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Bob Cooper

Bob Cooper (December 6, 1925 – August 5, 1993) was a West Coast jazz musician known primarily for playing tenor saxophone, but also for being one of the first to play solos on oboe.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 6th, 1925 (Pittsburgh), Died August 5th, 1993 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, reeds, alto saxophone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 71 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86791 9/3/1954 Private hell 36 Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86792 9/3/1954 Havana interlude Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86793 9/3/1954 Easy mood Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86794 9/3/1954 Daddy long legs Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86795 9/3/1954 Joshua Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86796 9/3/1954 Lilli Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86797 9/3/1954 Dance of the Lilliputian Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 86798 9/3/1954 Private blues Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89308 2/21/1956 Man with the golden arm-Main theme Elmer Bernstein Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89309 2/21/1956 Clark Street Elmer Bernstein Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6863 8/13/1952 Anchors aweigh Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6864 8/13/1952 On brave old Army team Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6865 8/13/1952 Jurame (Promise love) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6940 11/24/1952 Oh so good Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6948 11/28/1952 No moon at all Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6949 11/28/1952 My heart belongs to Daddy Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6955 11/30/1952 I can't lie to myself Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6956 11/30/1952 Don't wake me up Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 6965 12/5/1952 Solid as a stonewall, Jackson Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 7104 3/24/1953 And the bull walked around, olay Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 7105 3/24/1953 Tompkins Cove Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 7106 3/24/1953 One-stop boogie Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 7166 4/27/1953 Pale moon (An Indian love song) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 7167 4/27/1953 Off the wall Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 7168 4/27/1953 Later Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 71 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cooper, Bob," accessed April 12, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202081.

Cooper, Bob. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 12, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202081.

"Cooper, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 12 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/202081

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