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Bobby Hackett

Though he started on guitar, Bobby Hackett (1916-76) made his name on cornet and trumpet, starring with Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller, admired by Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis, in demand for Dixieland and lyrical ballads. Geoffrey Smith salutes a musicians’ musician.

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Sun 3 Mar 2019 00:00

Music Played

  • Donald Heywood

    I'm Coming Virginia

    Composer: Will Marion Cook. Orchestra: Benny Goodman's Big Band.
    • Columbia Legacy.
    • C2K-65143.
    • 7.
  • Bud Freeman

    Carnegie Jump

    Composer: Eddie Condon. Composer: Jess Stacy. Ensemble: Eddie Condon and His Windy City Seven.
    • Topaz.
    • TPZ-1026.
    • 13.
  • George Gershwin

    Embraceable You

    Composer: Ira Gershwin. Ensemble: Eddie Condon and His Windy City Seven.
    • Topaz.
    • TPZ-1026.
    • 14.
  • Lewis/Young/Conrad/Robinson

    Singin' The Blues

    Ensemble: Bobby Hackett & his Band.
    • Topaz.
    • TPZ 1053.
  • Jerry Gray

    A String Of Pearls

    Performer: Bobby Hackett. Orchestra: Glenn Miller Orchestra.
    • Topaz.
    • TPZ 1053.
  • Bob Carleton

    Ja-Da

    Ensemble: Bobby Hackett & his Band.
    • Classics.
    • Classics 1047.
    • 4.
  • Warren/Forman/Leslie

    Rose of the Rio Grande

    Ensemble: Bobby Hackett and His Orchestra.
    • Classics.
    • Classics 1047.
    • 16.
  • Ned Washington

    A Woman's Intuition

    Composer: Victor Young. Singer: Lee Wiley. Performer: Bobby Hackett.
    • Avid.
    • AMSC 1113.
  • Richard Rodgers

    My Funny Valentine

    Composer: Lorenz Hart. Orchestra: Jackie Gleason Orchestra. Featured Artist: Bobby Hackett.
    • Capitol.
    • LC 6588.
    • 2.
  • Bob Crosby

    From Monday On

    Composer: H. Barris. Ensemble: Eddie Condon and His All-Stars.
    • Phillips.
    • BBL 7109.
    • 1.
  • Arthur Schwartz

    I Guess I'll Have to Change my Plan

    Composer: Howard Dietz. Ensemble: Bobby Hackett & his Jazz Band.
    • Phoenix Records.
    • 131523.
    • 10.
  • Louis Armstrong

    I Want a Big Butter and Egg Man

    Composer: Percy Venable. Ensemble: Bobby Hackett & his Jazz Band.
    • Phoenix Records.
    • 131523.
    • 7.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Swing that Music

    Composer: H. Gerlach. Ensemble: Bobby Hackett Quintet.
    • Phontastic.
    • PHONT 7571.
    • 1.
  • Leo Robin

    Love Is Just Around The Corner

    Composer: Lewis Gensler. Ensemble: Bobby Hackett Quintet.
    • Phontastic.
    • PHONT 7572.
    • 5.
  • Ben Bernie

    Sweet Georgia Brown

    Composer: Kenneth Casey. Composer: Maceo Pinkard. Ensemble: Bobby Hackett Quintet.
    • WORLD RECORDS.
    • ST-1080.
    • 1.

Bobby Hackett

TITLE                      I’M COMING VIRGINIA

Artists:                  Benny Goodman

Composers:        Donald Heywood/ Will Marion Cook

Album Title:        The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

Label:                    Columbia/Legacy C2K 65143

Performers:       Benny Goodman’s 12 Piece Ensemble; Bobby Hackett (cornet); Jess Stacy (piano); Allan Reuss (guitar);  Harry Goodman (bass);  Gene Krupa (drums)

 

 

TITLE                      CARNEGIE JUMP

Artists:                  Eddie Condon

Composers:        Bud Freeman/Eddie Condon/Jess Stacy

Album Title:        Windy City Jazz

Label:                    Topaz: TPZ-1026

Performers:       Eddie Condon and his Windy City Seven; Jess Stacy (piano); Bobby Hackett (cornet); George Brunies (trombone); Pee Wee Russell (clarinet); Bud Freeman (tenor sax); Eddie Condon (Guitar); Artie Shapiro (bass); George Wettling (drums).

 

 

TITLE                      EMBRACEABLE YOU

Artists:                  Eddie Condon

Composers:        George & Ira Gershwin

Album Title:        Windy City Jazz

Label:                    Topaz: TPZ-1026

Performers:       Eddie Condon and his Windy City Seven; Jess Stacy (piano); Bobby Hackett (cornet); Jack Teagarden (trombone); Pee Wee Russell (clarinet); Bud Freeman (tenor sax); Eddie Condon (Guitar); Artie Shapiro (bass); George Wettling (drums).

