Nate Kazebier

Nate Kazebier (August 13, 1912 – October 22, 1969) was an American jazz trumpeter.

Kazebier started on trumpet at age nine. His early experience was in territory bands in the Midwest, with Austin Wylie, Jan Garber, and Slats Randall. In 1935-36 he played in Benny Goodman's band, then moved to California, where he played with Ray Noble, Seger Ellis, Spud Murphy, and others. In 1939-40 he was a member of Gene Krupa's first big band, then worked with Jimmy Dorsey from 1940-1943. He spent time in the military during World War II, then returned to play with Goodman in 1946-47. From the late 1940s into the 1960s, he worked in the studios in California, playing with Ray Bauduc among many others. He never led his own recording date.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 13th, 1912 (Lawrence), Died October 22nd, 1969 (Reno)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet

Notes: Surname sometimes appears as Kazabier.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 148 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MS-92215 16-in. approximately late April 1935 Can't we be friends Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-92546 10-in. 7/1/1935 Sometimes I'm happy Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-92547 10-in. 7/1/1935 King Porter Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-92549 10-in. 7/1/1935 Jingle bells Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-96299 10-in. 11/22/1935 Sandman Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-97017 10-in. 9/27/1935 Madhouse Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67638 10-in. 4/30/1940 Latins know how Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67639 10-in. 4/30/1940 Fools fall in love Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67640 10-in. 4/30/1940 Hear my song, Violetta Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67641 10-in. 4/30/1940 Devil may care Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67642 10-in. 4/30/1940 Contrasts Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67643 10-in. 4/30/1940 Blue Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67707 10-in. 5/10/1940 I can't resist you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67708 10-in. 5/10/1940 How can I ever be alone? Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67709 10-in. 5/10/1940 I love to watch the moonlight Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67710 10-in. 5/10/1940 Tennessee fish-fry Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67711 10-in. 5/10/1940 Tonight (Perfidia) Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67854 10-in. 6/3/1940 If I forget you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67855 10-in. 6/3/1940 Where do you keep your heart Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67856 10-in. 6/3/1940 All this and heaven too Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67857 10-in. 6/3/1940 Shades of twilight Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67932 10-in. 7/17/1940 Once in a lovetime Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67933 10-in. 7/17/1940 And so do I Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67934 10-in. 7/17/1940 Hep-tee-hootie Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67935 10-in. 7/17/1940 Dolimite Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 148 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kazebier, Nate," accessed October 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115450.

Kazebier, Nate. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115450.

"Kazebier, Nate." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115450

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