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Vic Dickenson

tb, 1906-1984 US, Xenia, Ohio
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Victor Dickenson

Vic (Victor) Dickenson (August 6, 1906 – November 16, 1984) was an African-American jazz trombonist. Dickenson's career started out in the 1920s and led him through musical partnerships with such legends as Count Basie (1940–41), Sidney Bechet (1941) and Earl Hines.

  • Trombone
  • Vocals
  • Trumpet
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
Plays With
Andy Gibson And His Orchestra
Art Hodes And His Blue Note Jazzmen
Earl Hines And His Orchestra
Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra
Eddie Locke Sextet
Edmond Hall Sextet
Edmond Hall's All-Stars
Edmond Hall's Blue Note Jazzmen
George Wein's Storyville Band
Hot Lips Page And His Orchestra
Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars
James P. Johnson's Blue Note Jazzmen
Jimmy McPartland's Hot Jazz Stars
Jimmy Rushing And His Orchestra
Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra
Jonah Jones Band
Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends
Lester Young And His Band
Mal Waldron's All Stars
Mary Lou Williams And Her Orchestra
Mary Lou Williams' Chosen Five
Pee Wee Russell Jazz Ensemble
Sam Price And His Kaycee Stompers
Sidney Bechet And His Blue Note Jazz Men
Sidney Bechet And His New Orleans Feetwarmers
Slim Gaillard And His Boogiereeners
The Buck Clayton Septet
The Buddy Tate All Stars
The Jazz Giants '56
The Mainstream Sextet
The Vic Dickenson Quintet
The World's Greatest Jazzband
Vic Dickenson All-Stars
Vic Dickenson Quartet
Vic Dickenson Septet
Wilbert Baranco And His Rhythm Bombardiers
George Berg
The Big 18
Rusty Gilder
Dr. Horse
Count Basie's All Stars
The Bechet Legacy
Teddy Wilson And His All Stars
Sidney DeParis' Blue Note Jazzmen
The Saints & Sinners
Champ Jones
The Phil Wilson Sextet
Bobby Donaldson's 7th Avenue Stompers
7th Ave. Stompers
George Wettling And His Windy City Seven
George Wein's Dixie Victors
Kenny Clarke All Stars
The Wilson-Norvo All Stars
The Jonah Jones Sextet
A Dixieland Sound Spectacular
Keith Smith Nice Festival All Stars
Marian & Jimmy McPartland
The Saints and Sinners All Star Jazz Band
The Dick Wellstood All-Stars
International Jazz Group
The Booty Wood All Stars
Muggsy Spanier-Pee Wee Russell Ragtimers
Arvell Shaw & The Swing Legacy All-Stars
Popular Tracks   
Nice and Easy Blues on Gentleman of the Trombone by Vic Dickenson
Russian Lullaby on The Essential by Vic Dickenson
Jeepers Creepers on The Essential by Vic Dickenson
I Cover The Waterfront on The Essential by Vic Dickenson
Willie Mae on Further On by Vic Dickenson & Sir Charles Thompson
Too Marvelous for Words on Gentleman of the Trombone by Vic Dickenson
Five O'Clock Whistle on Ding Dong by Vic Dickenson
Keeping Out Of Mischief Now on The Essential by Vic Dickenson
I Would Do Most Anything For You on The Roots of Dixieland Jazz Volume II by Various Artists
Sir Charles At Home on The Essential by Vic Dickenson

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Five Classic Album PlusVic Dickenson2012Album
Mainstream - (Vic Dickenson & Joe Thomas & Their All-Star Jazz Groups)Vic Dickenson & Joe Thomas2010Single
J.J. SpecialJonah Jones, Vic Dickenson, Sidney Bechet, Milt Hinton, Osie Johnson, Urbie Green2007Compil.
