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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 13, 1915 (Providence), Died June 7, 1976 (Massachusetts)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, cornet, guitar

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 171 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-068418 10-in. 11/24/1941 Moonlight sonata Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Chummy MacGregor Jazz/dance band, with piano solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068419 10-in. 11/24/1941 Slumber song Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with humming instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068420 10-in. 11/24/1941 (There'll be blue birds over) The white cliffs of Dover Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068421 10-in. 11/24/1941 We're the couple in the castle Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068422 10-in. 11/24/1941 It happened in Hawaii Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068456 10-in. 12/8/1941 Moonlight cocktail Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068457 10-in. 12/8/1941 Happy in love Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068458 10-in. 12/8/1941 Fooled Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068459 10-in. 12/8/1941 Keep 'em flying Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068460 10-in. 12/8/1941 Chip off the old block Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068461 10-in. 12/8/1941 The story of a starry night Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068789 10-in. 1/8/1942 Skylark Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068790 10-in. 1/8/1942 When the roses bloom again Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068791 10-in. 1/8/1942 Always in my heart Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068833 10-in. 1/5/1942 The president's birthday ball Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068834 10-in. 1/5/1942 Angels of mercy Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068835 10-in. 1/8/1942 Dear Mom Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068836 10-in. 1/5/1942 On the old assembly line Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-068837 10-in. 1/5/1942 Let's have another cup o' coffee Ernie Caceres ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071190 10-in. 10/20/1941 Dreamsville, Ohio Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071191 10-in. 10/20/1941 Papa Niccolini (The happy cobbler) Tex Beneke ; Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solos and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071192 10-in. 10/20/1941 Jingle bells Tex Beneke ; Ernie Caceres ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solos and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071193 10-in. 10/20/1941 This is no laughing matter Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071860 10-in. 2/18/1942 Shhh, it's a military secret Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male duet and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071861 10-in. 2/18/1942 Don't sit under the apple tree (with anyone else but me) Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 26-50 of 171 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hackett, Bobby," accessed February 6, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104371.

Hackett, Bobby. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 6, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104371.

"Hackett, Bobby." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 6 February 2023.

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

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