in. 6/17/1937 Gone with the wind Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62668 10-in. 10/7/1937 Roses in December Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62669 10-in. 10/7/1937 Getting some fun out of life Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62686 10-in. 10/14/1937 Why talk about love? The Andrews Sisters instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62687 10-in. 10/14/1937 Just a simple melody The Andrews Sisters instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62692 10-in. 10/18/1937 My Swiss Hilly Billy Frank Froeba Orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
(Results 1-25 of 122 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hackett, Bobby," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104371.

Hackett, Bobby. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104371.

"Hackett, Bobby." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104371

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