The Worlds Greatest Jazz Band At Manchester Trade Hall England 1971Yank Lawson, Billy Butterfield, Vic Dickenson, Bob Wilber, Eddie Hubble, Bud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Bob Haggart, Gus Johnson2006Album
Julia Lee And Her BoyfriendsJulia Lee, Benny Carter, Vic Dickenson, Jay McShann, Red Norvo2001Compil.
A True Trombone Master - Story 1940 / 1946Vic Dickenson2000Compil.
Nice WorkVic Dickenson1999Compil.
MainstreamVic Dickenson & Joe Thomas1999Album
Breaks, Blues And BoogiesVic Dickenson1997Compil.
Swing That MusicVic Dickenson1993Album
Milton Jazz Concert 1963Bobby Hackett, Vic Dickenson, Edmond Hall1992Album
Just Friends - Featuring Red Richards And John WilliamsVic Dickenson1986Album
The Vic Dickenson ShowcaseVic Dickenson1986Album
The Complete Edmond Hall / James P. Johnson / Sidney De Paris / Vic Dickenson Blue Note SessionsEdmond Hall / James Price Johnson / Sidney De Paris / Vic Dickenson1985Compil.
The International Jazz Group - Volume OneThe International Jazz Group International Jazz Group Arvell Shaw, Taft Jordan, Vic Dickenson, Budd Johnson, André Persiany, Gus Johnson, George Berg1985Album
Blowin' BubblesRalph Sutton, Vic Dickenson1983Album
Los Grandes Del Jazz 67Wallace Davenport / Cozy Cole / Buddy Tate / Vic Dickenson1981Album
Boston-New York Axis: Phil & VicThe Phil Wilson Sextet With Vic Dickenson And Butch Miles1980Album
The Essential Vic DickensonVic Dickenson1977Compil.
Live At The Roosevelt Grill Volume FourBobby Hackett With Vic Dickenson1977Album
The Roots Of Dixieland Jazz Volume IIRex Stewart, Vic Dickenson, Buster Bailey, Marty Napoleon, Pee Wee Erwin, Milt Hinton, George Wettling, Arvell Shaw, Claude Hopkins1976Compil.
In HollandVic Dickenson1976Album
Trombone ChollyVic Dickenson1976Album
Gentleman Of The TromboneVic Dickenson1975Album
Vic DickensonVic Dickenson, Joe Thomas, Scoville Brown, Red Richards, Bill Pemberton, Oliver Jackson, Bucky Pizzarelli, Zoot Sims, Doc Cheatham1974Album
Tribute To Count BasieWallace Davenport, Ruby Braff, Bill Coleman, Vic Dickenson, Buddy Tate, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Gérard Badini, George Wein, James Leary, Willie Mabon1974Album
Swingin'Jimmy McPartland, Vic Dickenson, Buddy Tate, Marian McPartland, Rusty Gilder, Gus Johnson1973Album
In Concert: Vol. 1 - Massey HallThe World's Greatest JazzBand Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart Special Guest Bobby Hackett With Vic Dickenson1973Album
Bobby Hackett And Vic Dickenson At The Royal BoxBobby Hackett, Vic Dickenson1972Album
Live At The Roosevelt GrillBobby Hackett With Vic Dickenson1970Album
This Is My BagThe Bobby Hackett Quartet Plus Vic Dickenson1969Album
Jazz from a Swinging EraEarl Hines, Roy Eldridge, Buck Clayton, Vic Dickenson, Budd Johnson, Bud Freeman, Earle Warren, Sir Charles Thompson, Oliver Jackson, Bill Pemperton1967Album
The Golden Era Of Dixieland Jazz Vol. 2Rex Stewart, Arvell Shaw, Marty Napoleon, Buster Bailey, Vic Dickenson, George Wettling1965Single
Coleman Hawkins All StarsColeman Hawkins All Stars Featuring Joe Thomas & Vic Dickenson1960Album
Newport Jazz Festival All StarsBuck Clayton / Vic Dickenson / Pee Wee Russell / Bud Freeman / George Wein / Champ Jones / Jake Hanna1960Album
MainstreamVic Dickenson & Joe Thomas1958Album
Swinging Lester YoungLester Young With Howard McGhee, Chico Hamilton, Willie Smith, Curtis Counce, Joe Albany, Vic Dickenson, Irving Ashby1958Compil.
