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Trummy Young

tb, 1912-1984 US, Savannah, Georgia
Singer / Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. James Oliver Young

James "Trummy" Young (January 12, 1912 – September 10, 1984) was a trombonist in the swing era. Although he was never really a star or a bandleader himself, he did have one hit with his version of "Margie," which he played and sang with Jimmie Lunceford's orchestra in 1937 on the Decca Records label.

        
Instruments
  • Trombone
  • Vocals
  • Tuba
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Now You Has Jazz - From High Society (1956) on Hollywood Swing & Jazz by Benny Goodman
Blues - Live At Carnegie Hall/1946 on Work From Home with Lester Young by Lester Young
Struttin' with Some Barbecue on Jazz The Morning After by Various Artists
Four Or Five Times on The Combos by Various Artists
Hollywood on That King Of Love by Trummy Young
Just You, Just Me - Live At Carnegie Hall, New York/1946 on The Complete Jazz At The Philharmonic On Verve 1944-1949 by Various Artists
Bell Boy Blues - Live At Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh/1947 on The Complete Jazz At The Philharmonic On Verve 1944-1949 by Various Artists
I Got Rhythm - Live At Carnegie Hall, New York/1946 on The Complete Jazz At The Philharmonic On Verve 1944-1949 by Various Artists
How High The Moon - Live At Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh / 1947 on Jazz At The Philharmonic: Best Of The 1940s Concerts by Various Artists
Blues (Pres) - Live At Carnegie Hall, New York/1946 on The Complete Jazz At The Philharmonic On Verve 1944-1949 by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
1944-1946Trummy Young1998Compil.
Tribute To Louis ArmstrongPeanuts Hucko, Billy Butterfield, Trummy Young, Marty Napoleon, Jack Lesberg, Gus Johnson1994Album
Tribute To Louis ArmstrongPeanuts Hucko, Billy Butterfield, Trummy Young, Marty Napoleon, Jack Lesberg, Gus Johnson1994Album
Los Grandes Del Jazz 68Louis Armstrong / Peanuts Hucko / Trummy Young / Billy Kyle1981Album
SomedayTrummy Young1980Album
Swing Is HereChris Barber With John Lewis ・ Trummy Young1979Album
Swing Is HereChris Barber With John Lewis ・ Trummy Young1979Album
OleoUrbie Green, Ross Tompkins, Carl Fontana, Kai Winding, James Moody, Dick Hyman, Trummy Young1978Album
A Man And His HornTrummy Young1975Album
The Mildred Bailey Radio Show - 1944-1945Mildred Bailey With Guest Stars Trummy Young And Woody Herman And Featuring Teddy Wilson Sextet1975Album
Hollywood Jazz Session - Vol. 1Dexter Gordon / Wardell Gray / Howard McGhee / Trummy Young / Barney Kessel / Hampton Hawes, Ken Kennedy, Leroy Gray1952Album
Bop After HoursTrummy Young, Barney Kessel1947Album
Bopera - Part 1 / 2Trummy Young / Wardell Gray1947Album
The Hunt - Part 3 / 4Trummy Young / Barney Kessel1947Album
Tiny's Boogie Woogie / "C" Jam BluesThe Tiny Grimes Swingtet Featuring Trummy Young & John Hardee1946Album
Jazz 44Cozy Cole, Coleman Hawkins, J.C. Heard, Trummy YoungCompil.
Governor TrombonesTrummy Young / Jimmy ArcheyAlbum
You're Only Happy When I'm Blue / Ten Lessons With TimothyTony Scott, Dizzy Gillespie, Ben Webster, Trummy Young, Jimmy Jones, Gene Ramey, Eddie NicholsonAlbum
Yours TrulyTrummy YoungAlbum
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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