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Tommy Dorsey

Primary Instrument: Trombone

Born: November 19, 1905 | Died: November 26, 1956    

Trombonist Thomas “Tommy” Dorsey was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, the younger brother of famed jazz clarinetist, Jimmy Dorsey. In early years he was equally well-known as both trumpet and trombone player, recording several hot jazz solos on trumpet in 1920s, including “The Spell of the Blues” with the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra for OKeh on 1/26/29. His career closely followed that of brother Jimmy; by 1930 he was one of the most successful free-lance radio and recording artists on trombone, recognized both for his exceptional tone and legato style on ballads and for his fine solos on faster tempi....
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    Spotlite Records
    2004
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    The Jazz Big Band 9 / ビッグ・バンド黄金時代9

    Spotlite Records
    2003
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    20 Outstanding Performances

    Enja Records
    2002
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    Big Band Legends

    Spotlite Records
    2001
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    #1 A Musical Contribution By America's Best For Our Armed Forces...

    Spotlite Records
    1998
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    The Legendary Sides

    Spotlite Records
    1997
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    The Fabulous Dorseys

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