 

 

TITLE                      SINGIN’ THE BLUES

Artists:                  Bobby Hackett

Composers:        LEWIS/YOUNG/CONRAD/ROBINSON

Album Title:        A String of Pearls

Label:                    Topaz TPZ 1053

Performers:       Bobby Hackett and his Orchestra

 

 

TITLE                      A STRING OF PEARLS

Artists:                  Glenn Miller & his Orchestra/Bobby Hackett

Composers:        Jerry Gray

Album Title:        A String of Pearls

Label:                    Topaz TPZ 1053

Performers:       Glenn Miller and his Orchestra; Bobby Hackett (cornet); Tex Beneke (alto sax); Al Klink (tenor sax); Babe Russin (tenor sax).

 

 

TITLE                      JA-DA

Artists:                  Bobby Hackett

Composers:        Bob Carleton

Album Title:        Bobby Hackett and his Orchestra 1943-1947

Label:                    Classics Classics 1047

Performers:       Bobby Hackett (cornet); Ray Conniff (trombone); Bill Stegmeyer or John Pepper (clarinet); Nick Caiazza (tenor sax); Frank Signorelli (piano); Eddie Condon (guitar); Bob Casey (bass); Maurice Purtill (drums).

 

 

TITLE                      THE ROSE OF THE RIO GRANDE

Artists:                  Bobby Hackett

Composers:        Warren/Forman/Leslie

Album Title:        Bobby Hackett and his Orchestra 1943-1947

Label:                    Classics Classics 1047

Performers:       Bobby Hackett (cornet); Vernon Brown (trombone); Joe Dixon (clarinet); Deane Kincaide (baritone sax); Dave Bowman (piano); Carl Kress (guitar); Bob Haggart (bass); George Wettling (drums).

 

 

TITLE                      A WOMAN’S INTUITION

Artists:                  Lee Wiley

Composers:        Ned Washington/Victor Young

Album Title:        Lee Wiley: Four Classic Albums Plus

Label:                    Avid AMSC 1113

Performers:       Lee Wiley(vocal); Bobby Hackett (cornet);  Joe Bushkin & His Swinging Strings

 

 

TITLE                      MY FUNNY VALENTINE

Artists:                  Bobby Hackett

Composers:        Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart

Album Title:        Jackie Gleason Presents: Music for Lovers Only

Label:                    Capitol LC 6588

Performers:       Orchestra conducted by Jackie Gleason;  Bobby Hackett (trumpet)



TITLE                      FROM MONDAY ON

Artists:                  Eddie Condon

Composers:        Bob Crosby/H. Barris

Album Title:        Bixieland - Eddie Condon And His All-Stars

Label:                    Philips: BBL 7109

Performers:       Bobby Hackett (cornet);  Edmund Hall (clarinet);  Cutty Cutshall (trombone);  Gene Schroeder (piano);  Eddie Condon (guitar);  Walter Page (bass); George Wettling (drums)

 

 

TITLE                      I GUESS I’LL HAVE TO CHANGE MY PLAN

Artists:                  Bobby Hackett

Composers:        Arthur Schwartz/ Howard Dietz

Album Title:        Jack Teagarden, Bobby Hackett ‎- Complete Fifties Studio Recordings

Label:                    Phoenix Records: 131523

Performers:       Jack Teagarden (trombone & vocals);  Bobby Hackett (cornet);  Abe Lincoln (trombone); Matty Matlock (clarinet); Don Owens (piano);  Nappy Lamare  (guitar); Phil Stephens(bass);  Nick Fatool (drums).

 

 

TITLE                      I WANT A BIG BUTTER AND EGG MAN

Artists:                  Bobby Hackett

Composers:        Louis Armstrong/Percy Venable

Album Title:        Jack Teagarden, Bobby Hackett ‎- Complete Fifties Studio Recordings

Label:                    Phoenix Records: 131523

Performers:       Jack Teagarden (trombone & vocals);  Bobby Hackett (cornet);  Abe Lincoln (trombone); Matty Matlock (clarinet); Don Owens (piano);  Nappy Lamare  (guitar); Phil Stephens(bass);  Nick Fatool (drums).

 

 

TITLE                      SWING THAT MUSIC

Artists:                  Bobby Hackett

Composers:        Louis Armstrong/ H. Gerlach

Album Title:        Melody is a Must

Label:                    Phontastic PHONT 7571

Performers:       Bobby Hackett (cornet); Vic Dickenson (trombone);  Dave McKenna (piano);  Jack Lesberg (bass);  Cliff Leeman (drums).

 

 

TITLE                      LOVE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER

Artists:                  Bobby Hackett

Composers:        Leo Robin/ Lewis Gensler

Album Title:        Melody is a Must

Label:                    Phontastic PHONT 7572

Performers:       Bobby Hackett (cornet); Vic Dickenson (trombone);  Dave McKenna (piano);  Jack Lesberg  (bass);  Cliff Leeman (drums)

 

 

TITLE                      SWEET GEORGIA BROWN

Artists:                  Bobby Hackett/Vic Dickenson

Composers:        Ben Bernie/ Kenneth Casey/ Maceo Pinkard

Album Title:        This is My Bag

Label:                    WORLD RECORDS: ST-1080

Performers:       Bobby Hackett (cornet);  Vic Dickenson (trombone);  Lou Forestieri  (piano);  Joe Brancato (drums);  Tito Russo (bass).

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