Dick Jacobs

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 443 records)

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 82075 1/4/1952 Air mail special Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, bells  
Decca 82076 1/4/1952 Rough ridin' Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, bells  
Decca 82132 1/16/1952 Am I to blame Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82133 1/16/1952 I hear a rhapsody Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82134 1/16/1952 Wheels of fortune Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82135 1/16/1952 Till the stars fall in the ocean Arthur Prysock instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 82262 2/7/1952 That's how it goes Ace Harris instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 82263 2/7/1952 Sentimental tears Ace Harris instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 82264 2/7/1952 Two wrongs never make a right Ace Harris instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 82265 2/7/1952 One for my baby (and one more for the road) Ace Harris instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 82319 2/25/1952 A guy is a guy Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 82320 2/25/1952 Nowhere guy Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 82321 2/25/1952 Gee but I'm glad to know you love me Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 82322 2/25/1952 Goody goody Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, saxophone  
Decca 83008 6/26/1952 Angel eyes Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83009 6/26/1952 Ding dong boogie-1 Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83010 6/26/1952 You'll have to swing it, part 1 Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83011 6/26/1952 You'll have to swing it, part 2 Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83012 6/26/1952 Early Autumn Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83013 6/26/1952 The girls are marching Sy Oliver Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 83301 8/25/1952 I laughed at love Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 443 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jacobs, Dick," accessed May 12, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204876.

Jacobs, Dick. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 12, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204876.

"Jacobs, Dick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 12 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204876

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