Wilbur Bascomb

Wilbur Odell "Dud" Bascomb (May 16, 1916, Birmingham, Alabama – December 25, 1972, New York City) was an American jazz trumpeter, best known for his tenure with Erskine Hawkins. He was a 1979 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 16, 1916 (Birmingham), Died December 25, 1972

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1966

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-065909 10-in. 5/27/1941 So long, Shorty Wilbur Bascomb ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and trumpet solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80262 12/6/1950 After hours-1 Erskine Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 115661 2/4/1965 No pity in the naked city Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 115662 2/4/1965 Better play it safe Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 115663 2/4/1965 Star dust Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 115664 2/4/1965 She'll be there Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 115665 2/4/1965 No time out Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 116062 5/10/1965 No pity in the naked city Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 117676 7/8/1966 I'm not made of clay-1 ; I'm not made of clay Screamin' Jay Hawkins instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 117677 7/8/1966 All night-1 ; All night Screamin' Jay Hawkins instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 117678 7/8/1966 Mountain jive-1 ; Mountain jive Screamin' Jay Hawkins instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 117679 7/8/1966 I'll be there-1 ; I'll be there Screamin' Jay Hawkins instrumentalist, trumpet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bascomb, Wilbur," accessed July 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303342.

Bascomb, Wilbur. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303342.

"Bascomb, Wilbur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303342

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