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Jimmy Dorsey

This week In Jazz Legends 07

Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra. They are the "Jazz Legends"…

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.Digest Tracklist : w/ Tommy Dorsey - Well, Git It . W/ Lynn Roberts & Tommy…

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong's exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist.Who ever they were, Billie Holiday,…

The Dorseys

From 'Boogie Woogie' to 'Song Of India', we have mixed 20 'Big Bands' tunes written or co-written by 'Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey'. It has Frank Sinatra (with Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra and the pied pipers), Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey,…

Lindy Hoppers

From 'Undecided' to 'Darktown Strutters Ball', we have mixed 20 'Jazz Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Lindy Hop'. It has Duke Ellington, Don Redman & His Orchestra, Joe Williams, Benny Moten's Kansas City Orchestra and many more.