JIMMY DORSEY

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The older of the two Dorsey brothers was a child prodigy who began his musical career at the age seven playing the slide trumpet and cornet with his father's brass band at local parties. His father was a working class man who wanted a better life for his children and made them study music, diligently. By the time he was 17, Jimmy was playing with the Jean Goldkette band with Bix Beiderbecke and Frankie Trumbauer.

During the 1920's the Goldkette Orchestra had broken up, and Jimmy, along with Bix and Trumbauer joined Paul Whiteman's group. Jimmy left Whiteman's group and freelanced around playing with Red Nichols. In 1933 Jimmy and younger brother Tommy formed their famous Dorsey Brothers Orchestra which included drummer Ray McKinley, trombonist Glenn Miller and singer Bob Crosby.

By 1935, continued feuding between the two brothers led to a break-up of the band. In 1938
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So Rare / June NightSo Rare / June Night
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Hindsight Records 1992
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Plays 22 Original Big Band RecordingsPlays 22 Original Big Band Recordings
Hindsight Records 1994
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Greatest HitsGreatest Hits
Curb 2010
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JIMMY DORSEY Contrasting Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Contrasting Music
Big Band 1941
JIMMY DORSEY Latin American Favorites album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Latin American Favorites
Big Band 1946
JIMMY DORSEY Dixie by Dorsey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dixie by Dorsey
Big Band 1949
JIMMY DORSEY The Fabulous Jimmy Dorsey (aka So Rare aka Memories) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fabulous Jimmy Dorsey (aka So Rare aka Memories)
Big Band 1957
JIMMY DORSEY The Great Jimmy Dorsey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Great Jimmy Dorsey
Big Band 1957
JIMMY DORSEY 1939 - 1940 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1939 - 1940
Big Band 1977
JIMMY DORSEY The Uncollected Jimmy Dorsey 1949 - 1951 Vol. 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Uncollected Jimmy Dorsey 1949 - 1951 Vol. 3
Big Band 1980
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1950 Vol. 4
Big Band 1982
JIMMY DORSEY Dorseyland Band Vol. 5 - 1950 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dorseyland Band Vol. 5 - 1950
Big Band 1984
JIMMY DORSEY Fabulous New Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra  : Dorsey, Then And Now (With Lee Castle Featuring Carole Taran) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fabulous New Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra : Dorsey, Then And Now (With Lee Castle Featuring Carole Taran)
Vocal Jazz 1987

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JIMMY DORSEY 1942 - 1944 Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1942 - 1944 Vol. 2
Big Band 1980
JIMMY DORSEY At The 400 Restaurant 1946 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The 400 Restaurant 1946
Big Band 1994

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JIMMY DORSEY Jimmy Dorsey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jimmy Dorsey
Big Band 1959
JIMMY DORSEY Jimmy Dorsey's Greatest Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jimmy Dorsey's Greatest Hits
Big Band 1967
JIMMY DORSEY Jimmy Dorsey 1939-1942 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jimmy Dorsey 1939-1942
Big Band 1981
JIMMY DORSEY Big Bands: Jimmy Dorsey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Bands: Jimmy Dorsey
Big Band 1984
JIMMY DORSEY Greatest Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Greatest Hits
Big Band 1991
JIMMY DORSEY The Classic Tracks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Classic Tracks
Big Band 1996

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