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


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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Haggart, Bob," accessed September 19, 2020,

Haggart, Bob. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2020, from

"Haggart, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 September 2020.

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