Art Tatum – Art’s Blues (Fabulous Dorseys)

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Jam session from the 1947 film “Fabulous Dorseys”.

“The Fabulous Dorseys” is a 1947 fictionalized biographical film which tells the story of Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, from their boyhood in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania through their rise, their breakup, and their personal reunion.

The Dorsey Brothers starred as themselves. Other actors include Janet Blair, William Lundigan, Sara Allgood and Arthur Shields. There are also cameo appearances by Paul Whiteman, Charlie Barnet, Henry Busse, Bob Eberly, Helen O’Connell and Art Tatum.


Art Tatum – piano
Tommy Dorsey – trombone
Jimmie Dorsey – clarinet
Charlie Barnet  – tenor saxophone
George Van Eps – guitar
Ray Bauduc –  drums
Ziggy Elman – trumpet
Stuart Foster – bass