Dick Jacobs (29 March 1918 – 20 May 1988) was an American musician, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, music director and an artists-and-repertoire director for several record labels (Coral, Decca, Brunswick and Springboard). He helped Jackie Wilson, Buddy Holly, Bobby Darin and others early in their careers in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1918, Died 1988
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1967
Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, arranger, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, celeste, saxophone, bells
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||82005||12/19/1951||Somebody stole my darling||Connie Boswell||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||82006||12/19/1951||I know what it means to be lonesome||Connie Boswell||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||82007||12/19/1951||Begin the beguine||Connie Boswell||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||82008||12/19/1951||Believe it beloved||Connie Boswell||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||83301||8/25/1952||I laughed at love||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||83302||8/25/1952||Takes two to tango||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||84140||3/10/1953||Let's go down to the tavern||Johnny Long Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||84141||3/10/1953||Red top||Johnny Long Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||84142||3/10/1953||Accent on youth||Johnny Long Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||84143||3/10/1953||Glad rag doll||Johnny Long Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||84356||4/21/1953||April in Portugal||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||84357||4/21/1953||Ramona||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||84481||5/11/1953||I wanna know||Johnny Long Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||84482||5/11/1953||Till the moon turns green||Johnny Long Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||84483||5/11/1953||The girl that I marry||Johnny Long Orchestra||instrumentalist, alto saxophone|
|Decca||113811||7/22/1963||Adeste fideles (O come all ye faithful)||Jackie Wilson||leader|
|Decca||113816||7/23/1963||O little town of Bethlehem||Jackie Wilson||leader|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jacobs, Dick," accessed August 13, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204876.
Jacobs, Dick. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 13, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204876.
"Jacobs, Dick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 13 August 2020.
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