Paul Bascomb

Paul Bascomb ((1912-02-12)February 12, 1912 – December 2, 1986) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, noted for his extended tenure with Erskine Hawkins. He is a 1979 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 12, 1912 (Birmingham), Died December 2, 1986 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: saxophone, tenor saxophone, arranger, composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 39 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-051260 10-in. 6/10/1940 Junction blues Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-051261 10-in. 6/10/1940 Sweet Georgia Brown Paul Bascomb ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with tenor saxophone solo instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor BS-057362 10-in. 11/6/1940 Put yourself in my place Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-057363 10-in. 11/6/1940 Norfolk Ferry Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-057364 10-in. 11/6/1940 Soft winds Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-057365 10-in. 11/6/1940 Nona Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-057724 10-in. 11/20/1940 Rifftime Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-057725 10-in. 11/20/1940 I know a secret Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, composer  
Victor BS-057726 10-in. 11/20/1940 S'posin' Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-057727 10-in. 11/20/1940 To-night you belong to me Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-060404 10-in. 1/22/1941 Keep cool fool Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-060405 10-in. 1/22/1941 No use squawkin' Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-060406 10-in. 1/22/1941 Who's beatin' my time with you? Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-065727 10-in. 5/15/1941 Uncle Bud Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-065728 10-in. 5/15/1941 Blackout Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-065729 10-in. 5/15/1941 Blue sea Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-065730 10-in. 5/15/1941 I love you truly Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-065731 10-in. 5/15/1941 Shipyard ramble Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-065908 10-in. 5/27/1941 Hey Doc! Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-065909 10-in. 5/27/1941 So long, Shorty Wilbur Bascomb ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and trumpet solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-065910 10-in. 5/27/1941 I'm in a low down groove Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-065911 10-in. 5/27/1941 Night after night Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-067546 10-in. 8/8/1941 Someone's rocking my dream boat Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-067547 10-in. 8/8/1941 Jumpin' in a julep joint Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-068712 10-in. 12/22/1941 Sometimes Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 39 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bascomb, Paul," accessed February 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110877.

Bascomb, Paul. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110877.

"Bascomb, Paul." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 February 2024.

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