Command Performance #37 October 21, 1942 James “Jimmy” Dorsey (February 29, 1904 – June 12, 1957) was a prominent American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, trumpeter, composer, and big band leader. “One O’Clock Jump” is a jazz [More]
JIMMY DORSEY AND HIS ORCHESTRA (1938) Soundtrack listing: “Beebe” (Jimmy Dorsey, James Van Heusen) “Parade of the milk bottle caps” (Jimmy Dorsey, James Van Heusen) “It’s the dreamer in me” (Jimmy Dorsey, James Van Heusen) [More]
Sorghum Switch (Jesse Stone). New York trombone player Doc Wheeler first recorded Sorghum Switch, a song about a sugarcane switch, in November 1941 with his Sunset Orchestra – this line-up also included trumpeter Cat Anderson. [More]
An еаrlу аnd impressive jаzz ѕіdе from Hеlеn O’Connell that іnсludеѕ оnе оf Jimmy’s best ѕоlоѕ and a nice trоmbоnе оbblіgаtо bу Bobby Bуrnе. Thіѕ vеrѕіоn frоm 1939 wаѕ the ѕесоnd hіghеѕt charting оf аll [More]