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Young, Trummy

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    • us: Young, James, 1912-1984
    • us: Young, Jimmy, 1912-1984
    • us: Young, Trummie
    • us: Young, Jimmie
    • us: Young, Oliver
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    • found: Armstrong, L. Louis Armstrong [SR] p1982: container (Trummy Young, trombone)
    • found: New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed. (Young, Trummy (James Osborne); b. Jan. 12, 1912, Savannah, GA, d. Sept. 10, 1984, San Jose, CA; trombonist and singer)
    • found: ASCAP, 4th ed. (Young, James Oliver (Trummy); b. Jan. 12, 1912, Savannah, Ga.; composer, trombonist, singer)
    • found: Morse, E.M. 'Taint what you do [SR] 1953?: label (James Young)
    • found: Earl Hines, 1946: label (James Young; trombonist)
    • found: New York times obituary, via WWW, viewed Nov. 1, 2011 (Trummy Young, a Big Band-era trombonist and singer; d. Sept. 10, 1984, age 72; b. James Young in Savannah, Ga.; gained fame as a vocalist and trombonist with the Jimmie Lunceford and Louis Armstrong bands in the 1940's; recorded hits with Mr. Lunceford's Time-Life orchestra and regularly appeared at the promoter Dick Gibson's annual jazz marathon parties in Colorado Springs)
    • found: OCLC, Nov. 1, 2011 (hdgs.: Young, Trummy; Young, Trummy, 1912-1984; Young, James, 1912- ; Young, James (Musician); Young, James O.; Young, James Oliver, 1912- ; Young, Trummie; Young, Trummie, 1912-1984; Young, James, trombonist; usage: Trummy Young; Jimmy Young; James Young; Trummie Young; James "Trummy" Young; James "Trummie" Young; Jimmie Young; Oliver Young)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed April 22, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Young, Trummy; James Osborne Young; jazz musician, trombonist, trumpeter; born 12 January, 1912 in Savannah, Georgia, United States; played trumpet and then trombone in the school band; left school before graduation and moved to Washington, D.C. ; was a professional trombone player at Hardy Brothers Orchestra, Tommy Myles's band, with nickname “Trummy”, Washington, D.C., Hines's band, Chicago (1933-1937); toured with the Midwest band, the Jimmie Lunceford's orchestra (1937-1943); played for Charlie Barnet's racially mixed orchestra (1943), CBS staff orchestra (1944); was a guest star at Mildred Bailey's radio show; played for Boyd Raeburn's progressive jazz orchestra (1944); joined Benny Goodman's band (1945); formed his own sextet (1945); rejoined Claude Hopkins (1947); played in Honolulu, Hawaii; was a trombonist at the All Stars (1952-1964); recorded sessions with Armstrong, European bands, his own groups; appeared at weekend-long all-star jazz party, Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs (1972); worked with Hines, Disneyland; tour Europe, record, and lead his own groups in Hawaii (1975); died 10 September, 1984 in San Jose, California, United States)
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