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 is a 1979 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950 - 1966

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303342.

Bascomb, Wilbur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/303342.

"Bascomb, Wilbur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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