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Dixie Dawn - The Dorsey Brothers - The Dorsey Brothers 1928 (Volume One) (Vinyl, LP)


  • The Dorsey Brothers' Orchestra discography and songs: Music profile for The Dorsey Brothers' Orchestra, formed Genres: Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, Jazz. Albums include Pop Music: The Early Years , Lullaby of Broadway / The Words Are in My Heart, and A Hundred Years.
  • Thomas Francis "Tommy " Dorsey, Jr. (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", because of his smooth-toned trombone playing. Although he was not known for being a notable soloist, his technical skill on the trombone gave him renown amongst other.
  • 5/22/ Dixie dawn: Dorsey Brothers Orchestra: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo: OKeh: W in. 6/4/ Evening star (Help me find my man) Dorsey Brothers Orchestra: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo: OKeh: W in. 6/4/ Forgetting you: Dorsey Brothers Orchestra: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo: OKeh.
  • Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey first teamed up together on records as the Dorsey Brothers in but the groups they led through were strictly studio affairs, featuring classic jazz and hot dance music along with some ballads. In , they decided to put together a regular orchestra and by , with Bob Crosby (and later Bob Eberle) taking the.
  • This is the first volume of the Dorsey Brothers orchestra recorded from February to November Received wisdom has it that the Brothers outfit was a jazz orchestra but when they split the individual orchestras were of limited jazz interest only. I'm not sure that was correct/5(3).
  • The battlin' Dorsey brothers were key in transitioning Traditional Jazz to Swing during the late s and early '30s. These famed hotheads were a good match: Tommy's creamy trombone suited dreamy ballads, while Jimmy's harder-edged saxophone made them a hot rhythm outfit.
  • This fourth and final volume of the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra recordings includes two titles from Chick Bullock's Dec. 19th, session (Other Dorsey Brothers' releases in the Jazz Oracle series are JOR , and ).
  • Subtitled "The Complete Recordings," this Canadian disc presents 23 tracks, five of which are alternate takes, tracing the earliest recordings by the Dorsey Brothers and Their Orchestra (as the original records had it) for OKeh Records in Both Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey had recently left the Paul Whiteman band and settled in New York to work as studio musicians, and these tracks mark the 9/

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