Harry Babasin

Yervant Harry Babasin, Jr. (19 March 1921 – 21 May 1988) was an American jazz bassist. His nickname was "The Bear".

Birth and Death Data: Born March 19th, 1921 (Dallas), Died May 21st, 1988 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73067 10-in. 10/2/1945 Tell to a star Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73068 10-in. 10/2/1945 Surprise party Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73069 10-in. 10/2/1945 Just a little fond affection Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73070 10-in. 10/2/1945 Xango (Chongo) Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6695 3/28/1952 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6696 3/28/1952 Somewhere along the way Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6697 3/28/1952 Darktown Strutters' Ball Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6698 3/28/1952 At last Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6863 8/13/1952 Anchors aweigh Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6864 8/13/1952 On brave old Army team Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6865 8/13/1952 Jurame (Promise love) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6940 11/24/1952 Oh so good Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 6965 12/5/1952 Solid as a stonewall, Jackson Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7104 3/24/1953 And the bull walked around, olay Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7105 3/24/1953 Tompkins Cove Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7106 3/24/1953 One-stop boogie Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7166 4/27/1953 Pale moon (An Indian love song) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7167 4/27/1953 Off the wall Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 7168 4/27/1953 Later Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Babasin, Harry," accessed June 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/302447.

Babasin, Harry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/302447.

"Babasin, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/302447

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