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Jun 28, · Tommy Dorsey (November 19, – November 26, ) was an American jazz trombonist, trumpeter, composer, and bandleader of the Big Band era. He was known as "The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing" and as "TD". He was the younger brother of Jimmy Dorsey. His lyrical trombone style became one of the signature sounds of his band and of the swing era.
Tommy Dorsey, American musician who, independently and with his brother Jimmy, led several of the most popular big bands of the swing era. His theme song was ‘I’m Getting Sentimental over You.’ He was also a highly respected and influential trombonist. Learn more about Dorsey’s life and career.
Frank Sinatra achieved his first success as a vocalist in the Tommy Dorsey band and claimed he learned breath control from watching Dorsey play trombone. Today's orchestra features vocalists in the same great tradition. And the band plays on. Terry Myers picks up the baton of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra following the legendary Buddy Morrow.
Tommy und Jimmy Dorsey waren zwei der profiliertesten und doch völlig anders denkende Bigband-Leiter,die nach ersten Jahren als gemeinsame Bandleader für viele Jahre ihre eigenen Wege gegangen sind,also lange nach der Bigband-Ära,kam man dann doch wieder zusammen,auch wenn es eigentlich Tommys Band war/5(19).
(The complete span of his career with Dorsey was released in the box set The Song Is You.) From March 13 to April 9, Sinatra sang with the Tommy Dorsey Band at the New York Paramount, the venue in which he, as a solo singer, caused pandemonium during the coming years.
DORSEY, Tommy, and his Orchestra ★8★ MEM/HOT Born on 11/19/ in Mahanoy Plane, Pennsylvania. Choked to death on 11/26/ (age 51). Legendary trombonist/ bandleader. Played with brother Jimmy Dorsey from Tommy's band launched the career of vocalist Frank Sinatra. Band's theme song was "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" (#8 in.
Directed by Lloyd French. With Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, Bob Eberly, Evelyn Oaks, Jimmy Dorsey. In a nightclub setting, Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, with two of his vocalists, perform four of the group's best known songs. For the complete list of songs, check the soundtrack listing.
The compilation album And the Band Sings Too was in the Top Ten in September, and Dorsey returned to the Top Ten of the album charts with Tommy Dorsey Plays Cole Porter in April His final film appearance came in Disc Jockey in September Dorsey switched to Decca Records and continued to perform with his band in the early '50s. In May.