Bob Haggart

Robert Sherwood Haggart (March 13, 1914 – December 2, 1998) was an American dixieland jazz double bass player, composer, and arranger. Although he is associated with dixieland, he was one of the finest rhythm bassists of the Swing Era.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 13th, 1914 (New York City), Died December 2nd, 1998 (Venice)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1962

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, arranger, leader, composer, whistling

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 662 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-031537 10-in. 1/20/1939 I'm prayin' humble Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-038129 10-in. 7/24/1939 What's new? Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Nan Wynn Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-038278 10-in. 7/17/1939 What's new? Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Larry Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-046126 10-in. 12/26/1939 What's new? Golden Gate Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Victor E0VB-3913 10-in. 3/17/1950 Tell her you love her Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3914 10-in. 3/17/1950 Written guarantee Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-5688 10-in. 9/28/1950 La raspa (Mexican bounce) Dick Contino Accordion solo, with guitar, string bass, maracas, and tambourine instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2459 10-in. 11/2/1949 I gotta have my baby back Dave Denney Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2460 10-in. 11/2/1949 My bucket's got a hole in it Dave Denney Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2785 10-in. 12/16/1949 Quicksilver Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2786 10-in. 12/16/1949 The yodel blues Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band and yodeling instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9AB-2787 10-in. 12/16/1949 Hey-ho Virginia reel The Honeydreamers Vocal group, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39562 10-in. 6/1/1935 Flowers for Madame Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39563 10-in. 6/1/1935 The Dixieland band-1 Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39564 10-in. 6/1/1935 In a little gypsy tea room Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39565 10-in. 6/1/1935 Beale Street blues Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39679 10-in. 7/5/1935 I'm in the mood for Jove Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39680 10-in. 7/5/1935 East of the sun Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39681 10-in. 7/5/1935 Two together Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39682 10-in. 7/5/1935 And then some Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39865 10-in. 8/19/1935 I'm sitting high on a hill-top Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39866 10-in. 8/19/1935 Thanks a million Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39867 10-in. 8/19/1935 Tender is the night Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 39868 10-in. 8/19/1935 Roll along, prairie moon Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 60133 10-in. 11/8/1935 On Treasure Island Bob Crosby Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 1-25 of 662 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Haggart, Bob," accessed December 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106788.

Haggart, Bob. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106788.

"Haggart, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 December 2021.

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