We remember Jimmy Dorsey. ‘Dorsey Junior’

This day (June 12, 1957), in New York City, New York, died Jimmy Dorsey, an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, trumpeter, composer and big band leader.

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Digest Tracklist :

w/ Tommy Dorsey – Well, Git It . W/ Lynn Roberts & Tommy Dorsey – Yes Indeed . w/ His Orchestra – Tangerine (1942) . w/ Tommy Dorsey – Manhattan . w/ His Orchestra – Bee Bee . w/ His Orchestra – Man, That’S Groovy . w/ His Orchestra – John Silver (1938) .

TOP 10

Jimmy Dorsey Top 10 :

So Rare . Tangerine . Green Eyes . I Got Rhythm . Amapola . 7 . Begin the Beguine . Diz Does Everything . Maria Elena . Besame Mucho .

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Wikipedia : This day (June 12, 1957), in New York City, New York, died Jimmy Dorsey, an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, trumpeter, composer and big band leader.

@allmusic : In the early and late periods of his career, he co-led bands with his younger brother Tommy; in between, he scored a series of Latin-tinged hits that established his orchestra as one of the most successful recording and performing units of the early ’40s.

@last.fm : He was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, the son of a music teacher, but overshadowed by his younger brother Tommy Dorsey, the prominent musician. He played trumpet in his youth, appearing on stage in a Vaudeville act as early as 1913.

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