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 51-75 of 171 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-071862 10-in. 2/18/1942 She'll always remember Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071863 10-in. 2/18/1942 The lamplighter's serenade Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-071864 10-in. 2/18/1942 When Johnny comes marching home Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0952 10-in. 6/10/1947 Jack Armstrong blues Louis Armstrong ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D7VB-0953 10-in. 6/10/1947 Rockin' chair Louis Armstrong ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D7VB-0954 10-in. 6/10/1947 Some day Louis Armstrong All-Stars Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D7VB-0955 10-in. 6/10/1947 Fifty-fifty blues Louis Armstrong ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars ; Jack Teagarden Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance ensemble 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 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  
Decca 62693 10-in. 10/18/1937 Danger, love at work Frank Froeba Orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
(Results 51-75 of 171 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hackett, Bobby," accessed February 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104371.

Hackett, Bobby. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104371.

"Hackett, Bobby." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 February 2023.

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

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