Hackett, Bobby [Robert Leo ]
- John Chilton
(b Providence, RI, Jan 31, 1915; d Chatham, MA, June 7, 1976). American jazz cornetist, guitarist, and bandleader. He was originally a ukulele player, and graduated to guitar before specializing on cornet. During the early 1940s he worked briefly in Glenn Miller’s orchestra playing guitar and cornet; he was a member of the Casa Loma Orchestra from ...