Skin Tight And Cymbal Wise!Vic Dickenson, Taft Jordan, Arvell Shaw, Budd Johnson, George Berg, André Persiany, Gus Johnson1958Album
Giants Of Jazz, Vol. IILester Young, Vic Dickenson, Roy Eldridge, Teddy Wilson, Freddie Green, Gene Ramey, Jo Jones1957Compil.
Slidin' SwingVic Dickenson And Urbie Green1957Album
The Golden Era Of Dixieland Jazz 1887 - 1937Claude Hopkins, Pee Wee Erwin, Vic Dickenson, Buster Bailey, Milt Hinton, George Wettling1957Album
The Golden Era Of Dixieland JazzPee Wee Erwin, Vic Dickenson, Buster Bailey, Claude Hopkins, Milt Hinton, George Wettling1956Compil.
Jazz At StoryvilleSidney Bechet / Vic Dickenson1954Single
Jazz At Storyville Vol. 2Sidney Bechet / Vic Dickenson1954Album
Sidney Bechet At StoryvilleSidney Bechet, Vic Dickenson, George Wein, Jimmy Woode, Buzzy Drootin1954Album
The Vic Dickenson ShowcaseVic Dickenson1953Album
George Wein presents Jazz At Storyville Vol.1Sidney Bechet, Vic Dickenson, Buzzy Drootin, George Wein, Jimmy Woode1953Album
I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You / In A MellotoneVic Dickenson1952Album
Trombone TimeJack Teagarden, Benny Morton, Bill Harris, Vic Dickenson, Claude Jones1950Album
Dixieland - Main Stem New OrleansEdmond Hall, Vic Dickenson, Ruby Braff, Kenny Kersey, John Field, Jimmy CrawfordAlbum
Satin DollSaints & Sinners Featuring Vic DickensonSingle
Nice All StarsCozy Cole, Buddy Tate, Wallace Davenport, Vic DickensonAlbum
Drumsticks, Trumpets & DixielandVic Dickenson / Marty Napoleon / George Wettling / Rex Stewart / Arvell Shaw / Buster Bailey / Pee Wee Erwin / Milt Hinton / Claude HopkinsAlbum
Young Man With A HornVic DickensonAlbum
Vic's Boston StoryVic DickensonAlbum
Dixieland At Carnegie Hall (25 Top Stars)Jimmy McPartland, Wild Bill Davison / Pee Wee Russell, Vic Dickenson, George WettlingAlbum
In Concert: Vol. 2 At Carnegie HallThe World's Greatest JazzBand Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart With Special Guests Bobby Hackett And Maxine Sullivan With Bud FreemanAlbum
Live From ManassasBobby Hackett & Vic Dickenson With Maxine SullivanAlbum
George Wein Presents: Jazz At StoryvilleWild Bill Davison, Pee Wee Russell, Vic DickensonAlbum
Jive At FiveBuddy Tate, Doc Cheatham, Vic Dickenson, Johnny Guarnieri, George Duvivier, Oliver JacksonAlbum
The Vic Dickenson Showcase Vol. 2Vic DickensonAlbum
Dixieland U.S.A.Arvell Shaw, Pee Wee Russell, Buck Clayton, Vic Dickenson, Bud Freeman, Jo Jones, Lou CarterAlbum
Jazz At The Boston Arts FestivalRuby Braff, Sam Margolis, Buzzy Drootin, Vic Dickenson, John Fields, Al Drootin, Dick Lefave, George WeinSingle
Holiday In TromboneJack Teagarden, Bill Harris, Vic Dickenson, Claude JonesAlbum
Tenderly / Lion's DenVic DickensonAlbum
George Wein Presents Jazz At Storyville featuringGeorge WeinSingle
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