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Tommy Dorsey

Tommy Dorsey
Born: Nov 19, 1905 in Shenandoah, PA
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Died: Nov 26, 1956 in Greenwich, CT
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Though he might have been ranked second at any given moment to Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, or Harry James, Tommy Dorsey was overall the most popular bandleader of the swing era that lasted from 1935 to 1945. His remarkably melodic trombone playing was the signature sound of his orchestra, ...Read full biography
Tea for Two Cha Chas
Released: 1958
Label: Sepia Records
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After Tommy Dorsey passed away in November 1956, trombonist Warren Covington assumed leadership of the Dorsey band, and continued making records for Decca on the LP format. Dorsey's final releases were ...Read full review
The Tommy Dorsey Band, Featuring Buddy Morrow
Released: 1968
Label: MCA
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