Giants (also released as Mary Lou Williams and the Trumpet Giants) is a live album by trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Bobby Hackett and pianist Mary Lou Williams recorded in 1971 and originally released on the [More]
“Swing That Music” (Louis Armstrong / Horace Gerlach) Personnel: Bobby Hackett – cornet Urbie Green – trombone Bob Wilber – clarinet Dave McKenna – piano Nabil Totah – bass Morey Feld – drums _____________ NYC, [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 Sunday 03:19 A2 Sunday No. 2 06:23 A3 California Here I Come 09:30 A4 California Here I Come No. 2 11:55 A5 A Good Man Is Hard To Find – Part [More]
“Rockin’ Chair” is a 1929 popular song with music composed by Hoagy Carmichael. Musically it is unconventional, as after the B section when most popular songs return to A, this song has an A-B-C-A1 structure. [More]
While jazz purists no doubt will ignore it as just easy listening fodder, Bobby Hackett‘s That Midnight Touch contains some of the most beautiful and pure playing of the trumpeter’s career. One could ask for [More]
Blending the orchestral pop sounds that were popular at the time with his jazz roots, Hackett delivers romantic, artful performances on  In a Mellow Mood’s “Lazy River,” “Mood Indigo,” and “You’re My Thrill.” Influenced by [More]
Creole Cookin’, is an album by cornetist Bobby Hackett which was released on the Verve label in 1967. Track listing: 1. High Society (00:00) 2. Fidgety Feet (6:26) 3. When the Saints go Marching in [More]