George Bassman

George Bassman (February 7, 1914 – June 26, 1997) was an American composer and arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 7th, 1914 (New York City), Died June 26th, 1997 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor, songwriter, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-73751 10-in. 10/4/1932 Down among the he-jee-wee jees Davis Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-95145 10-in. 9/26/1935 I'm gettin' sentimental over you Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-049978 10-in. 8/5/1940 I'm getting sentimental over you Lou Bring ; Dorothy Lamour Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Decca 76424 5/26/1950 Blind date Dick Haymes ; Evelyn Knight conductor  
Decca 76425 5/26/1950 Say when Dick Haymes ; Evelyn Knight conductor  
Decca 89016 August 1955 Let's dance-1 Benny Goodman and his Orchestra arranger  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bassman, George," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104921.

Bassman, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104921.

"Bassman, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104921

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