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


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  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bassman, George," accessed July 29, 2021,

Bassman, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from

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

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