HARRY JAMES

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Harry Haag James (March 15, 1916 – July 5, 1983) was a popular United States musician and band leader, and a well known trumpet virtuoso.

Harry James was born in Albany, Georgia, the son of a bandleader of a traveling circus. By age 10 he was taking trumpet lessons from his father. His father had him on a very strict practicing schedule every day. He was given one page to learn out of the Arban's book (a trumpet drill book) every day and could not do anything until he learned that page.

In 1931 the family settled in Beaumont, Texas and James began playing with local dance bands. James joined the nationally popular Ben Pollack in 1935. At the start of 1937 he left Pollack to join Benny Goodman's orchestra, where he stayed through 1938.

In February of 1939 Harry James debuted his own big band in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He
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Ais 2011
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HARRY JAMES Harry James and His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harry James and His Orchestra
Big Band 1945
HARRY JAMES Trumpet Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trumpet Time
Big Band 1949
HARRY JAMES Dance Parade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dance Parade
Big Band 1950
HARRY JAMES Soft Lights, Sweet Trumpet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soft Lights, Sweet Trumpet
Big Band 1952
HARRY JAMES One Night Stand album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One Night Stand
Big Band 1953
HARRY JAMES Harry James and His Orchestra (Odeon) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harry James and His Orchestra (Odeon)
Big Band 1954
HARRY JAMES Trumpet After Midnight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trumpet After Midnight
Big Band 1954
HARRY JAMES The Man With the Horn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Man With the Horn
Big Band 1955
HARRY JAMES The Golden Trumpet of Harry James album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Golden Trumpet of Harry James
Big Band 1968
HARRY JAMES Mr. Trumpet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mr. Trumpet
Big Band 1972

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HARRY JAMES At The Hollywood Palladium album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Hollywood Palladium
Big Band 1954
HARRY JAMES Live 1964 In Holiday Ballroom Chicago album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live 1964 In Holiday Ballroom Chicago
Big Band 1989

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HARRY JAMES The Third Big Band Sound Of Harry James album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Third Big Band Sound Of Harry James
Big Band 1970
HARRY JAMES Best of Big Bands: Harry James album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Best of Big Bands: Harry James
Big Band 1990
HARRY JAMES You Made Me Love You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You Made Me Love You
Big Band 1992
HARRY JAMES Bandstand Memories 1938 to 1948,vol.3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bandstand Memories 1938 to 1948,vol.3
Big Band 1994
HARRY JAMES Original Recordings - Harry James: Ciribiribin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Original Recordings - Harry James: Ciribiribin
Big Band 1996
HARRY JAMES Verve Jazz Masters 55 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Verve Jazz Masters 55
Big Band 1996
HARRY JAMES Record Session: 1939-1942 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Record Session: 1939-1942
Big Band 1999
HARRY JAMES Harry James - Trumpet Blues: The Best Of Harry James album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harry James - Trumpet Blues: The Best Of Harry James
Big Band 1999
HARRY JAMES At the Hollywood Palladium / Trumpet After Midnight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At the Hollywood Palladium / Trumpet After Midnight
Big Band 2000
HARRY JAMES Have Trumpet, Will Travel album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Have Trumpet, Will Travel
Big Band 2002
HARRY JAMES Presenting Harry James album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Presenting Harry James
Big Band 2007
HARRY JAMES Eight Bar Riff '43~'45 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eight Bar Riff '43~'45
Big Band 2007

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