Gil Askey

Gilbert Askey (March 9, 1925 – April 9, 2014) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, producer and musical director who was born in Austin, Texas, and emigrated to Australia in 1988.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 9th, 1925 (Austin), Died April 9th, 2014 (Melbourne)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, trumpet

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 83197 8/1/1952 Why was I born (Little) Jimmy Scott instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 83198 8/1/1952 You never miss the water (Little) Jimmy Scott instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 83199 8/1/1952 The bluest blues (Little) Jimmy Scott instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 83200 8/1/1952 Solitude (Little) Jimmy Scott instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 85931 3/2/1954 The night hawk Lucky Thompson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 85932 3/2/1954 Little boy, blow Lucky Thompson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 85933 3/2/1954 Moonlight in Vermont Lucky Thompson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 85934 3/2/1954 Bunny Lucky Thompson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 114716 3/26/1964 Twisting & shoutin' (Doing the monkey) Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114717 3/26/1964 Deep down love Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114718 3/26/1964 Baby (I just can't help it) Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114719 3/26/1964 Groovin' Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114720 3/26/1964 Love (is where you find it) Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114721 3/26/1964 Squeeze her-Tease her (But love her) Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114722 3/26/1964 Expressions Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114723 3/26/1964 Don't set me free Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114724 3/26/1964 Rebecca Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114725 3/26/1964 Give me back my heart Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114726 3/26/1964 Be my girl Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114727 3/26/1964 Dream Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114728 3/27/1964 Big boss line Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114729 3/27/1964 My best friend's girl Jackie Wilson leader  
Decca 114730 3/27/1964 Take one step Jackie Wilson leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Askey, Gil," accessed May 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111571.

Askey, Gil. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111571.

"Askey, Gil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 May 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111571

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