Bill Hughes

William Henry Hughes (March 28, 1930 – January 14, 2018) was an American jazz trombonist and bandleader. He spent most of his career with the Count Basie Orchestra and was the director of that ensemble until September 2010.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 28th, 1930 (Dallas), Died January 14th, 2018

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1967 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: bass trombone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 119508 8/16/1967 Green onions Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14618 8/16/1967 Goin' out of my head Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14619 8/16/1967 Hang on sloopy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14620 8/16/1967 Green onions Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14621 8/16/1967 Knock on wood Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14622 8/15/1967 Bright lights, big city Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14623 8/15/1967 Mercy, mercy, mercy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14624 8/15/1967 Don't let the sun catch you crying-1 Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14625 8/15/1967 Ain't too proud to beg Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14626 8/17/1967 Let the good times roll Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14627 8/17/1967 Reach out, I'll be there Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14628 8/17/1967 In the heat of the night Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14629 8/17/1967 Memphis, Tennessee Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14785 1/4/1968 I was made to love her (the way I love you) Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14786 1/3/1968 Respect Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14787 1/4/1968 I never loved a woman (The way I love you) Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14788 1/3/1968 Chain gang Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14789 1/3/1968 Uptight (Everything's alright) Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14790 1/3/1968 Ode to Billy Joe Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14791 1/3/1968 My girl Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14792 1/3/1968 For your precious love Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14793 1/3/1968 (I can't get no) Satisfaction Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14794 1/4/1968 In the midnight hour Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14795 1/4/1968 Funky Broadway Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  
Decca L 14796 1/4/1968 Even when you cry Count Basie instrumentalist, bass trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hughes, Bill," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112653.

Hughes, Bill. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112653.

"Hughes, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112653

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