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 76-100 of 171 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 62694 10-in. 10/18/1937 Tears in my heart Frank Froeba Orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62695 10-in. 10/18/1937 Miles apart Frank Froeba Orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62696 10-in. 10/19/1937 Rollin' Plains Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62697 10-in. 10/19/1937 I want you for Christmas Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62698 10-in. 10/19/1937 In a shanty in old shanty town Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62699 10-in. 10/19/1937 When it's Springtime in the Rockies Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62700 10-in. 10/19/1937 I wonder who's kissing her now? Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62701 10-in. 10/19/1937 Sweet Rosie O'Grady Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62702 10-in. 10/21/1937 Two little girls in blue Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62703 10-in. 10/21/1937 That old gang of mine Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62704 10-in. 10/21/1937 Won't you come over to my house? Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62705 10-in. 10/25/1937 That's how I need you Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62706 10-in. 10/25/1937 My gal Sal Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62707 10-in. 10/25/1937 I've taken a fancy to you Teddy Grace instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62708 10-in. 10/25/1937 I'll never let you cry Teddy Grace instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62709 10-in. 10/25/1937 Goodbye, Jonah Teddy Grace instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62710 10-in. 10/25/1937 Tears in my heart Teddy Grace instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62750 10-in. 11/4/1937 Alabamy bound Frank Froeba Orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62751 10-in. 11/4/1937 Goblins in the steeple Frank Froeba Orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62752 10-in. 11/4/1937 Who? Frank Froeba Orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62810 10-in. 11/24/1937 Nice work if you can get it The Andrews Sisters instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62811 10-in. 11/24/1937 Bei mir bist du schoen The Andrews Sisters instrumentalist, cornet  
Decca 62858 10-in. 12/6/1937 Wrap your cares in rhythm and dance The Nicholas Brothers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 62859 10-in. 12/6/1937 They say he ought to dance The Nicholas Brothers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 62860 10-in. 12/6/1937 Ten pretty girls Dick Robertson instrumentalist, cornet  
(Results 76-100 of 171 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hackett, Bobby," accessed February 9, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104371.

Hackett, Bobby. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 9, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104371.

"Hackett, Bobby." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 9 February 2023.

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