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.
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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
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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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jacobs, Dick," accessed March 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204876.
Jacobs, Dick. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204876.
"Jacobs, Dick." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 March 2023.
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LCNAR: Jacobs, Dick, 1918-1988 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86145208
Wikidata: Dick Jacobs - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q5273052
MusicBrainz: Dick Jacobs - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/362d6a72-d42b-4436-8062-f95e4f180755
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