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Ziggy Elman

tr, 1914-1968 US, Philadelphia
Musician of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Harry Finkelman

Born: May 26, 1911 (or) 1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Died: June 25 (or) 26, 1968 in Los Angeles, California. Ziggy played the trumpet and was a succesful band leader. He's also known for playing with the Benny Goodman & His Orchestra in the 1930s and the Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra in the 1940s.

  • Trumpet
  • Vocals
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (From "Kiss the Boys Goodbye") on The Homefront 1941-1945 by Tommy Dorsey
Always on And The Angels Sing by Ziggy Elman
And the Angels Sing on Presenting… The Gems of Jazz - Vol. 2 by Various Artists
You Took Advantage of Me on Zaggin' With Zig by Ziggy Elman
Alone Together on Radio Discs by Ziggy Elman & Brick Fleagle's Orchestra
And The Angels Sing on And The Angels Sing by Ziggy Elman
Bublitchki on Zaggin' With Zig by Ziggy Elman
29th and Dearborn on Zaggin' With Zig by Ziggy Elman
Zaggin' with Zig on Zaggin' With Zig by Ziggy Elman
Deep Night on Zaggin' With Zig by Ziggy Elman

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
In Chronology - 1938-1939Ziggy Elman2008Album
1940 & 1939Harry James & Ziggy Elman featuring on vocals Dick Haymes1984Compil.
An M-E Double-Header Gene Krupa\Ziggy Elman With their Orchestras and their VocalistsGene Krupa, Ziggy Elman1975Album
And The Angels Sing 1938-39Ziggy Elman1973Compil.
"Collectors' Items" - 1960 NAB ConventionZiggy Elman, Virginia Maxey, Gene Krupa, Anita O'Day, John Kirkby, Maxine Sullivan, Teddy Powell1960Single
One Night Stand With Ziggy ElmanZiggy Elman1951Compil.
In Disco Order Volume 3Ziggy ElmanCompil.
Swingtime / Serenade For StringsJohnny Mercer, Ziggy Elman, Mel Tormé And The The Mel-Tones, The AFRS Swing Band, Murray McEachern / The AFRS String Orchestra, Harry Von ZellAlbum
In Disco Order Volume 5 (1951 - 1952)Ziggy ElmanCompil.
Radio Discs Of Ziggy Elman And Brick FleagleZiggy Elman & Brick FleagleCompil.
In Disco Order Volume 1Ziggy ElmanCompil.
In Disco Order Volume 4Ziggy ElmanCompil.
In Disco Order Volume 2Ziggy ElmanCompil.
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