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Jimmy Dorsey


New York City, US
28 Sep 2023

New York City, US
28 Sep 2023

Jimmy Dorsey

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Jimmy Dorsey
James Francis Dorsey (February 29, 1904 – June 12, 1957) was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, composer and big band leader.
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Jimmy Dorsey Biography, Songs, & Albums
Jimmy Dorsey was both an accomplished reed player, specializing in alto saxophone and clarinet, and one of the top bandleaders of the swing era.
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
Comes into this position as leader of the fabulous Jimmy Dorsey OrchestraTM from a lifetime in music. The son of professional musicians and a New Orleans native ...
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Jimmy Dorsey | Jazz Bandleader, Big Band Musician
Dorsey's big band played music that ranged from smooth dance tunes to hot swing; Dorsey had a small group, the Clambake Seven, for more intense jazz. Noted ...
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Jimmy Dorsey: Profiles in Jazz
Dec 31, 2022 — Jimmy Dorsey was born Feb. 29, 1904 in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, 21 months before the arrival of brother Tommy. Their father, while he was a ...
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Jimmy Dorsey Biography
He was a master saxophonist. Bird [Charlie Parker] knew that.” While Tommy later railed against the new music represented by bebop, Jimmy included jazz ...
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Jimmy Dorsey
Jimmy Dorsey. James “Jimmy” Dorsey was a prominent American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, trumpeter, composer, and big band leader. He was known as “JD”.
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Jimmy Dorsey (1904-1957)
The older of the two Dorsey brothers Jimmy Dorsey (February 29, 1904 – June 12, 1957) was a child prodigy who began his musical career at the age seven ...
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Jimmy Dorsey(1904-1957)
Legendary saxophonist, conductor, songwriter and composer ("I'm Glad There Is You" and "Contrasts" [his theme]), educated in public schools and a cornet ...
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(American clarinetist and saxophonist)

James Francis Dorsey was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, composer and big band leader. He recorded and composed the jazz and pop standards "I'm Glad There Is You" and "It's The Dreamer In Me".

  • Born : February 29, 1904, Shenandoah, PA
  • Died : June 12, 1957, New York, NY
  • Music groups : The Dorsey Brothers (1927 – 1957), The California Ramblers, Original Memphis Five, The Charleston Chasers
  • Record label : Dot Records
  • Albums : Jimmy Dorsey, The Fabulous Jimmy Dorsey, MORE
  • Spouse : Jane Porter (m. 1927–1949)
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