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Milt Bernhart

Milt Bernhart (May 25, 1926 – January 22, 2004) was a West Coast jazz trombonist who worked with Stan Kenton, Frank Sinatra, and others. He supplied the solo in the middle of Sinatra's 1956 recording of I've Got You Under My Skin conducted by Nelson Riddle.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 25th, 1926 (Valparaiso), Died January 22nd, 2004 (Glendale)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86791 9/3/1954 Private hell 36 Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86792 9/3/1954 Havana interlude Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86793 9/3/1954 Easy mood Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86794 9/3/1954 Daddy long legs Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86795 9/3/1954 Joshua Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86796 9/3/1954 Lilli Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86797 9/3/1954 Dance of the Lilliputian Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86798 9/3/1954 Private blues Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 89308 2/21/1956 Man with the golden arm-Main theme Elmer Bernstein Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 89309 2/21/1956 Clark Street Elmer Bernstein Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115237 9/29/1964 Swamp fire Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115238 9/29/1964 Bluesette Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115239 9/29/1964 Pigalle Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115240 9/29/1964 Goodbye Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115241 9/29/1964 Under Paris skies Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115242 9/29/1964 Love theme from La Strada Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115243 9/29/1964 One note samba Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115244 9/29/1964 Piccolo Pete Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115245 9/29/1964 Domino Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115246 9/29/1964 Stage band boogie Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115247 9/29/1964 P.S. I love you Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115248 9/29/1964 Matilda, Matilda Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115249 9/29/1964 Till then Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115250 9/29/1964 G'won train Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115251 9/29/1964 Summertime in Venice Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115252 9/29/1964 Rigamarole Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6533 11/26/1951 Baby doll Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6534 11/26/1951 What does it take? Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6535 11/26/1951 Lady bug Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6536 11/26/1951 Lazy day Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6597 1/17/1952 I'll always be following you Sonny Burke Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6598 1/17/1952 I wanna love you Sonny Burke Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6599 1/17/1952 [Unknown title(s)] Sonny Burke Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6600 1/17/1952 (Me with) Mambo on my mind Sonny Burke Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6605 1/17/1952 Blacksmith blues Sonny Burke Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6863 8/13/1952 Anchors aweigh Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6864 8/13/1952 On brave old Army team Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6865 8/13/1952 Jurame (Promise love) Jerry Gray Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6955 11/30/1952 I can't lie to myself Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 6956 11/30/1952 Don't wake me up Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 7392 10/2/1953 Hot shoe Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 7393 10/2/1953 Lonely way Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 7394 10/2/1953 Blues for Brando Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 7395 10/2/1953 Windswept Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8857 12/15/1955 Clark Street: The top ; Homecoming-1 ; Antek's Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8858 12/15/1955 Zosh Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8860 12/15/1955 Frankie machine-2 Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8861 12/15/1955 The fix Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8862 12/15/1955 Molly Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8863 12/15/1955 Breakup: Flight/Louie's/Burlesque Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8864 12/15/1955 Sunday morning Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8865 12/15/1955 Desperation Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8866 12/15/1955 Audition Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8867 12/15/1955 The cure: Withdraw/Cold/Morning Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8868 12/15/1955 Finale Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9113 4/2/1956 Drag for beers Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9114 4/2/1956 Prelude to a rumble Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9115 4/2/1956 Bewildered Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9116 4/2/1956 Black rebel's ride Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9346 5/21/1956 Something blue Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9347 5/21/1956 Open house Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9348 5/21/1956 Sampan Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9349 5/21/1956 Fair and warmer Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9350 5/21/1956 In a sentimental mood Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9351 5/21/1956 But not for me Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9352 5/21/1956 Moanin' in the mornin' Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9353 5/21/1956 The touch of your lips Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9387 7/9/1956 Stompin' at the Savoy Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9388 7/9/1956 Matinee Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9389 7/9/1956 Strike up the band Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9390 7/9/1956 Diga diga doo Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9391 7/9/1956 You don't know what love is Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9392 7/9/1956 Status quo Bill Hitz Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9805 1/18/1957 Wild and crazy Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9806 1/18/1957 Central Park-4 A.M. Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9807 1/18/1957 Blues at five Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9808 1/18/1957 The poor people of Brazil Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9851 2/11/1957 Smooth Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9852 2/11/1957 Return of the man Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9853 2/11/1957 Exotica Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 9854 2/11/1957 Just a little jazz Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10343 7/5/1957 Hop, skip but jump Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10344 7/5/1957 Lament in five Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10345 7/5/1957 Jubilation Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10346 7/5/1957 Nightcap Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10875 3/17/1958 Balleta Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10876 3/17/1958 Get out of town Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10877 3/17/1958 Legend Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10878 3/17/1958 Poor Pierrot Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10925 4/21/1958 Martie's tune Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10926 4/21/1958 Valvitation trombosis Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10927 4/21/1958 I get a kick out of you-1 Milt Bernhart ; Carmen McRae instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10928 4/21/1958 Don't blame me Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10929 4/21/1958 Carte blanche Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10982 5/28/1958 Love is sweeping the country Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10983 5/28/1958 Jungle drums Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 10984 5/28/1958 I'm beginning to see the light Milt Bernhart instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 11358 2/11/1959 M-Squad theme Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 11359 2/11/1959 Peter Gunn Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 11360 2/11/1959 The thin man Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 11361 2/11/1959 Perry Mason theme Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bernhart, Milt," accessed March 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/304099.

Bernhart, Milt. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/304099.

"Bernhart, Milt." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 March 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/304099

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